District 13

Sheffield for Congress

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12048 Grand River Ave. Detroit, MI 48204


District 13

Sheffield for Congress


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12048 Grand River Ave. Detroit, MI 48204



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About Horace L. Sheffield, III


•Detroit Board of Education, Elected Member, Region Eight

•Mayor Dennis W. Archer, Detroit, MI, Manager, Neighborhood City Hall

•Detroit City Councilman Mel Ravitz, Detroit, MI, Special Projects Assistant

•Mayor Edward I. Koch, Mayor, New York, NY, Community Liaison

New York State Senator Vander L. Beatty, New York, NY, Administrative Assistant

•U.S. Congressman Charles C. Diggs, Detroit, MI, Administrative Assistant


•Host, Real Talk Weekly television broadcast, WADL Channel 38, Mt. Clements, MI

•Host, On The Line, Weekly Radio Show, WCHB AM 1200, Detroit, MI

•Distinguished Alumni, University of Michigan Dearborn

•Former Elected Member, Detroit Board of Education

•U.S. Delegate, Youth Forum on Peace, Détente, & Disarmament, Helsinki, Finland

•Letterman, Football & Basketball, Saginaw Valley State University

•Former Board Member, St. John Northeast Community Hospital

•Former Chairman, Detroit Public Schools School Based Clinics Parents Advisory Board

•Former Board Member, Boy Scouts of America, Detroit Council

•Former Board Member, Michigan Special Olympics

•Former Board Member, Camp Fire Boys & Girls of America, Detroit Council

•Former Host, WWRL Radio, New York

•Former Host, WLTI, Southfield, MI

•Former Host, WMUZ, Detroit

•Former Host, WLTI, Southfield, MI

•Former Host, WMUZ, Detroit

•Guest Columnist, The Detroit News, The Michigan Chronicle, The Michigan Front Page, & African American Parent Magazine

•Author, Two published plays with Yolanda Denise King, the daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Attallah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X.


Founder, Detroit Cares Alternative Academy, Detroit, MI

•Founder, Last Chance Alternative Academy, Detroit, MI

•Founder & Former President, National Action Network (Mich. & Det.Chapters)

•Chairman, Detroit Ecumenical Ministers Alliance

•Founder, Detroit Center For Social Research

•Chairman Emeritus, The Safe Center, Inc., A Youth and Family Services Agency

•Life Member, NAACP

•Member, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists

•National Board Member, National Black Leadership Commission on Aids (NBLCA).

•Chairman, NBLCA, Detroit.


Dr. Calvin Butts, Senior Pastor, Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York, NY

Dr. Cornel West, Professor, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Mayor David L. Dinkins, Professor, Columbia University, New York, New York

Hon. Dennis W. Archer, Former Mayor, City of Detroit.

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Founder, PUSH

Dr. William H. Myers, Professor, Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, Ohio

Ms. Susan L. Taylor, Former Editor, Essence Magazine, New York, NY

Mr. Dick Gregory, Activist, Washington, DC

Ms. Debra Fraser Howze, Vice President, Orasure, Bethlehem, PA

Dr. Tyrone Kilgore, Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Greensboro, NC


•Cass Technical High School

•Wayne State University, BA Degree in History and English

•University of Michigan-Dearborn, Masters in Public Administration

•Ashland Theological Seminary, Masters of Biblical Studies


•Attended Ashland Theological Seminary, Enrolled in Doctor of Ministry Program

•Admitted & Attended Wayne State University Law School

•Harvard University, Kennedy School of Business & Theological Seminary, Summer Leadership Institute Graduate