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Juanita O. Lewis

Juanita Lewis

Juanita O. Lewis

Yonkers, New York


Juanita O. Lewis, of Yonkers, New York began her work as a community organizer with the Minnesota chapter of ACORN. Since 2004, she has worked on 10 campaigns in various roles, ranging from field organizer, campaign manager to fundraiser. Lewis was highly involved in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party, serving as Saint Paul Senate District 66 chair, and secretary of the African American Caucus. She has also been a board member and chair of three non-profit boards, and is currently a fundraising trainer for the White House Project.

Lewis was born and raised in Saint Paul, MN. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a B.A. in History and Political Science, and with her Masters degree in Advocacy and Political Leadership Degree from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. 

In 2012 Lewis decided to share her community and political organizing experience and start her own political consulting business called JOL Consulting.