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Advocacy begins with your voice. Join us in the movement to ensure a strong, robust charter school sector in Washington, DC and transform the lives of DC’s students.

Contact Your Officials

Executive Office of the Mayor

Muriel Bowser, Mayor
eom@dc.gov

Paul Kihn, Deputy Mayor for Education
Paul.Kihn@dc.gov

DC Council

Phil Mendelson, Chairman
pmendelson@dccouncil.us

Anita Bonds, At-Large Councilmember
Member of the Committee on Education
abonds@dccouncil.us

David Grosso, At-Large Councilmember
Chair of the Committee on Education
dgrosso@dccouncil.us

Elissa Silverman, At-Large Councilmember
esilverman@dccouncil.us

Robert C. White, Jr., At-Large Councilmember
Member of the Committee on Education
rwhite@dccouncil.us

Brianne K. Nadeau, Ward 1 Councilmember
bnadeau@dccouncil.us

Ward 2: Vacant

Mary M. Cheh, Ward 3 Councilmember
mcheh@dccouncil.us

Brandon T. Todd, Ward 4 Councilmember
btodd@dccouncil.us

Kenyan R. McDuffie, Ward 5 Councilmember
kmcduffie@dccouncil.us

Charles Allen, Ward 6 Councilmember
Member of the Committee on Education
callen@dccouncil.us

Vincent C. Gray, Ward 7 Councilmember
vgray@dccouncil.us

Trayon White, Sr., Ward 8 Councilmember
Member of the Committee on Education
twhite@dccouncil.us

DC Council’s Committee on Education

Akeem Anderson, Committee Director
aanderson@dccouncil.us

Ashley Strange, Committee Legislative Assistant
astrange@dccouncil.us

Christa Pluff, Committee Legislative Advisor
cpluff@dccouncil.us

DC Public Charter School Board

Scott Pearson, Executive Director
spearson@dcpcsb.org

Rick Cruz, Chair
rcruz@dcpcsb.org

Saba Bireda, Vice Chair
Sbireda@dcpcsb.org

Steve Bumbaugh, Treasurer
sbumbaugh@dcpcsb.org

Lea Crusey
lcrusey@dcpcsb.org

Ricarda Ganjam
rganjam@dcpcsb.org

DC State Board of Education

Emily Gasoi, Ward 1
emily.gasoi@dc.gov

Jack Jacobson, Ward 2
jack.jacobson@dc.gov

Ruth Wattenberg, Ward 3
ruth.wattenberg@dc.gov

Frazier O’Leary, Ward 4
Frazier.OLeary@dc.gov

Zachary Parker, Ward 5
zachary.parker@dc.gov

Jessica Sutter, Ward 6
jessica.sutter@dc.gov

Karen Williams, Ward 7
karen.williams5@dc.gov

Markus Batchelor, Ward 8
markus.batchelor@dc.gov

Ashley MacLeay, At-Large
ashley.macleay@dc.gov

ANCs and Civic Organizations

Find your local ANC here. Find your local civic organizations here.

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By Shannon Hodge, Founding Executive Director, DC Charter School Alliance No one wanted the school year to start this way. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the country, deeply affecting communities of color here in DC. Families who have experienced COVID-19...

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Get Involved

Advocacy begins with your voice. Join us in the movement to ensure a strong, robust charter school sector in Washington, DC and transform the lives of DC’s students.