About Me and My Beliefs

I believe you cannot accomplish even the smallest plan without a big-picture vision to guide and inspire.

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SMD 6E01 is roughly bounded by 11th to the west, 7th to the east, S to the north and P to the south, with bump-outs for the 1600 block of Marion St (west side) and the 700 and 800 blocks of O St (north side). More about 6E01…

I’m an urban planner with a big heart and 14 years of experience in DC policy and planning. I’m running for commissioner, ANC SMD 6E01.

My Top Concerns

Sustainable Transportation

A Safe and Beautiful Shaw

Affordable Housing

Data-Driven Decision Making

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My Qualifications

Empathy

Finding common ground is the key to finding solutions to complex problems. We must start with the assumption that everyone is doing the best they can with the tools they have.

Experience

I’m an urban planner, transportation engineering, and data scientist with 14 years doing transportation policy and planning in DC.

Engagement

I plan to explore a diverse set of public engagement tools so you can be heard, and so you can hear me. Take my voter survey now!

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Some Thoughts about Shaw, DC, and the State of the World

Social Justice, BLM and the Call to Defund

Black Lives Matter.  Period. Our country has systematically and institutionally disenfranchised Black and indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) for hundred of years, building untold wealth at their expense.  The 2020 social justice movement is the latest and hopefully the final wake-up call that we need to fundamentally restructure how economic and government systems work toContinue reading “Social Justice, BLM and the Call to Defund”

The Pandemic Panic

Our national response to the global pandemic has been heartbreaking. For many, me included, the local response hasn’t felt much better. I was hoping a global threat such as a pandemic would show us the power of humanity to unite  and solve any problem that comes our way.  If not on a global scale, atContinue reading “The Pandemic Panic”

Your Turn!

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What does this neighborhood mean to you? Pop over to the Engage! section for a downloadable map for you to draw on and send back to me. I want to see how you see our neighborhood?