District 14 - Council Member - Democrat
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Fernando Cabrera

Fernando Cabrera

District 14 - Council Member - Democrat
Chair - Committee on Juvenile Justice
Entered City Council: 01/01/2010
Current Term Expires: 12/31/2017
Represents: Fordham, Kingsbridge, Morris Heights, West Bronx, University Heights

About Council Member Cabrera

NYC Councilman Fernando Cabrera has served as the NYC Council Member representing the 14th district in the Bronx since January 2010.  His leadership positions in the NYC Council include: Co-Chair of the NYC Council Black, Latino and Asian Caucus, Co-Chair of the Gun Violence Task Force and Chair of the Juvenile Justice Committee.  Councilman Cabrera had been a staunch advocate for tenants, youth and seniors.  Councilman Cabrera also serves as the senior pastor of New Life Outreach International in the Kingsbridge area of the Bronx.  He is the former program director for the Mental Health and Counseling program at Mercy College, where also taught for 12 years.  Councilman Fernando Cabrera earned his B.A. in Religion from Southern California College, M.A. in Counseling from Liberty University and Doctorate in Counseling from Argosy University.  He is married to Elvia Cabrera, he is proud of father of two children and two grandchildren.