Create a Community Land Trust to develop affordable housing to counter gentrification, rising rents, property tax increases and foreclosures.
Attract small businesses to commercial corridors throughout the ward to stop leakage of dollars to other parts of the city.
Leverage partnerships with stakeholders throughout the ward to develop businesses that can provide professional services - landscaping, maintenance, heating and cooling, etc.- to local and city wide developments.
Advocate for the construction of South Suburban Airport in south suburbs.
Form partnerships between local schools and nearby community colleges to ensure students see their education doesn’t stop at the eighth grade and/or high school.
Prepare 20th Ward students to enter competitive workforce development programs for vocational job training and productive work skills.
Transform neighborhood schools into community anchors by offering classes and enrichment opportunities tailored to residents’ needs such as GED certificates, basic computer skills, tutoring, arts and games.
Support an independent community oversight board to ensure real police reform.
Fight to fund proven programs that treat violence as a public health issue.
Work with CPS and the Department of Public Health to provide mental health support and services for residents suffering from trauma and environmental pollution, such as lead
Work with businesses and churches to create more job opportunities for teenagers and young adults.