Karen Anderson is a bonified woman of God! She has a strong foundation, and a passion for helping others. She is a devoted wife, mother of three, grandmother, and friend. Karen has been your neighbor for more than 23 years. All throughout, she has strived to make our community a better place to live.
Karen served as President of the Suitland Civic Association (SCA), Inc. for the past 7 years, where she tirelessly worked to improve our community, by engaging and streamlining county processes, and providing resources and services to our youth and seniors. She has developed a reputation for producing results and providing solutions to our most pressing concerns. Through her work over the years, she has become a reliable partner, a respected leader, and a trusted voice for the people!
In total, Karen has more than 26 years of federal, state, and local government experience working for you.
What sets Karen apart…
Karen is vested, beyond this campaign! Karen lives, works, shops, owns a home, and has raised her children right here in District 7. Her children have all attended and are graduates of the Prince George’s County Public School System. Additionally, all four of Karen’s grandchildren, currently attend Prince George’s County Public Schools. Karen can relate to most of the issues and frustrations in District 7, because she experiences them first hand. As a resident and civic president, with no monetary incentives, Karen has written over 200 letters to the county regarding trash, crime, public safety and lack of services. She has requested and successfully landed meetings with officials to discuss solutions, and attended over 100 community events, and forums. Imagine what she can accomplish if elected!
Maintaining an active presence is a priority for Karen, because it allows her to hear and understand what is going on, in and around our communities. Karen believes that “awareness is essential; to fix the problems in our communities, you must first familiarize yourself with what the issues are”. As District 7’s next representative on the Prince George’s County Council, she will make sure the people are empowered, and that she conveys their concerns effectively. She is honest, has integrity and lacks self-serving motives. She prides herself on being transparent with her constituents and wants to continue with her commitment to serve. Therefore, Karen Anderson is the perfect candidate to represent the people of District 7 as their next Council Member for Prince George’s County! Read More
Karen will continue working with our school principals, school PTSA’s, school board members and the CEO of Prince George’s County Public Schools, to ensure that we provide a safe and healthy environment for our teachers and students, and that we also provide the most effective tools and resources available, to yield educational success.
Karen will continue working with our Police Chief and other law enforcement agencies and public safety officials to develop programs focused on prevention and intervention, both in our schools and in the community.
Karen will continue working with her council colleagues to develop legislation that protects and expands affordable housing, and provides additional resources and support to our seniors and those who desire home ownership.
Karen will continue working with the business community, non-profits, municipalities, churches, and county agencies to help develop a centralized database to capture job opportunities and services, as well as promote economic development within the community.