In my role as Council President, I have provided leadership in advancing critical policy matters such as pension reform and budget review.
I have participated in working class struggles such as the protests of fast food workers demanding an increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
My vision for Atlanta is a city filled with choice neighborhoods and economically/culturally diverse populations, safe streets, and the best schools in the Southeast
I will be a voice for all the people of my district, asking critical questions and speaking up for the whole district.
As an agent in the global staffing industry, I have worked to expand the number of reputable jobs available to Atlanta’s workforce.
Work with those in charge to come up with effective, creative, elegant solutions to our public safety and public school issues.
In the community, I enjoy volunteering my time to various causes.
More recently, I serve as the spokesperson and co-founder of Champions for Children - A group committed to promoting child safety and other children's issues founded in response to the tragedy that took place in Newtown, Connecticut.
My vision: a city that imprisons far less frequently. A culture that encourages more internal exploration and less external validation.
I have served on the School Council Board at Sarah Smith Elementary for past 2 years.
I am committed to completing the many goals and plans for my district and theCity of Atlanta.
I’ve made myself available to my constituents and been a working, visible presence in all Atlanta neighborhoods.
During my first term on City Council, we focused on three great issues facing our city: financial management, public safety and water.
I have been the president and vice president of the Underwood Hills Neighborhood Association in northwest Atlanta.
The best way I know to keep kids out of the criminal justice system is to ensure they have the tools needed to build a productive life.