Marcus Goodwin is a Washington, DC native, the 5th of 8 children, who grew up in a working class family. His mother is a public school teacher and his father is an environmental scientist. Since earning scholarships to study at St. Albans, UPenn and Harvard, he has built his career in housing finance and remained closely engaged with city politics.
He’s running for DC Council to address the city’s rising cost of living and promote smart growth principles. He’s focused on revising housing laws to help disenfranchised groups, advancing economic equality, supporting local business and teaching financial literacy.