Albert Baldeo
President, Ozone Park/  Richmond Hill
Democratic Club

Ozone Park

: Baldeo is the president and founder of the Ozone Park/Richmond Hill Democratic Club. He also founded the Baldeo Community Outreach, Citizenship and Voter Registration Assistance Center. He serves as president of the Baldeo Community, Citizenship,Youth, Seniors and Welfare Center in Ozone Park; and as co-president of the Medical and Legal Assistance Center in Richmond Hill. In addition to being the chairman of the Community Empowerment Congress for District 15 and the president of the Community Environmental and Crime Prevention Watch, Baldeo is also a member of the Coalition Against Hate Crimes and the Alliance Against Air and Noise Pollution.

PERSONAL: Baldeo currently resides in Ozone Park. For the past two decades, he has been practicing law in the southeast Queens area, where his main goal is to benefit the public. He is a regular contributor and columnist in various media, usually advocating for changes within the community.

JOB: Baldeo is an attorney, arbitrator, mediator, prosecutor, magistrate and community advocate. During the day, Baldeo is an attorney advocating for change throughout his community. He works for the benefit of senior citizens, working families, immigrants and small businesses. Baldeo also offers free consultation and pro bono work  along with sponsorship and teaching seminars open to the public.

BIGGEST CHALLENGE: "Efforts to bring representation to the community, resources for neglected neighborhoods, better education for the children, medical care for all and better jobs and wages for working class families," said  Baldeo.

FAVORITE MEMORY: "The birth of my only child Gandhi, 16 years after his sister died of tragic circumstances," Baldeo explained, in addition to the overwhelming "support from all diversities and communities, from the Italians in Howard Beach and Glendale, to the Irish in Maspeth and Middle ഀ Village, the Hispanics in Ridgewood, African Americans in Rockaway and the West and East Indians in Richmond Hill, who rallied behind our agenda for change in state government."

INSPIRATION: "To bring hope to others, and to assist seniors, kids and working families on a daily basis, both as an attorney and as a community advocate and leader who cares," Baldeo said.

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