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Andrea Jenkins

Running for Minneapolis City Council Ward 8
Election: Nov. 7, 2017

Andrea Jenkins has more than 25 years of public service experience as a Minneapolis City Council policy aide, nonprofit executive director and consultant, and Hennepin County employment specialist. She has lived in the Bryant neighborhood for 16 years. Andrea is also an award-winning poet, writer, and performer. She has earned fellowships from the Bush Foundation, the Givens Foundation, and the Playwrights Center, among others.