Allison Scott

Asheville City Council

Allison will be the first out trans person elected in North Carolina history!

Biography

Allison Scott is a trans woman and lifetime local of Asheville NC who advocates for LGBTQ Southerners as the Director of Impact & Innovation for the Campaign for Southern Equality. Allison is a community organizer and bridge builder who worked for the advancement of LGBTQ rights at both the municipal, regional level, and federal level. Some of her accomplishments include her work on local ordinances such as Asheville’s first ever LGBTQ nondiscrimination laws and the NCisReady coalition to enact nondiscrimination laws across NC in 2021. At the federal level she has worked with the US Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, and the EEOC for LGBTQ rights with a focus on trans and nonbinary advocacy.

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