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City of ParamountCandidate for City Council

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Alvin Parks

Company Van Driver
256 votes (1.88%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Without a doubt ,resources for the homeless
  • Parking issues in the city of Paramount
  • Any air quality issues for the resident's of Paramount

Experience

Experience

Profession:Disc-Jockey ( D. J. )
Company Van Driver, Intercommunity Crae Center, Long Beach, Calif. (1992–2020)
Member of city Council, City Council for Paramount, Calif. — Elected position (2020–2020)

Education

Local & National Head Quarters National Activity Directors Certificate since 1996, caring for the elder (2020)

Biography

Born and raised in Long Beach,Calif. I am the oldest of 7 children, all boys. I went to Whittier & Roosevelt elemenrty schools. We moved to north Long Beach, where I attended Lindbergh jr. high school.Then I graduated from Long Beach Jordan high school as the first Black ASB President in 1971. I later married and had 3 kids of one who I addopted at 3 months old. I song in rock bands that I created and managed @ age 16., ( The Back Doors ) I recorded my first 45 record in Paramount @ Paramount recording studio's on 2nd st @ Paramount blvd in 1973, with my own record label called  Bedlum) I wrote a song about my mother after she passed, as well a stage play and a teaching manual, with 2 more books on the way. I moved to Paramount in 1982  as a renter, and am still at the same localtion on 1st. St. for 37 years as a renter. I am a professional D.J. self taught since 1977, and still preform, old school music on vynil records with my collection of over 3,000 records. I do a live show every Sat/Sun @ Amvet thrift store in Long Beach for the past 7 months, to support our Vet's. I spend over 35 years working with seniors and the mentally ill as a Supervisor in activities, still doing it part time, as I demoted my self. For 20 years now I have been writting to prison inmates as I am non- judmental. I worship in Paramount @ New Commandment M.B.C. since 2002. I attend and participate in all of the cities well planned events. I have been attending all the city council meetings, some commission meetings and senior activities since 2016. I talk up the city per Ralphs grocery warehouse, The Zamboni, Cort furniutre,the Ice Skating rink.on and on. I spend 3 years with Carnival Cruise Lines, going to different parts of the world as the ships D.J. in the 80's. My hobbies are of course music, as well as going to concerts, sporting events, stage plays, parades, & helping others. I love Paramount & wish each and every canidiate the best of luck. May God bless you all.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I have been a people person and a care giver all of my life. It's no wonder that I want to help others on any level I can. My political philosophy is clear and simply. I am non judmental. I believe everyone is to be treated equal and with respect. I think everyone should vote. I have voted in every election since I was allowed to @ age 18, and am now 66 yers old. I believe in fairness. I belive in respecting one's opinion, even if it's not shared by me. I believe to lisen before you speak. I believe be kind to each other. This is not a long and dragged out complicated philsophy of mines, plain and simple. 

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