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Faith was the 2014 D.C. Statehood Green Party candidate for Mayor of Washington, D.C. Faith's original name was "Faith Dane." She legally changed it to "Faith" in 1983. Between 1980 and 2014, she ran for mayor a total of nine times.
Faith was born in 1924. Her professional experience includes working as an actress and musician. In 1962, she starred in the movie Gypsy, playing the role of Mazeppa. She had previously played the character of Mazeppa in a Broadway production of Gypsy in 1959.
On her campaign website, Faith provided the following statement about her political platform:
"As a D.C. sovereignty and statehood activist, I have determined the necessity of empowering the Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANC) as mini governmental and intercultural community centers. These centers will integrate many municipal functions, such as clearing-houses for legislation, family counseling, drug rehabilitation, and studies in racism and culture. I’ve engineered a plan of pure democracy infusing the formula of FDR’s Works Project Administration (WPA) Federal Art Project as the structural girder."
In response a question about her political platform for 2014 from the Washington Post, she stated:
"The main issue is “arts around the clock.” I’m old enough to be familiar with Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal for the arts. We had arts around the clock — painting, music, dance. And it was free! It was so therapeutic."