Ashanti MartinezResearch and Policy Analyst
Ashanti Martinez is a research and policy analyst for CASA representing CASA members in Prince George’s County and Montgomery County, Maryland. He has formerly served as staffer to the Prince George’s County Council, staffer to the Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, and deputy political director to Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk. He proudly serves as an advisory board member for St. Mary’s Landover Hills School and on the 20|30 Leadership Council for the Clinton Foundation.
Ashanti was named in the “Top 30 Under 30” by 93.9 WKYS in 2017 and was also featured on the “Forty Under 40” by the Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund and was named one of the 2018 Young Futurists by The Root and in 2020 he was listed as The Daily Record’s “Top 40 under 40, Very Important Professionals (VIP)” for Maryland.