Maxine Davis joined the ACLU-D.C. as Organizing Director in October 2022. She leads the organizing team and manages strategic outreach and coalition building. Previously, Maxine was a Political Consultant working with DC Working Families Party as Lead Field Organizer during the 2022 Primary Election Season, Campaign Manager for Rev. Wendy Hamilton for Congress, and a Summer Fellowship Coordinator for Harriet’s Wildest Dreams.
She comes to ACLU-D.C. with more than a decade of experience in public health and advocacy, with a focus on Black health, maternal and child health, and reproductive and sexual health. Additionally, she is an alumna from American University and Drexel University with a master's degree in Public Health with a focus in Community Health and Prevention.
As a 4th generation Native Washingtonian, with deep roots in Ward 4, she is excited to serve in this position to uplift her community. Additionally, she currently serves as the Vice President of D.C. Young Democrats, sits on the Community Advisory Board for the Upper Georgia Avenue Main Street and a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated. In her downtime, you can find Maxine traveling to a new country, trying a new recipe or being creative with the arts.