Rafi Aliya Crockett

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Rafi Aliya Crockett

Rafi Aliya Crockett
Executive Producer
Higher Power Film

Rafi Aliya Crockett, a native Washingtonian, is fiercely protective of her city. In addition to being a civically engaged resident who watches D.C. council hearings for fun, she is a proud champion of D.C. culture and patron of the arts. Ms. Crockett is co-president of the board of STABLE Arts, and has previously served on the board of HumanitiesDC and the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts. Between 2019 and 2023, Ms. Crockett served on D.C.'s Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Board. As a Commissioner, she worked with legislators and government agencies to eliminate disparities in access, ownership, and participation in the city's alcoholic beverage and cannabis industries. The experience inspired her to develop Higher Power with the director Dewey Ortiz Jr. Ms. Crockett serves as the film’s writer and executive producer. This is her first film.

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