Jennie Jenkins-Dallas

Jennie Jenkins-Dallas

Candidate, Harrisburg City Council

Jennie Jenkins-Dallas is a entrepreneur, wife, mother, grandmother, and former Harrisburg City police officer. She is the owner and publisher of La Voz Latina Central, the largest bilingual publication in the Midstate, and Black Wall Street PA. She also serves as vice-president of Estamos Unidos de Pennsylvania, a non-profit that provides scholarships to students, as well as 2nd vice-president of the Latino Hispanic Professional Associations.

  • Political Affiliation:Democrat
  • Age:50
  • Spouse:Bishop William Dallas III
  • Children/Step-Children:Reyna, Kalina, Joshua, Lhayelle, Latoya, Lhayna
  • Granddaughter:Kyla
  • Church:Gospel Fellowship Church, Harrisburg


Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration and Management

Elizabethtown College


Associates Degree in Business Administration



Professional Experience


La Voz Latina Central

(December 2019 - Present)

Central PA's Premier Bilingual Newspaper, with a focus on health, education and community-building. It is the largest bilingual publication in Pennsylvania, spanning over 8 counties.


Black Wall Street PA

(September 2020 - Present)

Black Wall Street PA is a publication that intends to encourage, celebrate, and showcase economic growth and power within the black community. Our mission is to inform the public by displaying current events, starting conversations, and providing a directory of resources.


JJ Smart Promotions LLC

(March 2019 - President)

Marketing, Advertising, Social Media Marketing, event planning, concerts, public relations, Spanish translation for businesses.

Marketing Account Executive

Harrisburg Magazine

(April 2018 - December 2019)

Marketing Partner in Advertising and creative idea generating.

Social Media Marketing Specialist

Fruitful Digital • Freelance

(January 2016 - April 2018)

Police Officer

City of Harrisburg Police Department


Served as Community Policing Officer, building positive relationships in neighborhoods throughout the community.