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Bio and contact information for: Ken Richardson

Ken Richardson is the City Director for Ward 2.  A lifelong resident of Little Rock, he is a graduate of the Little Rock Central High School.  A nationally recognized expert in youth violence prevention, he has been Director of Program Services for New Futures for Youth.

Director Richardson has over twenty years experience in providing training on youth development, youth violence prevention, and youth program design and development.  In addition, he has over a decade's experience in coordinating the City of Little Rock's gang intervention programs and the City's Intervention Reserve Team.  He has developed the "Leadership Development for Youth Professionals" training series for local youth workers.  In addition to his work with youth at his job, he coaches AAU boys basketball.

Director Richardson was first elected to the City Board of Directors in November 2006 and took the oath of office on January 1, 2007.  He was reelected in November 2010 and is currently serving his second term.

Director Richardson served as member of the Vision Little Rock Public Safety workgroup.  He also serve on the Little Rock Police Department Justice Advisory Committee.  He is a member of the board of the Watershed Faterhood Initiative.  Director Richardson also serves on the board of the Neighborhood Coalition for Children and Families.  He has also been involved with the National Forum of Black Public Administrators.

Since joining the Little Rock City Board, Director Richardson has been a tireless advocate for the award winning 12th Street Corridor Revitalization Plan.  Director Richardson conceptualized and currently spearheads the 12th Street plans.  One of the anchors will be the new 12th Street Station located at 12th and Cedar Streets. 

Director Richardson is the proud father of a daughter.  

Current Term:

January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2014
Current City Appointments:



Liaison to Little Rock Housing Authority Board of Commissioners
Liaison to Little Rock Workforce Investment Board
Liaison to Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission
Contact Information:

 
Home:

7 Mystery Cove
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 379-8594
Office:

Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham - Room 203
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4510
Email:

board@littlerock.org




















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