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Los Angeles County, CA April 7, 2009 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Daniel Tabor

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Council Member; City of Inglewood; District 1

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About Daniel K. Tabor!

After serving on the Inglewood City Council 20 years ago, Daniel "Danny" K. Tabor was re-elected in June 2007 to represent the 1st Councilmanic District. Councilman Tabor has a long distinguished career in public and private services to his community. He previously served as Senior Community Organizer for the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy; Community Voice-PICO; Coalition for a Better Inglewood; Negotiator for the $500 million dollar Community Benefits Agreement between the Los Angeles World Airports; the LAX Coalition for Economic, Environmental and Educational Justice; and Program Manager with the Community Development Commission, County of Los Angeles.

From 1993 to 1996, Councilman Tabor served as the Southern California Liaison for the Office of the Secretary, United States Department of Commerce, under Secretary Ronald H. Brown. Councilman Tabor brings to the community vast experience in the areas of public policy development and community planning. In addition to service as a member of the Board of Directors of the League of California Cities, where he chaired the Community, Housing and Economic Development Committee, Councilman Tabor has also served on the Board of Director of the National League of Cities and as the President of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials. He also served as Planner of the Los Angeles United Way.

Currently, Councilman Tabor remains extremely active in the Inglewood community. He serves as Board Chairman of Great Beginnings for Black Babies, immediate past President of Sportsman Little League and the Vice-Chairman of the Inglewood Unified School District Measure K Bond Oversight Committee, and Inglewood Democratic Club. He is the immediate past Board Chairman of Inglewood's Coalition for Drug and Violence Prevention, which he co-founded with the Youth and Family Center of Southern California and the BEST Foundation of Los Angeles. For 17 years, with his wife Krishna, he has hosted with many fraternal, personal, and corporate friends an Easter Eggstravaganza for Inglewood Children.

Councilman Tabor is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Long Beach-Inglewood-South Bay Alumni Chapter, Coalition for A Better Inglewood, and First Church of God, Center of Hope, in Inglewood.

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