©2019 by Friends of Aaron Turner

Issues & Political Concerns

 

Community Economic Development

Economic Empowerment by

creating dedicated funding sources for CED projects within the 9th District.

Housing

Bringing in affordable housing development projects that reflect the district
 

Working toward greater housing stability in our neighborhood
 

 

Seniors

Affordable Healthcare and Prescription Drug Access


Protecting Against Consumer Fraud and Financial Crimes
 

Enviroment

Expanding and developing usable green spaces, such as parks, community gardens, and bike lanes/paths
 

Enhancing our water management systems, such as sewers and flood control systems
 

Criminal and Social Reform

Providing economic and social opportunities to assist with successful community reentry
 

Education

Increasing community-school partnerships to assist families and school children


Expanding ‘financial coaching’ within school curriculum in order to develop positive personal finance habits and foster the next generation of entrepreneurs
 

Protecting Healthcare Access

Working with state and private partners to restore access to community mental health centers
 

Ensuring a robust and diverse network of social providers exists to serve those in need in the district
 

Transportation

Ensuring access to safe and affordable transportation options, including mass transit, bike lanes, and pedestrian walkways