TRACK RECORD

  • Authored and assisted in successfully passing the Maryland Essential Workers Protection Act to provide all Maryland essential workers with protections during COVID-19 and other states of emergency 

  • Authored and assisted in successfully passing of the Prince George’s County Re-Entry Advisory Board, which provides returning citizens with the resources to properly assimilate back into society

  • Partnered with District 24 state officials to successfully prevent the MagLev train from coming through our communities and destroying homes due to eminent domain  

  • Organized and facilitated “District 24 Feed the Community” program to feed in-need district residents and provide families with holiday gifts and toiletries 

  • Created and facilitated “District 24 Adopt-a-Senior Day” to provide seniors across District 24 with hand delivered hot meals, PPE, $50 gift cards, groceries, wellness checks, and an in-person/virtual exercise lesson during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Led, organized, and facilitated the "Prince George's County Adopt-A-Home" program to provide thousands of dollars, computers, food, coats, PPE, and weatherization assistance to families facing eviction throughout Prince George’s County 

  • Organized and led community conversations, including "From Protest to Policy", to educate county residents on becoming active in our county and state legislative process

  • Created “Feed the Homeless Fundraiser” and raised thousands of dollars during COVID-19 pandemic for District 24 marginalized residents 

  • Organized and co-facilitated a “Healthcare Disparities” virtual town hall to discuss the current healthcare crisis in Prince George’s and ways that county residents can protect themselves from COVID-19 

  • Organized and led marches and protests for Black Lives Matter for county residents

 

  • Led and facilitated “Legislative District 24 Community Check-In” during COVID-19 to alert residents of the resources needed to traverse through the pandemic and programmed free grocery giveaways in collaboration with First Baptist Church of Glenarden during COVID-19 for District 24 and county residents

EXPERIENCE

  • Raised and lifelong resident of Glenarden, where I attend St. Joseph Catholic Church 

  • Proud Prince George’s County Public Schools graduate of Glenarden Woods Elementary School, Thomas Johnson Middle School, and DuVal High School 

  • Graduate of the George Washington University with my B.A. in Political Science & Master's of Public Administration

  • For the past four years, I have served and represented you as your Legislative District 24 Prince George’s County Democratic Central Committee Member

  • Union member of 1199SEIU

 

  • Chair of the Maryland Democratic Party's Health Committee where we work to decrease healthcare issues in Prince George’s County and across the State

  • Over ten years of work experience assisting and drafting policy for Congress, the Maryland General Assembly, the Prince George’s County Council, 1199SEIU and civil rights groups

  • Former Legislative Aide & Community Liaison for Legislative District 24 (Senator Joanne Benson)

  • Former Director of Public Policy for Prince George’s County Council (Councilman Calvin Hawkins) 

 

  • Board Member of United Community Against Poverty, Inc. 

  • Board Member of Interfaith Action for Human Rights

  • Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. 

  • Prince George’s County NAACP member