The sentiment of the Jeep video assumes we all have an equal chance or opportunity to find our way to the desired “middle.” It seems to assume that a place of hope, health, and forward progress means everyone would be invited to that space.
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When I look at the happenings of recent weeks regarding the personal blog posts of Colleen Brennan, recently appointed to serve as a short-term replacement to the Omaha City Council, the issue I continue to remain focused on is that Omahans – each and every one of us...
Public health and safety priorities include mental health, parks, libraries, police, fire, climate change and our environment.
Smart Growth priorities include development, garbage, recycling, transportation, conventions, tourism, workforce development and housing equity and homelessness.
The equity campaign priorities include accessibility, diversity, arts, community services programming, grants, government accessibility, education and youth.
I am so encouraged by the folks that want to have the dialogue, have a conversation, and I’m enjoying those talks, one potential voter at a time. Regardless of what happens with this effort, I want to run a campaign that is thoughtful and intentional, one that’s aligned with my values and that provides opportunities for people to be in relationship with each other, get to know their community and learn more about city government.
We need city government that’s rooted in equity: from the decisions we make, to the policies we enact and the way we listen to each other as neighbors. It’s time for Omaha to elect leadership that is engaged, accessible and involved. Leadership that is grounded and...
Many Omaha residents I speak with say they don’t know who their City Council representative is, and actually, aren’t really sure what City Council is responsible for.The Omaha City Council has the power to adopt, amend or repeal ordinances necessary to execute or make...
It is clear to me that this requires a bold reimagining of how our elected city leaders show up for our community. The values of Omaha are dynamic, energetic and to be a city that is continually transforming itself. I bring a grounded and visionary version of leadership that the City of Omaha is ready for. Leadership that is accessible, welcoming, equitable, involved and engaged.