Black History Month Profiles: Debbie Parks

Black History Month Profiles: Debbie Parks

Debbie Parks

This year, for Black History Month, we’re taking a look at a group of leaders who are currently active making Black history across the labor movement. Check back daily for a new profile and meet some of the people working to improve not only their community, but also to improve conditions for working people across the country. Today’s profile is Debbie Parks.

Debbie Parks is a phenomenal leader who sets a standard of excellence for the labor movement. In January 2018, Parks was elected an international vice president of AFSCME. She is an executive board member of the New Jersey State AFL-CIO, an instructor at the annual Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Conference, and served on former Sen. Loretta Weinberg’s Workgroup on Harassment, Sexual Assault and Misogyny in New Jersey Politics. Parks is a political activist in the city of Trenton, where she was appointed to the city’s American Rescue Plan Advisory Committee.

Kenneth Quinnell
Sat, 02/05/2022 – 09:30

Updated: February 8, 2022 — 2:23 pm