Meet & Greet on 9/20

Join us to prepare for election season! N.C. House Representative Allison Dahle is hosting a fundraiser for my campaign on Tuesday, September 20th from 5:30 to 7 pm. Hope to see you there! Free beer (for those 21+) and yard signs. RSVP: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/janeharrison November 8th is election day. Early voting is October 20 to November 5. Let’s getContinue reading “Meet & Greet on 9/20”

Endorsements

The Wake County Democratic Party endorsed me for Raleigh City Council, and I’m grateful for their support. I’m committed to upholding the progressive ideals they value. I care deeply about robust community input; fair and transparent government practices; sustainable growth and infrastructure planning; free public transit; inclusive economic development; a woman’s right to choose; andContinue reading “Endorsements”

Raleigh should be a sanctuary city

It was a great, fierce and loving crowd last night. We took to the streets to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and limit women’s freedom and autonomy. We must voice dissent when our rights are at risk. Raleigh should be a sanctuary city for those seeking reproductive healthcare. Other citiesContinue reading “Raleigh should be a sanctuary city”

Happy (& safe) biking!

Raleigh is home to over 100 miles of greenway trails. As a bicycle commuter, I’m invested in growing our trail network. I want to ensure safety for bicyclists, pedestrians, skateboarders, and all of the folks who choose alternative ways to get around. I attended the Oaks and Spokes Trail Oriented Design forum to learn aboutContinue reading “Happy (& safe) biking!”

Economic Inclusion

In teaching economic development at NC State, I ask my students to investigate the private and public sector investments that should be made in communities across North Carolina. Raleigh has one of the strongest economies in the U.S., so they typically choose other communities for their research. And yet many residents here are still excludedContinue reading “Economic Inclusion”

When and where do you vote in Raleigh? And for who?

WHEN the Raleigh City Council moved the city’s municipal election from October 2021 to November 2022, all council members were given an additional year in office. Although I’m betting our next chance to vote will indeed be November 8th this year, the question remains about who some residents will be able to vote for. WHEREContinue reading “When and where do you vote in Raleigh? And for who?”