What do you love about the Summit-University District? Our neighbors, community members, and our neighborhood/community history.
How have you been involved in your community in the past? We organize community gardens and backyard gardeners. We also host community family-friendly free events.
Please tell us about why you are running to join the SUPC Board: We have served on the board and we believe we can be an asset in restoring, reconciling, and being Possibility Seekers for racial, environmental, and economic justice. We advocate for access for healthy food & equitable health-care and Green jobs. Thank you. Peace
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc.
What do you love about the Summit-University District? The diversity of people, the rich culture and the vibrant community of people, business and organizations which make Summit University their home.
How have you been involved in your community in the past? I have been leading Hallie Q. Brown Community Center for 13 1/2 years. Our organization has been around since 1929 in the heart of this community helping people with education, family services, basic needs and more. We focus on efforts to connect and engage people in the community and support them in every way possible.
Please tell us about why you are running to join the SUPC Board: Because I believe in grassroots community organizing and helping our neighbors. Being on the Board has provided me the opportunity to share my knowledge, our resources and gain connection to the wonderful fellow Board members who have skills and wisdom that I and Hallie Q. Brown can benefit from as well. And I believe in working together to make a difference; rolling up my sleeves and jumping in and the SUPC Board is where I can help.
Aurora St. Anthony Neighborhood Development Corporation (ASANDC)
What do you love about the Summit-University District? ASANDC focus is the Rondo neighborhood which is part of SU. Being part of this neighborhood gives our agency the great opportunity to celebrate and work on the restoration of Rondo.
How have you been involved in your community in the past? I have lived and worked in the Summit U district for many years. It is one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods whose members continue to fight for equity.
Please tell us about why you are running to join the SUPC Board: If elected, this will be my second year on the board, I believe ASANDC has always been about empowering the community to make choices that impact our neighbors. Being on SUPC will enable me to further this rich tradition on assisting our community know about issues and concerns; listen to community and advocate on their behalf.