Shakeara Mingo is ONE DC's Resource Organizer and excited to be the newest member of the ONE DC team. Since graduating from the University of Maryland-College Park in 2011 with her degree in Criminal Justice, she has been serving low-income and minority communities. She helped over 400 low-income residents in the Washington Metropolitan-Area overcome barriers to unemployment and housing. Shakeara also has more than 8 years of experience in research, data analysis, program management, geographic information systems (GIS), grant/proposal writing, and social services. Through her interactive programming, she has helped residents living in poverty generate income and create self sufficiency. Shakeara joined ONE DC as a member leader to the Right to Housing Committee in May 2020. Since joining she has organized multiple events including our 2020 Cancel Rent / Defund MPD Juneteenth rally.