Scott Douglas

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Scott Douglas

Scott Douglas (born c. 1947 in Nashville, Tennessee) is the executive director of Greater Birmingham Ministries.

After graduating high school, Douglas attended the University of Tennessee, but did not complete a degree. He ran for Congress in Tennessee in 1972, but did not win. He worked as a social justice organizer for the Sierra Club before being hired as director of Greater Birmingham Ministries in 1993. Douglas played a role in creating Alabama Arise and Pathways.

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As a candidate in the 2009 Birmingham mayoral election, Douglas promised to look for initiatives that combined sustainability with job creation, such as weatherizing homes, improving mass transit and recruiting green business. He finished sixth of 14 candidates with 201 of the 34,931 votes cast.

In January 2011, Douglas appeared on the Comedy Central show The Colbert Report to discuss Alabama's 2011 immigration law.


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