Jamika will be the first out demisexual person elected to the Tacoma City Council!
Born and raised in the Hilltop neighborhood of Tacoma, Jamika Scott is a writer, photographer, and filmmaker currently running to represent District 3 on the Tacoma City Council. Her passion for storytelling started in childhood when she would fill journals with short stories and poetry. It was in college a mentor introduced her to screenwriting and filmmaking and it has been a central part of her life since. As a founding member of the Tacoma Action Collective, she works toward building an equitable Tacoma as a community organizer and often incorporates her love of film into her social justice work. An active member of the community with a commitment to volunteerism, Jamika also serves on a number of local boards, commissions, and committees.