Safe Neighborhoods

Keeping your neighborhood and your family safe and secure is core to the mission of the City Council. Adequately funding our fire, police, and first responders is just one piece in a larger puzzle of what contributes to public safety. I know that when I go to bed at night, I want to know that my young daughter, my parents …

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Homelessness

Homelessness in our community is a difficult and intersectional issue that will take the strong willpower of both elected officials, community members, nonprofits and government agencies to effectively tackle. Far too often, we view those experiencing homelessness as part of an underclass in society, without fulling understanding the circumstances and experiences that have left them in their unfortunate position in …

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Fiscal Accountability

The City of Tempe has a nearly $600 million budget, and with that kind of revenue, it has a deep responsibility to provide a secure fiscal future for its citizens. Balancing our need to invest in social services that empower working class families and children in our City with the need to not burden them with debt is key to …

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Economic Opportunity

Families in Tempe deserve an advocate on the City Council who will fight to make sure that their economic interests are front and center on the agenda. The City government plays a major role in planning and prioritizing economic development throughout the City of Tempe, and has done an incredible job of revitalizing downtown and Tempe Town Lake. As a …

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Access Tempe-Affordably and Safely

Throughout Tempe, many of our residents struggle to effectively, affordably, and safely reach destinations they value. This includes access to work, play, and social services that are integral to their Tempe experience, as well as the health and happiness of their families. As a Civil Rights Attorney and community advocate, I have seen firsthand what a lack of access can …

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Supporting Our Kids

Kids in Tempe deserve access to a great education, plain and simple. Without being able to attend great public schools, my family and I would not be where we are today, able to provide for our young daughter and build a future together that we can be proud of. Education is the great equalizer in our community, empowering families across …

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