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Friday, 19 March 2021 22:23

H.R. 51: Making D.C. the 51st State

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Monday, March 22, 2021, 11:00 am (Eastern Time) 

Watch this congressional hearing online by clicking --> HERE

Due to the coronavirus, the hearing will not be open to the public. 

 
Friday, 19 March 2021 15:02

WIN-TV: Interview with Anise Jenkins

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Anise Jenkins was interviewed about DC statehood by Denise Rolark Barnes, the publisher of The Washington Informer.

To watch this interview online, hover over this hyperlink and click --> WIN-TV (Episode 52, March 19, 2021).

The desire to see the District become the 51st state in the union has been a passion for Anise Jenkins, a native of the city who has worked quietly to see her fellow residents become full American citizens.

A SHINING FIFTY-FIRST STAR FOR OUR FLAG
By Joyce Robinson Paul dedicated to the Statehood for D.C. Now Movement (2021)

Friday, 19 February 2021 19:37

Black Pioneers of DC Statehood: a conversation 

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 Monday, February 22, 2021 | 7:00-8:30 pm 

WEBINAR REGISTRATION
 

J O I N   U S   V I A   Z O O M

Monday, 04 August 1997 19:08

Bio Brief - Anise Jenkins

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                                                          snip Anise Jenkins WaPo 13 July 1999      photo Anise Jenkins at the mic

Anise Jenkins
joined the Stand Up! for Democracy in DC Coalition (Free DC) upon its founding in 1997 and has served as its executive director / president since 2008. 

Wednesday, 24 March 2021 21:12

D.C. Statehood Bill Introduced in the U.S. Senate

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ATTENTION DC STATEHOOD SUPPORTER:

Ask your colleagues, family and friends who live in these six states – Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Maine, New Hampshire and West Virginia – to tell their United States Senators to support and vote for S.51, the Washington, DC Admission Act, introduced in the U.S. Senate on January 26, 2021.  

DC RESIDENTS NEED TO HAVE EQUAL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS! 

Friday, 22 January 2021 02:19

Congratulations Senator Alex Padilla!

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This story is brought to you by 51st, a six-part podcast series about Washingtonians’ fight for representation.

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Stand Up! for Democracy in DC (Free DC) was founded in 1997 to help 700,000 residents of our nation’s capital achieve full and equal citizenship rights. Stand Up! is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and your donations are tax-deductible. Checks and money orders may also be mailed to Stand Up! (Free DC) via Executive Director Anise Jenkins at 4933 - 1st Street NW, Suite #3, Washington, DC 20011 or via Dorothy Height Station, Post Office Box 2152 Washington, DC 20013-2152. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

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