This past Monday, the local Arlington Branch NAACP held its forum for the County Board candidates. I want to first off say it was my favorite format of all candidate events I’ve attended so far. It struck an excellent balance between letting us have time to go into details and explain our positions, while also […]
Police and Criminal Justice Reform For 9 years I proudly served as a communications consultant within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, with a large part of my job working alongside local police from across the country. I learned a lot and had plenty of fun with law enforcement officers in places such as Stockton […]
Covering a wide range of issues – it’s the local Arlington Branch NAACP Candidate Guide for 2021
Safer Streets and Better Transit Growing up in the suburbs of south Georgia and north Florida, I was surrounded by cars. Using my trusty Wal-Mart-bought bicycle to get round town to work, the shopping mall, and friend’s houses, I happily rode on sidewalks when available, but often had to carefully squeeze along the curb of […]
Protect Parks and our Environment Implementing 100% renewable energy, expanding our tree canopy and open spaces, protecting against heat waves, and mitigating stormwater surges are efforts to fight for. Climate change is real, our actions are creating it, and it’s our responsibility to fix the mess we’ve been making since the Industrial Revolution more than […]
Voting is an important way for individuals to support bold and comprehensive action to address the climate crisis and ensure healthy and equitable communities for all residents. To help voters decide, EcoAction Arlington has asked County and School Board candidates to complete a questionnaire on their positions on key environmental challenges currently facing our community.
The 2021 Candidate Guide from Sustainable Mobility for Arlington is now out, including responses from Theo on issues ranging from bike trails, transit, safe streets with Vision Zero, and how best to enforce traffic violations.
Arlington County is changing its logo, which is a needed change as long as it isn’t the only change.
“Beg buttons” penalize pedestrians and cyclists, but Arlington County now wants to reactivate many of them. Our leadership must stop their return.