Marcus Goodwin's Story

Marcus Goodwin's parents came to DC in search of the American Dream

Marcus Goodwin's mom came to DC from Senegal in her early twenties. His father came here from South Carolina to attend Howard University, the first in his family to attend college.

They both believed that DC was a place full of possibilities and with hard work, you could get ahead.

DC gave Marcus Goodwin and his family the chance to get ahead

Marcus' parents got him into good schools and after school programs that allowed him to reach his full potential.

They both believed that DC was a place full of possibilities and with hard work, you could get ahead.

He went to University of Pennsylvania and then Harvard and came back to DC to give back to the place that gave so much to him and his family.

A career developing affordable housing for DC residents

Marcus started off his career working for the DC Council and Mayor's Office. He then went on to develop affordable housing and commercial properties for local small businesses.

Because of his work, families and small businesses across the District have gotten the opportunity to achieve the American Dream.

Running to keep us safe and build a stronger, more equitable economy

Marcus knows that his DC story is the exception, not the norm. But it doesn't have to be that way.

On the DC Council, Marcus will lead the efforts to keep us safe during the pandemic and build back an economy that makes prosperity accessible to all of us, no matter what neighborhood we live in.

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PAID FOR BY MARCUS GOODWIN FOR DC 2020, ROBERT CUNNINGHAM, TREASURER. A COPY OF OUR REPORT IS FILED WITH THE OFFICE OF CAMPAIGN FINANCE.