Adisa Bakare, A Helpful & Passionate “Leader of Many”

As part of Whitman-Walker’s 40th anniversary, officially January 13, 2018, we’re sharing 40 stories to help tell the narrative of Whitman-Walker in community. We’d like you to meet Adisa Bakare, an individual who co-started Whitman-Walker’s East of the River Fall Festival – a school supplies drive and community block party now entering its 3rd year.

Adisa at the 2017 East of the River Fall Festival
Adisa at the 2018 MLK Day Peace Walk & Parade

Born in Nigeria, raised in DC and educated in Maryland; Adisa is a natural leader and advocate for his community. Adisa serves as Whitman-Walker’s Operations Manager at Max Robinson Center and Youth Services. He strives to make every client and patient visit a memorable experience with only the highest of customer service.

Adisa chats with a client at Max Robinson Center’s check-in desk

Learn more about Adisa’s story, press play!

Please note this story was recorded in 2016.