Top 3 Priorities
DC Statehood Initiative
DC will be the 51st State as Statehood is the purpose of the US Representative's office for DC.
The AMR of the surrounding states affects the residents of DC and causes a housing crisis and higher taxes for us.
Immigrants have been the foundation of this country. The unjust travel bans on selected African countries must end.
US Representative Dr. Oye Owolewa
Welcome to the official website of US Representative for the District of Columbia, Dr. Oye Owolewa.
Representative Owolewa is a DC licensed pharmacist who is committed to the community. Since beginning his pharmacy career in 2014, Representative Owolewa has spent his free time volunteering in DC public schools. In 2018, he was elected commissioner of his neighborhood in Southeast DC. Lastly, Representative Owolewa has been an advocate for DC statehood, leading to his run and victory to become your US Representative for DC.
Representative Owolewa plans in his first 100 days to tackle the fight for DC Statehood meeting with members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, national and local organizations and community stakeholders. He will also create the Next Generation Statehood Initiative that will raise funds for DC Statehood activities to help push the message nationwide and have Congress vote and pass the Washington DC Admission Act 2021.
Did you Know?
Washington, DC is the only US territory whose residents pay federal taxes without a representative in Congress. We must work together to achieve DC Statehood for the next generations to come.