Kelly Mikel Williams
Community Servant for Congress
“In our rapidly changing world, we need leaders who can bring fresh perspectives and new solutions. In Congress I’m committed to promoting a vibrant and dynamic future for the District.”
– Kelly Mikel Williams
From the White House to DC Council to community meetings, Kelly Mikel Williams’s public service experience spans federal, state, local, and neighborhood government. His life experience includes living out of his car, raising his son while jobless, and caring for his elderly mother.
It’s Kelly Mikel’s unusual combination of experiences and his relationships across the District of Columbia that equip and motivate him to run for Congress and represent the diverse city where he has lived for more than 25 years.
Kelly Mikel has lived through DC’s past, he’s contributing to its present, and he has concerns and hopes for DC’s future. That’s why Kelly Mikel is stepping up to advocate for us in the U.S. House of Representatives.
It is time for a change
and new energy
Kelly Mikel will bring a fresh approach to a job that has not changed hands since 1991.
In those 33 years, DC has had…
- 5 Presidents
- 6 Mayors
- 14 School Chancellors
- 11 Head Coaches of Washington’s NFL Team
- 8 House Speakers
BUT… DC HAS HAD ONLY 1 DELEGATE to the
U.S. House of Representatives
Leadership with Life Experience
- Elected DC Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner
- Runner-up in 2022 Democratic congressional primary
- Constituent Services Director for former At-Large Councilmember Vincent Orange
- White House appointee under President Bill Clinton
- Founding chapter president of Blacks in Government / U.S. Farm Credit Administration
- Board member, Covenant House Greater Washington (supporting homeless youth)
- Parent with experience in DCPS, public charter, and faith-based schools
- Caregiver to his 84-year-old mother
- Restaurant owner investing East of the River
- Founder, Anacostia-Heights Community Credit Union (in formation)
Kelly Mikel Will Deliver for the District
As the District of Columbia’s sole representative in Congress, Kelly Mikel’s top priority will be identifying opportunities to keep more federal dollars in DC to address the local challenges he knows firsthand.