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MEET DON JORDAN

“I will fight for you”

To My Valued Community Members:

 

I am honored to introduce myself as your candidate for District 2 for the Vallejo City Council for 2022. Thank you for learning more about my story and the motivation behind my run for office. You will see why I am the best person to serve our community as your first elected city councilperson.

I will bring the values and core beliefs to the city council I received at a very young age. I am one of five children born to Miller and Hazel Jordan. My father was a barber for many years and then worked for the State of New Jersey as an inspector with the Division of Alcohol and Beverage Control,  from where he retired. My mother was a teacher and administrator for the Newark, NJ, board of education for 40 years. My parents regularly emphasized the importance of family, community, faith, respect, and truth. As a result, my siblings and I learned to treat others the way we wanted to be treated,  respect our elders, go to church, and get a good education. My siblings and I were always taught to always treat others the way that we would want to be treated ourselves. Respect your elders, go to church, and get a good education.

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When I was a young man, my father told me he thought I would be a good Realtor. He had a way of prophecy regarding people’s future careers. My father told my brother to go into gospel music and my oldest brother to go into education. We all ended up in the professions he suggested. With the support and encouragement of my family, I opened my own pest control company in NJ. I worked in the industry for 30+ years. I finally made his dream a reality when I joined Zip Realty in 2008. I have now been a Realtor/Realtist for 14 years. I also work for H&R Block as a senior tax preparer.

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After I moved to Vallejo, I joined many volunteer and civic organizations in the city. I first joined the Vallejo Branch NAACP and held the positions of 1st VP, Treasurer, and Executive Board member. In addition, boys Scouts of America, I served in many Scout Leadership positions and District Commissioner, Chairman of the African American Alliance, Chairperson for the Human Relations Commission, Secretary for Civil Service Commission, Participatory Budgeting commission, President of the Solano Realtist, and member in good standing with the Solano Association of Realtors.

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I am married to Karren Moore Jordan Esq, and we have three adult children together. Erika, Alex, and Miles Jordan. My oldest daughter is Ashaki Larkins and lives in Newark, NJ. I am a family man that enjoys taking trips with my family and enjoying their company”

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It’s been a long time coming for district 2. Come out, share and see you there!
DISTRICT 2 – Date: September 17, 2022 2PM – 4:30p – 2235 Griffin Drive, Vallejo, CA

Four candidates vying to represent District 2 outlined their goals during a candidates’ forum held at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on August 30, 2022

Why Me

“IF NOT US – THEN WHO – IF NOT NOW – THEN WHEN”    John Lewis

My Education

New Jersey Institute of Technology – Bachelor of Science, Industrial Administration

 

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Chairman of the African American Alliance VP, Juneteenth Committee,

Vallejo President, Solano Realtists Association

Solano Black Chamber of Commerce, Past Treasurer

United Democrats of Solano County, Past President

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Human Relations Commission, City of Vallejo, Past Chairman

Vallejo Branch NAACP, Past 1st Vice President

Vallejo Branch NAACP, Past Treasurer

Civil Service Commission, Past member

Participatory Budgeting Steering Committee, Alternate Member

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Boys Scouts of America, Silverado Council, Past District Commissioner

Scout Leader – Scout Master, Cub Master, Committee member in Vallejo and Newark, NJ

Girl Scout co-leader and trainer in Vallejo, CA

Essex Council, Newark, NJ, Boy Scouts of America, District Executive

Career Development

Realtor, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Senior Tax Advisor at H&R BLOCK

Elder –Elizabeth Avenue-Weequahic Presbyterian Church, Newark, NJ

MOVING FORWARD

ACTION PRODUCES RESULTS

I am a Community Advocate

Vallejo Community Works

Help Us Get Out The Vote

 

 

THE SOLANO REALTIST ASSOCIATION

President of the Solano Realist Association outlets.

the community in action

Having a great time collecting clothing for African American Alliance fund raiser with Eriss Jones, Miss Solano County. Hard Aat work giving back to her community.

LETTING OUR VOICES BE HEARD

Celebrating my son (not pictured) at the 2019 Alpha Phi Alpha Beautillion with my wife (center), my daughter (right), my good friend (second from the left) and my son (left). 

SPEAKING EVENT

Don Jordan, installation dinner, being installed as President for The Solano Realtist Association.  We are a chapter of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NARAB), established in August of 1947. NAREB is the oldest African American trade association in the United States.  Our Motto is “Democracy in Housing”

ORGANIZING FOR CHANGE

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Committee to Elect Don Jordan

District 2, Vallejo City Council

100 Admiral Callaghan Lane

P.O. Box 5076, Vallejo, CA 94591

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

I never lose. I either win or learn.

 

NELSON MANDELA

“The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.”

 

Sir Winston Churchill

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”

Peter Drucker

“No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.”

Abraham Lincoln 

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