-Maintain adequate police force corresponding to population.
-Expand cameras and foot patrol in new developing commercial areas
-Increased attention to hate crimes and domestic violence.
-Connect returning citizens to jobs while incarcerated.
-Borrow successful best practices, management and classroom instruction used by high achieving neighboring jurisdictions.
-Demonstrate greater commitment to student achievement by challenging high performing students and providing small group skill-building support for late bloomers.
-Expand efforts to reduce chronic truancy, school violence and bullying with incentives and enforcement actions.
-Attention to the needs of diverse school populations – LGBT students, English-as-second-language students, and students living in shelters.
Integrity, Service and Ethics in Government
-Hold elected officials accountable, including passing a comprehensive ethics bill.
-Eradicate waste, duplication of services and fraud, and enforce the law.
-Value the workforce and welcome citizens’ opinions and inquiries.
-Intensify movement for greater self-determination and statehood for DC.
-Promoting smart and inviting green neighborhoods.
-Expand incentives for affordable housing, workforce housing, and home ownership.
-Support housing for veterans, returning citizens and housing for homeless families.
-Expand efforts to clean DC rivers and to keep DC neighborhoods clean, healthy and inviting.
-Increased attention to the needs of aging and retiring persons.
-Support for neighborhood economic development with amenities focusing on mixed housing, quality schools, improved street lighting, restaurants, markets and service stores, day care, places of worship and culture, community centers, dog parks, walking parks and recreational areas for children.
Jobs Training and Employment
-Expand incentives for hiring veterans, returning citizens and the chronically unemployed.
-Focus community college trades on existing and future job trends.
-Promote renewed Police Cadets program.
-Jobs for DC residents in emergency medical service careers.