Cynthia A. Stafford

District: 109 -- Democrat

Part of Miami-Dade

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Miami
Occupation:  Attorney, Adjunct College Professor
Education:  St. Thomas University, BA, Communication Arts, 1993; St. Thomas University School of Law, JD, 1999; St. Thomas Law School-Family Law Clinic (Domestic Violence) and Immigration Law Clinic
Born:  July 11, 1967, Miami, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Baptist
Recreational Interest:  listening to music, reading

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010, reelected subsequently
House Democratic Policy Chair, 2016-2018
Former Congressional Aide to former United States Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek

Affiliations

Casa Valentina, Advisory Board member
Family Christian Association of America, Advisory Board member
Florida Legislative Black Caucus
Inner City Children's Touring Dance Company, Advisory Board member
National Black Caucus of State Legislators
The Florida Bar Association

Highlights

Progressive Florida, "Champion of Florida's Middle Class," 2011-2016
National Achievers Society, Champion's Advocate, 2014
Progressive Officers Club, Black History Month Recognition, 2014
The Family Christian Association of America, Inc. (FCAA), Black Achievers Honorary Chairman, 2014
Miami Northwestern Senior High Alumni Association, Alumni Hall of Fame, 2013
National Black Police Association, Lifetime Membership Award, 2013
The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Legislator Award, 2013
Mary Kay Foundation awarded a grant in recognition of Rep. Stafford to the Miami Rescue Mission to support housing & services for domestic violence victims and their children, 2012
Miami-Dade Young Democrats, Blue Crystal Award, 2011

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