Akia S. Callum
Administrative Intern Assistant

Akia S. Callum is an avid community organizer, fierce political strategist and social justice advocate who is committed to implementing transformational policies from the ground level. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and is a product of New York City Public Schools. Akia became heavily involved in governmental affairs at the age of 16, when she was a legislative aide for New York City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo of the 35th District.

Phone: (203) 754 0040
Location: Waterbury, CT
Degrees: B.S. in Legal Studies
Experience: 8 years of Experience
Hobby: Supporting Black-owned restaurants, spending time with her family and traveling.  
Working Days: Monday, Friday

Akia S. Callum is an avid community organizer, fierce political strategist and social justice advocate who is committed to implementing transformational policies from the ground level. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and is a product of New York City Public Schools. Akia became heavily involved in governmental affairs at the age of 16, when she was a legislative aide for New York City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo of the 35th District. During that time, she assisted in organizational branding through the development of marketing material, asset mapping and programming for direct impact.

A recent graduate of Post University with a BS in Legal Studies and a minor in Human Services. Akia was an immediate change agent in her college town of Waterbury, CT. As the founder of the Black Student Union at Post, she also served on the ‘Campus Culture Committee’ to bring students voices to the forefront around equitable practices on the topics of diversity and inclusion. In 2017, Akia was appointed to serve on the executive board as Vice President for the Connecticut State Conference NAACP Youth & College Division.

Currently, Akia serves as the Administrative Intern for Waterbury Bridge to Success where she has rebranded the organization in less than a year through optimal marketing. In her spare time, Akia enjoys supporting Black-owned restaurants, spending time with her family and traveling.

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