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oliver-brittanymf08Brittany T. Oliver

Digital Communications Manager/Program Coordinator
Maryland Democratic Party/ACLU of Maryland

Brittany T. Oliver is a woman on the move, having held no fewer than four high-profile advocacy and outreach jobs since graduating from Towson University in 2013.

The west Baltimore native, 29, has been digital communications manager for the Maryland Democratic Party and police accountability program coordinator and communications associate for the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland.

“I’m not Ok moving forward unless the voices of those most marginalized are brought to the forefront and, for me, that’s the type of impact that makes all of the difference,” Oliver said.

She has also served as co-director for the American Association of University Women’s Younger Women’s Task Force (whose goals include collaborating on a common agenda and increasing young women’s influence in politics and policy) and as co-director for Hollaback!Baltimore.

Oliver continues to serve as an advisory board member for Hollaback!Baltimore, a movement of local activists working to end street harassment, especially behaviors that are meant to intimidate women and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people.

“No matter where I work or what I do, I know how to use my voice and I think people really respect that about me,” Oliver said.

Earlier this year she got national notice for criticizing feminists who organized a Washington, D.C., protest march ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration president.

Oliver objected to their co-opting the names and achievements of black women’s protests without doing more to advance issues that matter to black women.


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