Meet Ann Wilcox
Ann C. Wilcox is the candidate for At-Large seat on the DC City Council, representing the DC Statehood Green Party, in 2020. Ann is a long-time member of the DC Statehood Green party, having joined the DC Statehood Party when she moved to DC in the early 1980’s. (The DC Statehood Party joined with the Green Party in the 1990s, to form the current DC Statehood Green Party). From 1994-98 Ann served as an elected member of the DC Board of Education,, a non-partisan position, representing Ward 2. This School Board was the most recent fully-elected school board in DC--and was undermined by the federally-appointed Financial Control Board, in 1995. Ann has also represented DC Statehood Greens on the DC ballot in several election cycles, including runs for At-Large Council and for DC Mayor in 2018.
Ann is a lawyer, graduating from American University’s Washington College of Law in 1986. Her legal work is primarily public interest law, including landlord & tenant, criminal defense and consumer law. She is active with the National Lawyers Guild, a progressive legal organization, and a member of the DC NLG Chapter Board. As an NLG attorney, Ann works with activist groups, often representing protesters following arrest. Ann is a long-time community activist, working on Statehood, affordable housing and other issues, with many groups.
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