With the November 2, 2021 elections fastly approaching, RWAM has decided to feature black women who are running for political office in the metro Atlanta area throughout the month of October. Our goal and commitment is to keep our readers and followers educated and informed. This is not an endorsement.
MEET JACKI LABAT
City of Atlanta
Candidate For City Council – Post 3, At-Large
A native Atlantan, Jacki Labat was raised in a family dedicated to Atlanta and public service. She was born in SW Atlanta, attended Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Schools and is a graduate of Roswell High School. She earned her Bachelors’ Degree from Hampton University and worked for 20+ years as a Senior Executive Assistant to many notable leaders throughout metro-Atlanta including serving as Chief of Staff to Mrs. Coretta Scott King. In 2013, Jacki became a small business owner.
As “First Lady” of the City of Atlanta Department of Corrections, Jacki remained a steadfast advocate for corrections employees and their families, fostered positive relationships between law enforcement and the community and was very engaged in community service projects. She spearheaded the inaugural “ACDC Youth Empowerment Summit” which included a full day of mentoring for children ages 10 to 18 in critical areas including mental health & depression, peer pressure, college prep and interactions with law enforcement.
She’s known for her unbiased and intellectually honest approach to issues. She currently serves as a member of the L.E.A.D. Advisory Council. She and her husband, Patrick, attend The Enon Baptist Church, share four adult children and reside in Midwest Cascade.
Jacki Labat, Candidate
Atlanta City Council | Post 3 At-Large
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