Accomplishments

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  • Served on several committees of the Gate District Neighborhood Association, undertaking research concerning its Covenants & Restrictions.

  • Served as Corresponding Secretary and Vice Chair of the Sixth Ward Democratic Organization, planning three consecutive and successful “Taste of the Sixth Ward” fundraisers and revamping the out-dated bylaws.
  • Partnered with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and Circuit Attorney’s office to plan and implement the Neighborhood Ownership Model.
  • Volunteered significant amounts of time for successful political campaigns including Alderman Kacie Starr Triplett, President Barak Obama and Treasurer-Elect Tishaura Jones.

  • Researched, drafted and implemented grant programs to:

    • provide the ward’s senior citizens, veterans and disabled with home repairs;

    • ensure teens living in Sixth Ward public housing receive life/job skills training, paid summer employment and mental health services; and to

    • assist with Fox Park’s Master Plan implementation by obtaining funds to build a handicapped friendly spray playground.

  • Coordinated all aspects of a wide variety of free community events, alone or collaboratively with community partners, from conceptualization through execution, including Backpacks & BBQ, a back to school event held at Peabody Elementary. Approximately 1,300 children were served and nearly 2,000 clients participated.

  • Coordinated events hosted by Saint Louis Universitys School of Physical Therapy to benefit students at Shenandoah Elementary and L’Ouverture Middle schools.

  • Free T-Ball lessons for Sixth Ward children  at the PAL ball field at Fox Park.

  • Developed partnerships with Lutheran North High School students and SLU’s Make a Difference Days to bring in volunteers to work with neighborhood groups and non-profits in the ward.

  • Worked alongside of the Saint Louis Area Agency on Aging to ensure seniors in the Ward are made aware of and able to take advantage of free, comprehensive case management servies.

 

  • Samples of other events I've coordinated:
    • 6th Ward Community Appreciation Days

    • Free, family Movie Nights
    • First Responders Appreciation 
    • Oldies, But Goodies/Senior Citizen Dinner & Dances
    • Fox Park Fall Festival

 

 As your new Alderman I will continue my work alongside of Sixth Ward residents and businesses as your representative at City Hall.

 

Will You Support Me in continuing the work our ward has accomplished together this far and keep our neighborhoods moving forward?


Picture from the inaugural First Responders' Appreciation Day in 2011. Together, we've raised over $3,000.00 to provide the police and fire departments with items they need, but that their budgets do not allow for.

 


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