African American Advisory Council


The African American Advisory Council's purpose is to keep the Commission and staff informed about the needs and concerns of African Americans in the City of Hollywood. The council is dedicated to promoting fairness and equality in economic, employment, housing, education and cultural opportunities.

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African American History and Culture Workshop Series 

Barry University, in partnership with the City of Hollywood's African American Advisory Council, hosted an African American History and Culture Workshop Series in 2015. The workshops covered a wide variety of topics and proved to be an interactive, educational experience that included noted lecturers, informative film clips, story-telling and role-play activities. The series launched on February, 2015 and continued through the month of April. The videos are available for viewing on the City's YouTube Channel.


Bennie BarnesBennieBarnes@aol.com06/30/2024
Richert CardenasRichertCardenas@yahoo.com06/30/2026
Joann Fullington-ReeseBuildersFoundation08@yahoo.com06/30/2023
Henry GrahamH.graham38@yahoo.com06/30/2024
Jacqueline GrantJacquelineGrant50@yahoo.com06/30/2024 
Khadji Gregory-Faaldjenabe@silverfoxlitefitness.com06/30/2024
Richard LouisRLouis71@gmail.com06/30/2024 
Allain McGuffieMcGuffieA70@gmail.com06/30/2026
Octavia MillsOctaviacu@hotmail.com06/30/2024
Joanne TaittThrity1Lounge@gmail.com06/30/2026
Basil Phillipsbasilphillips2@aol.com06/30/2026
Nila WilliamsGanilly2000@gmail.com06/30/2024
Vacant, not filled


Alison Saffold - Staff Liaison  954.921.3201

There is one position vacant.