A Favorite Neighbor
The following discussion is a summary of the article ‘Why Voters Haven’t Been Buying the Case For Building” by Rick Jacobus at Shelterforce. He describes research from economists Jerome Rothenberg and George Galster on urban housing markets. Read the full article here: https://shelterforce.org/2019/02/19/why-voters-havent-been-buying-the-case-for-building/ Why are lower-income people, and even middle-income people, unlikely to benefit fromContinue reading “Housing Markets are Segmented, Implications for Policy”
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Do you support reinstating Citizen Advisory Councils (CACs)? Yes, Raleigh is better off when neighbors communicate, organize, and advocate to address issues of common concern. I advocate for revamping CACs and providing city resources like a place to meet, zoom or hybrid meeting technology, and help with outreach. CAC leaders would benefit from leadershipContinue reading “Policy FAQs”
I’m proud to be endorsed by: Wake County Democratic Party – Fight for a brighter, more equal future. They believe in 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; and environmental protection and conservation of natural resources. The NewsContinue reading “Endorsements”
Great thanks to Raleigh’s News & Observer for endorsing me for Raleigh City Council. Affordable housing, racial equity, and community engagement are major issues they note that the next council must tackle. All voices need to be at the table as we grow. I am committed to a vision for the city that takes careContinue reading “Endorsements from The News & Observer”
What inspires me in Raleigh is y’all. I’ve crisscrossed District D talking to neighbors in Renaissance Park, Trailwood, Method, Buck Jones, Glenwood South, Forest Park, Carolina Pines, Caraleigh, Boylan Heights, University Park, Cameron Village, Umstead Park, Westover, the list goes on. I’m learning about what’s important to our unique neighborhoods. Neighbors have told me aboutContinue reading “What inspires me is y’all.”
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”
Heritage Park matters. This is what one Raleigh resident told me last night. Heritage Park is a public housing community in District D. I met with the Heritage Park Resident Council to hear about the issues on their mind. They are asking who will get to live in the tall buildings of Raleigh. They areContinue reading “Heritage Park matters.”
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”
Do you have time to volunteer for the campaign? Can you sign up for 2 shifts to share information about our campaign with your neighbors? The job is simple. You will drop off campaign flyers at homes in southwest Raleigh (District D). You can knock doors and talk to voters, or simply drop off lit.Continue reading “We need your help!”
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