Seattle is the epicenter of an eviction crisis. Renters should have rights against unjust evictions and stronger laws should be in place to protect renters from being trampled from systematic injustices such as malicious rental practices. If elected, I be your voice, advocating for affordable housing, developments that will produce affordable units, and fight against price gouging so that all residents can have access to affordable, healthy homes.
We need to support children in low-to-middle income families in Seattle. All children deserve a healthy start in life. Families also shouldn’t have to choose between their careers and their child. Creating a system of affordable and culturally responsive childcare will prevent child homelessness.
Making the police accountable to the communities that they serve by standing for oversight and accountability. Prioritizing de-escalation, mental health training and respect for community. A voice for criminal justice reform towards treatment instead of incarceration. We need to focus on building up communities, not locking them up, and this means to reform our courts as well. I became a public defender because I saw first hand how easy it is for you or your family to fall into the criminal justice system. I have been fighting for justice one case at a time, and now I want to join the city council to implement policies to improve our justice system for everyone.
Equitable, community focused development
Creating opportunities for minority and women owned businesses to fight neighborhood displacement and creating a pipeline towards community ownership. Ensuring neighborhood vitality through encouraging businesses to invest in the community through local hires and creating living wage jobs. Creating opportunities for minority and women owned businesses to fight neighborhood displacement and creating a pipeline towards community ownership.
services in your neighborhood
Government services should be available in your neighborhood! Local government is considered the closest to everyday people, so why do you have to go downtown to access local government services? We can create outlets for important government services in our neighborhoods. Locating government services in accessible areas in our communities by partnering with non-profit organizations will help stimulate economic growth and improve outcomes for those who need help the most in our community.