Since being elected in 2017 as a DNC Representative for WI, Khary was elected to be the DNC Black Caucus Treasurer and has been serving as a liaison between the National Party and our state and local Democrats, as well as recruiting and training activists to work on behalf of Democratic candidates and Democratic legislative proposals. Khary has also spoken at several events for incumbent elected officials as well as for first-time challengers!
As a DNC Representative, Khary has co-sponsored 13 resolutions that were passed by the DNC’s full voting body. One of the more notable resolutions that Khary co-sponsored was the Resolution Establishing the DNC Environmental and Climate Crisis Council in 2019. Khary also joined the organizing effort in favor of a presidential primary debate dedicated to the climate crisis, and utilized social media to generate increased awareness and support of that effort in favor of single-issue presidential debates and a DNC that listens to our grassroots voters.
As the father of three, Khary understands the impact the Party and his advocacy can have on them and their future. Khary is a proud board member of the health care and advocacy arms of Planned Parenthood of WI, board president of the advocacy arm of WAVE (WI Anti-Violence Effort) and is Everytown for Gun Safety’s WI’s Survivor Fellow. Khary is the former vice-chair of WI’s 5th CD, former congressional candidate of WI’s 5th CD – where he ran against long-time incumbent Republican Jim Sensenbrenner in 2016. Khary is a PROUD Waukesha Democrat!
Khary, a gun violence survivor, is a nationally recognized advocate of commonsense gun reform and has appeared on stages all over America speaking out against the deadly epidemic of gun violence as well as lobbying local, statewide, and national elected officials on gun reform policy.