All our residents deserve to feel safe in our community, and I know we need to address current concerns at the same time we work to address root causes of crime with expanded mental health services, youth programs, and community-based interventions. I will work with all stakeholders to transparently address current concerns and make the investments necessary to get to the root of the problem.
The trauma that violence brings to our community is all too real, and we aren’t doing nearly enough to prevent violence before it happens. I firmly believe that to make our communities safe we need to invest in housing, mental health care, jobs training, and violence intervention.
As Alderperson I will work to: