Former City Council member Yusuf Hakeem is officially launching his campaign for Tennessee State House District 28 this weekend with a launch rally on Saturday.
The kickoff event is scheduled to start at aa a.m. at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center-Atrium, 200 E. MLK Blvd.
Education and workforce development are also among the topics of his focus this campaign.
“If elected, I will fight to ensure the residents of District 28 have opportunities for job training and affordable housing,” he stated.
“Communities that are lacking in these areas are struggling to survive.”
Mr. Hakeem said he hopes to garner the support of a diverse audience and engage voters utilizing fresh new ideas. “Now is the time to include everyone and leave no one behind because working together works and the citizens of District 28 are ready for their lives to change for the better ,” he said.
Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP on Facebook @HakeemForHouse28 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.