Let's continue the forward momentum in Deanwood!
As a four term Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC) for Single Member District (SMD) 7C07 in Deanwood, I have been focused on City Services, Education, Economic Development & Public Safety. For my efforts, I won an OUC Award for most 311 tickets placed in Ward 7 in 2017.
As Chair of ANC7C, I have collaborated with the all of our Citizens and Civic Associations, Main Street Organizations, WMATA, UDC, Events DC, DCPS, DPR, DCPL, DGS, DDOT, DOES, DCRA, and many other District Agencies to connect constituents to available services & programs.
As an ANC Commissioner, I continue to utilize various methods to make myself available to my constituents and disseminate District Agencies' information. Prior to COVID-19, ANC7C pioneered audio and video conferencing to improve community participation.
Partnered with DCPS to implement the highly sought after Spanish/English Dual Language program at Houston Elementary.
Worked with DC Council and DCPS to move Houston Elementary's modernization schedule early and requested more funds to increase the scope of the project.
Partnered with DCPS to reopen Ron Brown into a High School for Young Men of Color.
Worked with DCPS and DGS to create employment opportunities for Deanwood residents and long term contracts with Deanwood CBEs.
Mandated developers to meet with the Deanwood Citizens Association to develop CBAs that would provide community benefits and employment opportunity for Deanwood residents.
Partnered with DHCD to secure a vacant lot in the Deanwood community to showcase Green Tiny Homes built by IDEA PCS.