Democrat for Senator from the 3rd District (unopposed)

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Each candidate was asked to respond to three questions.

 

1.  What are the top issues you will address in your campaign and what are your plans for moving those issues forward?

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Education: Supporting quality public schools in my senatorial district, and across the state, by ensuring proper allocation of resources that allows us to meet the full variety of student needs. There is reform needed in our current education funding system.

 

Public Safety: Encouraging security in all of our neighborhoods by pursuing improved community policing efforts that respect and serve each community, rather than maintaining practices which over-incarcerate and undermine the strength of our communities. I also plan to seek the reduction of gun violence by addressing the flow of illegal firearms.

 

Economic Opportunity: Increasing gainful employment through improvements in preparation for and access to job training services across the spectrum (schools, post K-12, prison system) and supporting protections for workers, including healthcare and housing quality.

2.  What makes you uniquely qualified for the political office you seek?

Beyond (and preceding) my master’s degree in public policy, I have a proven commitment to serving community interests and have committed my career to working with people in the community to ensure they understand their rights and responsibilities as citizens navigating public systems.

3.  What community groups are you involved with and in what capacity?

Wilmington Education Improvement Commission, Vice Chair

ACLU of Delaware, Foundation President

Wilmington STIR (community microgranting event), CoFounder-Organizer

DEPTA, Former Chapter President, Highlands Elementary School, Advocacy Chair (Highlands), Diversity Chair (HBMS)

Profession/employment: Director of Parent Advocacy Council for Education (PACE) at Christina Cultural Arts Center

# of years employed: 3 years in this position

Education: BA: New York University, Film & Linguistics; MA: University of Delaware, Urban Affairs and Public Policy

Political experience: Commission & Task Force appointments - Wilmington Education Improvement

Commission; School Enrollments Preference Task Force; Delaware Commission for Women

School Board Campaign Manager: Adriana Bohm for Red Clay

Education: Supporting quality public schools in my senatorial district, and across the state, by ensuring proper

allocation of resources that allows us to meet the full variety of student needs. There is reform needed in our

current education funding system.

Public Safety: Encouraging security in all of our neighborhoods by pursuing improved community policing efforts

that respect and serve each community, rather than maintaining practices which over-incarcerate and undermine

the strength of our communities. I also plan to seek the reduction of gun violence by addressing the flow of illegal

firearms.

Economic Opportunity: Increasing gainful employment through improvements in preparation for and access to job

training services across the spectrum (schools, post K-12, prison system) and supporting protections for workers,

including healthcare and housing quality.

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