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also known as Mohammed Kasim Reed

mayor , State legislator , Atlanta

Kasim Reed, American Mayor, Atlanta, former state legislator. Bar: Georgia 1995. Named a Lawyer on the Rise, Fulton County Daily Report, Rodel Fellow, Aspen Institute; named one of 40 Under 40 Rising Stars, Georgia Trend magazine, 2001. Board trustees Howard University, since 2002; board member Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, National Black Artists Festival; board directors Sunrise Bank of Atlanta.

Background

Reed, Kasim was born on June 10, 1969 in Plainfield, New Jersey, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Howard University, 1991. Juris Doctor, Howard University, 1995.

Career

Partner Holland & Knight LLP, Atlanta. Member District 52 Georgia House of Representatives, 1999—2003. Member District 35 Georgia State Senate, 2003—2009.

Mayor City of Atlanta, since 2010. Co-chair Mayor Shirley Franklin Transition Team, 2001.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1995.

Religion

As someone joins the group of people seeking to follow the way of Jesus, it means to respond to God's challenge and begin to share his relationship with God as Father.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

Membership

Board trustees Howard University, since 2002. Board member Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, National Black Artists Festival. Board directors Sunrise Bank of Atlanta.