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Madiba Dennie

Counsel, Democracy

Madiba Dennie serves as counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy program. Her work focuses on issues related to the 2020 Census, and advancing fair and equitable representation in our political process. Her legal and political commentary has appeared in outlets including The Washington Post and The Nation.

Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Dennie served as Counsel to the New York City Council Committee on Public Housing. Additionally, she provided services to low-income Black women who were survivors of domestic violence as a Kirkland & Ellis Public Service Fellow at Her Justice.

Dennie earned her JD from Columbia Law School and her undergraduate degree from Princeton University, where she concentrated in Politics and earned a certificate in African-American Studies.