Aisha Washington Death: Obituary – Aisha Washington a registrar for the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance through the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy is dead on Thursday 2nd of September 2021.
MACo and MML members joined her family, friends, and loved ones in the mourning of Aisha Washington’s loss.
MD Assoc of Counties posted on Twitter: “MACo Mourns the Loss of Long-Time Academy for Excellence Colleague, Aisha Washington.”
Dean of the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy, Robert Orr, posted a statement last week:
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that I inform you of Aisha Washington’s passing earlier today. This is a sudden and unexpected loss that profoundly touches us all.
“Aisha was a beloved and treasured member of our family. In her 17 years with the School, she established herself as a true pillar of the community, dedicated to pushing us to be the best we could be, both personally and collectively.
“Aisha had an innate ability to bring people together in difficult times, and for difficult conversations, all the while ensuring people felt included, accepted, empowered, and a valuable part of the community. This past year as our community struggled to develop and deepen our anti-racist agenda, Aisha created and implemented a Black Friday webinar series that not only attracted amazing speakers but also deepened understanding and cooperative spirit within our community…”