Nate for Ward 8

Nate Derenge has lived in Anacostia for about 5 years, and he wants to serve the community as DC councilmember representing Ward 8.

More About Nate

Hi there! My name is Nate Derenge, and I’m in Ward 8 because my friend decided to direct a legal aide ministry and join a church plant in the neighborhood five years ago. He invited me on his journey, and I quickly grew fond of the people and places along the green line.

Fun facts about me:

-I’ve been car-free since I’ve been in the DMV area, and I bike around 1000 miles per year. (Mike Jones is the WMATA employee of the month, congratulate him if you see him).

-I’m a member of Capitol Hill Baptist Church.

-Deep down, I’m an artist who takes pictures, makes music, and directs movies.

-I enlisted in the Army Reserves in 2007, and serve at Ft. Belvoir with a transportation unit.

On politics:

Policies that the council generates should encourage legal employment and promote individual responsibility. Kids need some more attention before they get on the wrong side of the judicial system, and licensure requirements are prohibitive for some trades, (especially for those returning to society from prison.)

Here is my platform with commentary on recent DC council legislation.

Contact Me!

Paid for by Nate Derenge, 2131 Young St SE #101

Photos by Long Nguyen