State Voices

Aji Bakare

Senior Development Associate

As the Senior Development Associate, Aji Bakare supports the Development Director in accomplishing all fundraising goals and will also work to help funders and donors understand their important role and impact in State Voices’ overall vision.
Aji is a nonprofit fundraiser and grant writer, and has helped grassroots organizations increase funds from public sources and private philanthropy. Aji was born in Nigeria, but raised in Maryland, and holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a M.S. in Woman and Gender Studies from Towson University.

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Defund Police for Democracy

It’s Black August, a time to commit to Black lives and rebellion, to defunding police, and to investing in Black communities.

Racism and anti-Blackness are threats to a healthy democracy. Let’s work to end the criminalization, incarceration, and killing of Black communities.