Danitra Sherman


Deputy Advocacy/Policy Director


Advocacy & Policy


She, Her, Hers

Danitra Sherman joined the ACLU of Pennsylvania staff in September 2019. Prior to joining the ACLU-PA, Danitra served as the State Field Director for Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates and PAC, where she oversaw the organizing, advocacy and electoral work for the state. She brings almost 10 years of campaign experience that includes grassroots and legislative advocacy, ballot initiative and electoral efforts. Danitra believes that is important to use one’s power to be a change agent and dismantle systems of oppression – she’s a true Organizer at heart. Danitra graduated from Drexel University with a DrPH in Policy and Social Justice. She also holds an MPH in Administration and Policy, as well as a B.S. in Biology. In her spare time, Danitra enjoys traveling, spending time with loved ones, and exploring the city for good eats!