Jabari Brisport

New York State Senate, District 25

Spotlight Candidate

Jabari will be the first openly LGBTQ person of color elected to the New York State Legislature. 

Biography

Jabari is a 3rd-generation Caribbean American from Prospect Heights. His hardworking parents raised him with a strong sense of justice and dignity in all circumstances. He’s used that sense of justice to build a career as an artist, educator, and organizer who’s spent more than ten years making political theater, marching in the streets, and fighting for progressive legislation. He’s a proud union member and public school teacher in Crown Heights.

Importance of Candidacy: 

  • Jabari will be the first openly LGBTQ person of color elected to the New York State Legislature.

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