Candidate for Council Session

Last night ONE Wake hosted an early session with candidates for Cary Town Council to, “discuss the need for more affordable housing in Cary, and to hear their reactions to the proposal to create a Penny for Housing initiative.” It is honestly so weird watching yourself on video, especially when you know you were nervousContinue reading “Candidate for Council Session”

Public Speaks Out

I decided to share with you lovely folks my exact comments at Public Speaks Out. And here is the video if you want to watch it live at the September 23 meeting of Cary Town Council. Around 29 minutes I’m called forward to speak. FYI, we only have three minutes in the Public Speaks Out portion of the meeting. I was shaking in my boots but luckily you can hardly tell. This moment felt like a big deal in the work I’ve been doing since January to research and educate myself on how I can make positive change in my community. 

I support ONE Wake

I had the opportunity to meet with ONE Wake last week for both an internal assembly with more than 150 attendees, and a one-on-one conversation with leadership to learn more about this crucial organization working in our community. They commented that housing affordability is going to be THE issue in the upcoming election and that they are pushing for a Penny Tax for Cary.

Do you want to know something weird about me?

I like managing massive projects. Whenever I see something that seems insurmountable like a deadline looming with over 20 stakeholders, my brain immediately goes to breaking down the timeframe for meeting deadlines, and how to best approach stakeholders for their pieces with clear communication.