Tiffinni A. Young was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, attended the Law Magnet High School and is a proud graduate of Lincoln Humanities/Communications Magnet High School and Florida A & M University (B.A. Political Science) and attended the University of Arkansas School of Law as well as Texas A & M University School of Law her last year of law school as a visiting student. Ms. Young was appointed to the inaugural City of Dallas Youth Commission in 1994 and later appointed to the Park & Recreation Board. The values instilled in her by her family and her faith, her love of community, and her passion for people led her to enlarge her commitment to service and run for public office. Councilwoman Young served on the Dallas City
Council from 2015 to 2017 and led as Vice Chair of the following committees: Ad Hoc Judicial Nominations, Quality of Life & Environment and Co-Chair of the Domestic Violence Task Force and as a member of the Public Safety, Housing and Legislative Ad Hoc committees. Councilwoman Young also served as a member of the Council on Youth, Education and Families and the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee for the National League of Cities. Ms. Young believes the intersection of social impact and social justice can improve the lives of generations. While serving as City Councilwoman, Ms. Young led initiatives such as criminal justice reform, decriminalization of marijuana and founded the Dallas County Expunction Expo.
She continues to serve as a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and a board member for the Maurine F. Bailey Cultural Foundation and Baylor Scott & White Health & Wellness Center Board. With over 20 years of experience in the areas of politics, government/community affairs, nonprofit management and sports/entertainment, she serves as the CEO of TAY Strategies, LLC. Ms. Young has appeared on national media outlets including Law & Crime Network, MSNBC and Roland Martin Unfiltered. Her dedication to community and compassion for people has shaped her call and commitment to make Dallas a better city, Texas a better state and our country the best it can be, one person at a time.