Sherri Davis

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Sherri Davis is the Executive Assistant and Office Manager at Democracy Initiative. She is also a member of the Community Family Life Services Speakers Bureau where she is an advocate for change in criminal justice reform.

Sherri Davis was born and raised in the District of Columbia. She attended DC Public Schools and graduated from The School Without Walls High School. Sherri worked retail management jobs in college while raising her three children as a single mom. She switched careers to become a teacher to have a schedule closer to that of her children. Sherri worked as a DC Public School teacher for ten years. During which time she was the TEAM (Together Everyone Achieves More) Award Recipient 2008 for most significant gains in reading test scores in DC Public School district. Her classroom was the Special Education Inclusion Model Classroom for the district. She also served as the Washington Teachers’ Union (WTU) Local 6 Building Representative resolving disputes between administrators and teachers.

Before working at Democracy Initiative, Sherri interned at Common Cause where she conducted research and wrote blogs on mass incarceration, felony disenfranchisement, and gerrymandering. She is also a member of the Community Family Life Services Speakers Bureau where she is an advocate for change in criminal justice reform.