About Valencia Handy
Successful businesswoman and philanthropist, Valencia Handy is expanding her efforts to run for City Council to stimulate the economy and provide better resources for community members. Also a licensed medical professional of over 20 years that attended legislators’ school, Valencia Handy’s devotion to the betterment and revitalization of the community began well before her decision to run for city council. A Wilson, NC native, upon her high school graduation she received a Chancellor Scholarship for Fayetteville State University, a historically black public regional university.
Due to her academic career growth, Handy firmly believes in the importance of education and has served on the Action Pathways Executive Committee and Headstart Policy Council to advocate for the growth and success of our youth. Along with her advocacy for student success, she supports the expansion of community and youth activities and aims to expand business and workforce development within the county. She is also involved with the Friends Committee on National Legislation to support social and economic justice.
Handy is a member of the National Organization for Women, to empower women while advocating for rape victims as a crisis volunteer. Valencia feels that citizens should feel safe and utilizes her platform to advocate for safety measures that will provide the community with a peace of mind. Handy believes that accessibility is also important as well as the improvement of the community infrastructure to further ensure safety.
Hardy’s eight degrees and numerous certifications have allowed her a wealth of knowledge that she will continue to apply once elected to build a better Fayetteville. A vote for Valencia Handy is a vote that favors progressive, accessibility and community involvement. See you at the polls.
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