History

DC Hand Dance is an improvisational form of swing style partner dancing developed in the Washington, DC area in the early 1950s by African Americans as a form of recreation and entertainment.

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Jacque Ballard

President

Jacque Ballard, President Born and raised in Washington DC. Learned …...

Earl Calloway Jr.

1st Vice President and Chairperson Community Affairs

Earl Calloway Jr. — 1st Vice President and Chairperson Community Affairs...

Maxine Grant

2nd Vice President

Maxine Grant – 2nd Vice President and Community Historian Also …...

Joseph “JoJo” Nelson

3rd Vice President

Joseph “JoJo” Nelson – 3rd Vice President for Youth & Young...