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LEADERSHIP &

PARTNERS

Ronald Moten is a peace activist, political advisor and go-go promoter known as a passionate advocate for his native Washington, D.C.

Dr. Natalie Hopkinson is a public scholar and author of Go-Go Live: The Musical Life & Death of a Chocolate City (Duke University Press, 2012).

Since co-creating their successful Don’t Mute DC Go-Go and Culture petition on April 8, 2019, Moten and Hopkinson have used their decades of experience and connections in D.C.’s, media, arts and political landscapes to drive strategy for this social enterprise as co-chairs.

November 23, 2019. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. “The Reach ” Cultural Caucus photo shoot. Photo Credit:  Kirth Bobb Photography

Don't Mute DC

TASK FORCE LEADERS

  • Tenika Brown

  • Brenda Jones

  • Maria Jones

  • Bettya Burgess

#DontMuteDC Hashtag Creator:

JULIEN BROOMFIELD

Lead Organizer and Policy Advisor:

TONY LEWIS JR.

Read more about him on www.tonylewisjunior.com

BOARD OF ADVISORS:

Don't Mute DC

 Allison R. Brown, Board Member Emeritus, In Memoriam
 Allyson Criner Brown
 Autumn Saxton-Ross, Ph.D.
 Bernard Demczuk, Ph.D.
 Brenda Jones
 Charles Stephenson Jr.
 Jessica Solomon
 Johnny Barnes, Esq.
 Rev. Tony Lee
 Sue Goodney Lea, PhD.

Partners:

Don't Mute DC

  1. Anacostia Arts Center

  2. Blue Skye Construction

  3. Booz Allen Hamilton Company

  4. Brink Media

  5. Bullying is Not Dope

  6. Central Communications

  7. Check It Enterprises

  8. Communities for Just Schools

  9. DC Fiscal Policy Institute

  10. Douglass Community Land Trust

  11. Eaton Workshop

  12. Go-Go Radio Live

  13. Howard University Dept. of Communication, Culture and Media Studies

  14. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

  15. Mayor’s Office of African American Affairs

  16. Red Dot Foundation

  17. Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Culture

  18. The Capstone Group

  19. Tim Chapman Development

  20. Wearegogomusic.com

  21. XI Magazine

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