Headlined, Shadow Politics, August 26, 2018

Anise Jenkins
Broadcast Date: 
August 26, 2018

Our returning guest is Anise Jenkins, President of 'Stand Up! for Democracy' in DC (Free DC).  Since its inception, Stand Up! / Free DC was the only grassroots organization in the District of Columbia focused primarily on the pursuit of statehood.  She has spent decades educating, organizing and mobilizing for DC statehood. Jenkins is passionately committed to all forms of equal civil and human rights causes.  She was named one of the 50 most influential people in Washington, DC in 2013 by The Washington Informer, received a Trailblazer Award in 2005 from the National Congress of Black Women, is a 2002 recipient of a Human Rights Community Award from the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area and is a member of DC Area Phi Beta Kappa Association. Let's hear what's new for DC Statehood!