B KIM THOMAS

 AFLAC Insurance Agent - California License# OG35217

Began his social justice career in 1963 and 1964 during the grape strike organized by the United Farm Workers and Cesar Chavez. He marched and protested against grape growers in Delano California who were fighting the workers right for adequate housing working conditions and fair wages.

 2008
(With Letter and Pictures)
Petitioned The US Olympic Committee to reissue Leon Spinks stolen Gold Medal. The petition was granted in November 2008.

 Education:

  • Bakersfield High School1965
  • Bakersfield College 1969
  • Cal State Bakersfield 1985
  • The Laborers Training School 1984
  • Career Com College  of Business 1990

Experience:

  • Mentored by his dad Famed civil right lawyer Wester Sweet graduate of Hastings Law College class of 1954.
  • Worked as a union laborer in Bakersfield for Granite Construction.
  • Worked with Karen Northcutt/The Citizens of Kern County and The United Way to create their ten year plan to end homelessness in Kern County 1987.
  • Volunteer Catholic Services Sacramento California under sister Katherine 1991.
  • Legal Redress NAACP 1994

Drug abuse intervention counselor Charles McClatchy's Oak Park facility in Sacramento 1994 assisting youthful offenders, working with parolee, to obtain jobs and diplomas. The 21st Century Forum has in past years trained many interns from including placing many I st time offender and re offenders in the drug court program under proposition 36 with the help of famed Attorney John Virga of Sacramento thus giving them a second chance.

Affiliations:

  • The Golden State
  • Donor Services
  • The NAACP
  • The Lions Club
  • The United Nations

Awards:
Certificate of Academic Achievement Career Com College 1990 3.5 Average.
The Golden Heart Award Co-Recipient State Senator John Burton 2002

Achievements:

2008 Christmas toy give away in conjunction with The Toy's for Tot's Program with the help and assistance of The United States Marine Corps.
2007 Provided Christmas toys and Christmas dinner for 150 Children and their families at The Oak Park Community Center in Sacramento.
2006 Assisted residents and school board members and The Salvation Army to distribute 500 winter coats to under served persons in Del Paso Heights Sacramento California.
2002 Hosted our first toy's for tot's Christmas eveil.t with support from Former World Lightweight Champion Tony The Tiger Lopez at The Cluny Center in Sacramento.