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