Abbie Kamin is a member of the Houston City Council for District C, having served since 2019. Before her election to the Houston City Council, she was the Associate Regional Director for the Anti-Defamation League’s Southwest Regional Office, where she managed the region’s civil rights programming, forged community partnerships, and oversaw hate incidents reported by constituents. Kamin was also the Chief Clerk and Director of the House Human Services Committee under the Texas House of Representatives [2, 3]. Kamin also was a member of the Mayor’s Commission Against Gun Violence to help in the attempts to make Texas’s communities and schools safer [1, 2]. Some of her other past experiences have included serving as a Voter Protection Legal Intern for the Democratic National Committee, acting as a Legislative Intern for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and working with the Lone Star Project . Currently, Kamin serves as Chair of the Quality of Life Committee and Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee. She serves on the following committees: Elections and Council Governance, Childhood and Youth, Economic Development and Ethics, and Budget and Fiscal Affairs .
Kamin was part of the first graduating class of The Emery/Weiner School. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Tulane University in 2009. In 2014, she obtained her JD from the American University Washington School of Law, focusing on government administration and civil rights [2, 4].
Since Kamin’s time in office, $100 million has been invested in District C projects to reduce flooding, enhance traffic, and upgrade parks, roads, and walkways . Kamin supports flood prevention, which she wants to achieve through the completion of Project Brays, funding of major neighborhood drainage improvements, and targeted interventions via Houston’s Stormwater Action Team . She wants to increase climate change resiliency .
Kamin wants to prioritize family safety . She hopes to work closely with law enforcement to combat gun violence and domestic violence .
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