Carlottia Scott

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Carlottia Scott

Carlottia Scott is the Secretary of the Board of Directors for Peace Action. Scott served for many years as chief of staff to Congressman Ronald V. Dellums and then to Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Scott then served as Chief of Politics for the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

Scott also served as an adjunct to the Department of Political Science and practicum advisor to the School of Social Work at Howard University.

As of March 17, 2010, Scott is a member of several boards including the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and The Twenty-First Century Foundation. Carlottia has been an advisor to The Global Fund for Women, the Smithsonian Institution, the Mandela Freedom Fund, U.S. Cuba Medical Project, and Medical Aid for El Salvador.

Scott advises the Women’s Information Network (WIN), the Women’s Campaign Research Fund, the U. S. Nicaragua Friendship Society, the National Democratic Institute (NDI), and the International Foundation on Election Systems (IFES). Scott co-founded the African American Women’s Fund.[1]


In the early 1980s, Congressman Ron Dellums was an admirer and supporter of Maurice Bishop, the Marxist-Leninist of Grenada. Dellums' assistant, Carlottia Scott, wrote to Bishop as follows:[2]

Ron has become truly committed to Grenada. . .and doesn't want anything to happen to building the Revolution and making it strong...He really admires you as a...leader with courage and foresight, principles and integrity...The only other person I know of that he expresses such admiration for is Fidel.

1993 NCIPA National Steering Committee

As of Spring 1993, the National Committee for Independent Political Action Steering Committee included Carlottia Scott.

Democratic National Committee

Carlottia Scott, in the 2000 election, served in the Al Gore campaign as "chief of politics" for the Democratic National Committee.[3]

Peace Action

Scott serves on the Board of Directors of Peace Action, as of March 17, 2010.[1]

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Board of Directors, Peace Action, and Biography
  2. Communists in the Democratic Party, page 53
  3. The Washington Times, Who is Barbara Lee? Herbert Romerstein, September 18, 2001]