I’m running for Champaign County Board because
We need a budget that is anti-poverty.
For the past decade, our poverty rates
have topped the national and state averages.
We also beat the rates of comparable
The County Board exists
to make sure neighbors get
When we don't meet
our responsibilities to residents,
We rely on 1% of earners for the majority of county revenue. When we expand our tax base, we stabilize our budget in the long run.
When families can't afford the basics,
we shrink our tax base. The sales and property taxes are the County's money makers;
and those funds should grow alongside families.
I'm an educator,
and community organizer.
I'm challenging the Chair of the Champaign County Board for his seat in District 8. I'll win because I know we can do better.
In backroom deals, he has auctioned off key votes and committee seats to Republicans in exchange for his position as Chair.
I’ll think holistically about how we invest taxpayer dollars. I’ll back solutions that invest in our future. I will invest in community services in the same way we do public infrastructure.