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- Sheila White Member, People For Fairness Coalition
- Marcia Bernbaum Member, People For Fairness Coalition
- Brianne Nadeau Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 1); @BrianneKNadeau
Three Public Restroom Options (People For Fairness Coalition)
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