Keeping the 47th Ward Safe & Affordable

The neighborhoods of the 47th ward are great places to live and raise a family but more residents are concerned about rising costs of living, taxes, and crime. Small business owners are concerned about rising rents, increased cost of doing business, and maintaining foot traffic along commercial corridors. As a City staffer, I worked with aldermen and advocates on a …

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Strong Schools

Quality neighborhood public schools are central to the success of the 47th ward. And we cannot become a city where every resident has the opportunity to reach their potential without strong and full-funded neighborhood schools throughout Chicago as part of a pre-k to college educational system. That’s why strengthening our neighborhood schools will be my top priority. My wife and …

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Investing in Our Community

Our ward is known for its safe streets, family-friendly parks, and walkable commercial corridors. During my years in City Hall, I worked with city departments and CPS on making capital investments to benefit our neighborhoods, schools, and businesses. As alderman, I will leverage my experience as a City employee to advocate relentlessly for more investment in our parks, infrastructure, and …

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Standing up for Progressive Values

The residents of the 47th ward support policies that expand opportunity, combat climate change, and ensure that Chicago remains a welcoming place to all regardless of race, religion, sexual identity, or immigration status. With a president hostile to all of these core values currently residing in the White House, it is more important than ever that our local leaders stand …

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