Diversity Reboot Summit

Drag Queen Dance Party

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Drag Queen Dance Party
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Marti Allen-Cummings is a NYC drag artist, television personality, and political figure who is a Candidate for NYC COUNCIL District 7. Join Marti as they lead us in a dance party like no other to commemorate the first day or Diversity Reboot 2021. Pull out your best dance gear. We’re going to be dancing into the evening with ourselves (hello Robyn), our families and whomever else we’ve been quarantining with. Sponsored by Amazon and Guru Technologies.

Meet The Speaker

Marti  Allen-Cummings
Marti Allen-Cummings
Drag Artist & NYC Council Candidate

Marti Allen-Cummings (They/Them) is an activist, community board member, gig worker and drag artist running for city council in uptown manhattan. Marti has been working in NYC for 13 years after moving to the city at age 17 to pursue a performing arts career. They know what it’s like to make it in new york living paycheck to paycheck and without insurance. For over a decade, marti has been deeply involved in the community - advocating for LGBTQIA+ Young people through the ali forney center and aiding new yorkers experiencing homelessness.

Throughout the pandemic, Marti built upon that experience to plan PPE handouts, grocery deliveries, coat drives and mutual aid efforts. During the 2016 election Cycle, Marti started organizing and Their political activism energized the community and has brought people together who are seeking progressive change in the nation’s politics. Marti currently sits on community board 9 serving the people of Upper Manhattan, and IS an advisor on the NYC Nightlife Advisory Board.