Chaka Fattah

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Democratic Pennsylvania

U.S. House (Pennsylvania 2)


Family: Wife: Renee; 4 Children: Frances, Chaka, Cameron, Chandler

Born: 11/21/1956 Philadelphia, PA

Home: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Religion: Baptist

Education: MA, Government Administration, University of Pennsylvania, 1986 Attended, Community College of Philadelphia, 1976 Graduated, Senior Executives Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Attended, University of Pennsylvania

Profession: Special Assistant, Director of Housing and Community Development, City of Philadelphia Special Assistant, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia Policy Assistant, Greater Philadelphia Partnership Assistant Director, House of Umoja

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1994-present Senator, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1988-1994 Candidate, United States House of Representatives, 1991 Representative, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1982-1988 Candidate, Philadelphia City Commission, 1978 Pennsylvania State Board of Education

Congressional Membership: Congressional Black Caucus Congressional Urban Caucus Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair, Friends of the Caribbean Caucus Former Chair, Pennsylvania Higher Education Facilities Authority

Organization Membership: Founder, Fattah Conference on Higher Education, 1986 Trustee, Community College of Philadelphia Trustee, Lincoln University Former Chair, Executive Board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency Trustee, Pennsylvania State University Founding Chair, Philadelphia Federal Funds Forum Trustee, Temple University



Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development

Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government