Increased School Funding and Small Business Resources

  • Advocating for increased funding for our local school system, ensuring that education funding is on par with the amount of resources being spent on public safety
  • Working to build relationships with the business and philanthropic community to provide community schooling options, complete with wrap-around services for the child, parents and the surrounding community
  • Demanding that bi-annual audits of the school system as it relates to the city funds being allocated to the school system
  • Working alongside small business owners to help streamline the license and permit process, including reducing the amount of fees imposed on them for local necessities
  • Ensuring small and minority-owned businesses receive the level of funding and equity necessary to compete with the larger companies competing for city resources