The Rev. Kobi Little
The Rev. Kobi Little is the President of the Baltimore City NAACP and the First Vice President of the NAACP Maryland State Conference, where he serves as political action chairman. He started his career as an organizer in Washington, DC, participating in the Free South Africa Movement and marching in the snow for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Since that time, Kobi has managed and advised city council, mayoral, state legislative, congressional, senatorial, presidential and grassroots issue campaigns across the United States. He has also participated in numerous community based organizations. A former SGA president, Kobi maintains a lifelong commitment to working with young people and developing student leaders.
Kobi has served as legislative page, school board commissioner, gubernatorial appointee, senior congressional staffer, local elected official and as a confidante and adviser to numerous officeholders and politicos. He has also led several small businesses and coached nonprofit and business executives in the US and abroad. Kobi lived in Africa for several years and devoted his energies to development and security issues with an emphasis on Central, East and Southern Africa. He maintains a focus on identifying and creating opportunities for Africans and Americans to collaborate on initiatives to foster social improvement, economic and political stability and environmental sustainability.