Together, we will get through the pandemic and build a path forward for our city. The foundation of my Plan for Progress includes ending gun violence, implementing a smart and aggressive approach to public safety, and creating economic growth through well-planned, data driven, & equitable policies. We will create opportunities for everyone, expanding mental health & drug rehabilitation, and increase our population.
EQUITABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH STRATEGY
A Plan to:
-Increase the City’s population by 30,000 residents by 2030.
-Exceed the national growth rate in jobs and payrolls among our key industries.
-Close existing opportunity, employment, wage, entrepreneurship, and wealth gaps for women and people of color.
-Achieve sustainable long-term tax revenue growth for the city.
-Neighborhood Focused Development to bring fresh food, safe greenspace, and attainable jobs to every neighborhood.
-Address environmental inequality
-Equitable delivery of city services
-Create an Environment for our children to thrive
AGGRESSIVE FOCUS ON VIOLENT CRIME
−Cure Violence model as a proactive approach to prevent violent disputes
−Latest technology to solve murders, assaults, and kidnappings
−Build Trust and Increase Rewards for more citizen engagement
−A government-wide approach to public safety that will align departmental strategies and projects with a focus on reducing the causes of violent crime
EXPAND SOCIAL SERVICES & TREAT GUN VIOLENCE AS A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS
−Expand Cure Violence, Cops & Clinicians, and other non-police approaches to crime
−Route 911 calls to social workers when police are not necessary
−Expand services for Mental Health, Drug Rehab, & Re-Entry programs
−Shift social service and mental health burden from Police to trained professionals
REBUILD AFTER COVID
−Distribute vaccines fairly, orderly, and expeditiously
−Build back and grow Small Businesses
−Fund Residential Rental & Housing Assistance
−Remove Racial Health Disparities
−COVID regulations based on science
−Expand Mental Health Services for school age children
ENHANCE OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM
−Retain Full Accreditation Status
−Take a Broader Approach to Education & Invest More in Wraparound Services
−Use Technology to Our Advantage & Expand Broadband throughout the City
−Enhance Early Childcare Education