Fahim Abedrabbo was born and raised in the City of Clifton. Living on the east side of town for 32 years and moving over to the Montclair Heights section with his wife and three children for the past five years. Fahim understands the difference between "both sides" of Clifton, the deficiencies, and the issues that face our residents.
As a kid growing up in Clifton, he attended School Number One, Christopher Columbus Middle School, and Clifton High School - Class of 2003. While attending CHS, Fahim played football and baseball and was on the Mock Trial Team. This is where he knew he wanted to get into politics and found his passion.
During his time at Montclair State University, he furthered his passion with a degree in Political Science and Law - Class of 2007. He later went to Washington D.C. after graduation and interned for Congressman Bill Pascrell, thereafter he was hired by the Congressman. He worked for Congressman Bill Pascrell while receiving his degree in Public Administration from Seton Hall University - in 2013.
He then worked for Government Relations at Seton Hall University, while attaining his Doctorate in Higher Education His dissertation is entitled, "The Crossroads of Racial Diversity and Higher Education". He now works for the Passaic County Human Services Department, helping Passaic County residents get back on their feet. All while he continues to serve on the Clifton Board of Education for the past six years.
Fahim is and has always been devoted to the people of Clifton. Growing up in our great city, he has learned his community is important to him.
That’s what being a public servant is all about. After years of experience working in nonprofits and government to make positive change in the lives of families, from our seniors to our future young leaders Fahim Abedrabbo is now taking it to politics.
It’s this intense dedication, passion, and devotion that fuels his fight for change. Explore the site to learn more about the issues that Fahim Abedrabbo is concerned with, his plan to tackle the problems, and ways you can join the cause.