AUDREY BELL-JENKINS

 

CANDIDATE FOR

PHOENIX CITY COUNCIL

DISTRICT 5

Human Services & Community ADVOCATE

About Audrey Bell-Jenkins

CANDIDATE FOR PHOENIX CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 5

 

Audrey Bell-Jenkins is a Human Service; Community; and Women Empowerment ADVOCATE! From an early age Audrey has always had the desire to Help those that may not be able to help themselves sufficiently. Whether that is providing tangible or non-tangible resources, her joy comes from knowing she was able to be of assistance.

 

Since moving to Phoenix nearly 20 years ago, Audrey has made a concerted effort to get involved in her community. From joining the PTO for her daughter’s schools, serving on basketball booster clubs, partnering with non-profits to deliver food to the community’s most vulnerable, assisting with workforce development and women’s empowerment workshops, Audrey has made sure to entrench herself in all facets of Phoenix’s rich landscape to understand the wants, needs and desires of her neighbors.

Currently Audrey is employed with UMOM New Day Center/Halle's Women Center as the Workforce Development Specialist. UMOM  is the largest homeless shelter in Maricopa County,  and she handles all aspects of employment for all UMOM participants. Those duties include: hosting job fairs; weekly featured employer events; women empowerment groups; career development; and job readiness workshops. Audrey is also the President and Founder of Real Women Revealed, LLC, a women’s empowerment organization which collaborates with various community groups and organizations across the Valley to bring valuable resources to the participants. She also serves as the Co-Director at House of Miracles, Inc., an organization assisting individuals in the early stages of recovery from drugs and alcohol and domestic violence survivors. Audrey proudly serves as a City of Phoenix Human Services Commissioner and Community Development Block Grant Member, both appointments by then-Mayor Greg Stanton. In 2015, she was humbly honored to be a recipient of "Women Empowering Women Award” presented by then-Mayor Greg Stanton and the City of Phoenix Women's Commission. In addition, she host an annual Teen Empowerment Summit to connect our youth with tangible resources on college, getting a job, benefits of healthy living, drug prevention/intervention and boosting self-esteem.

Audrey Bell-Jenkins

CANDIDATE FOR PHOENIX CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 5

 

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