Georgia WIN List is proud to endorse Yasmin Neal for House District 74. A former WIN List endorsed Representative, Yasmin previously served District 75 and from 2011-2013, at 25-years-old, she was the youngest member of the House. Yasmin served on the Judicial Non-Civil Committee (sets GA criminal law), Public Safety and Homeland Security, and Children and Youth.
A graduate of Jonesboro High School, Yasmin earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and her MBA in Global Management. She also attended Yale University’s Women’s Campaign School and University of Georgia Leadership program and countless other political training groups. She was the press secretary for the Young Democrats of Georgia.
Yasmin was a police officer on the Chief’s Staff at the Clayton County Police Department, and a Detective in the Major Felony Unit. Yasmin also worked at the Clayton County Sheriff’s Department as an Internal Affairs/ Backgrounds and Hiring Investigator, and then an Investigator in the Fugitive Unit.
Yasmin was on the School of Criminal Justice advisory board at ITT Tech University, was a member of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, and the Young Elected Officials Network. Yasmin also lectures on politics and law at a number of schools and universities. Yasmin has an extensive record of volunteerism and support for charities and non-profit organizations.
Yasmin is also an award-winning writer/director/producer. Her non-profit, Clayton Rocks, supported youth activities in the Clayton County area. Today,
Yasmin’s priorities as Representative of House District 74 is what she calls the C.H.E.S.S. model: Children, Healthcare, Education, Seniors and Safety.
Recognitions and Awards:
2011 Conservation Award from Georgia Conservation Voters, for consistently voting to protect all of Georgia’s natural resources while at the House of Representatives
2012 Future is Now Award from the Young Democrats of Atlanta
2012 Political Advocate Award from the Urban League of Greater Atlanta Young Professionals,
2012 Star Award from the Georgia League of Women Voters.