Created the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax to revitalize the Eastside of Kansas
Established a public platform for discussion of social, economic and political issues affecting African Americans with a primary focus on the Eastside of the City.
Formed an urban “think tank” that addresses the challenges of the socially oppressed, politically voiceless and economically disadvantaged emphasizing such issues as health, the criminal justice system, community and economic development, housing and promotes the inclusion of the voice and vision of young professionals.
Stridently advocates for individuals, social service agencies, and organizations enabling them to achieve parity and fairness.
Collaborates with political organizations around economic issues ensuring proportionate minority representation and leadership.
Acts as an informal watchdog for millions of dollars directed to urban projects designed to spur community stabilization east of Troost.
Conducts weekly meetings around relevant issues impacting communities east of Troost where breakfast service is provided for 50-75 people.
Serves as an informational feedback conduit for the community.
Continues to identify and create jobs for men and women re-entering their communities after incarceration.
Promotes the inclusion of the urban core interest in government and agency plans and economic studies as a means of addressing the importance of one city.
Advocates for public school districts and charter schools to advance academic preparation of students enrolled in these districts.
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