Question 1: When asked about advancing inclusion and protecting civil rights, a common answer recently given by candidates is a pledge to “meet with local leaders.” What specific plans do you have to meet the needs of our diverse community? What have you done prior to this election to advance…


Question 1: When asked about advancing inclusion and protecting civil rights, a common answer recently given by candidates is a pledge to “meet with local leaders.” What specific plans do you have to meet the needs of our diverse community? …


Question 1: When asked about advancing inclusion and protecting civil rights, a common answer recently given by candidates is a pledge to “meet with local leaders.” What specific plans do you have to meet the needs of our diverse community? What have you done prior to this election to advance these causes?

Response:

I completely understand what it is like to be discriminated against. I am against all discriminatory policies or actions. I would continue to support and draft policies that make everyone feel safe from discriminatory practices.

Question 2: Did you support the City’s mask ordinance? Yes or No. What in your opinion would be your responsibility, as a city official, in protecting Denton’s citizens from COVID19 or similar threats?

Response:

I support residents wearing masks in public as a means to mitigate the…


Question 1: When asked about advancing inclusion and protecting civil rights, a common answer recently given by candidates is a pledge to “meet with local leaders.” What specific plans do you have to meet the needs of our diverse community? What have you done prior to this election to advance these causes?

Response: Since my first city council campaign in 2015 I have been clear that my mantra and guiding principle in decision and policy making was that “People Come First.” That means all people. To your point, everyone tells you in election season that they will meet with local leaders and…


Question 1: When asked about advancing inclusion and protecting civil rights, a common answer recently given by candidates is a pledge to “meet with local leaders.” What specific plans do you have to meet the needs of our diverse community? What have you done prior to this election to advance these causes?

Response: In my first term on City Council, I’ve become known by supporters and detractors alike for partnering with individual and community victims of systemic injustice and discrimination to propose changes in city policies and practices for a more equitable Denton. I’m not afraid to stand up against bullies and…


Question 1: When asked about advancing inclusion and protecting civil rights, a common answer recently given by candidates is a pledge to “meet with local leaders.” What specific plans do you have to meet the needs of our diverse community? What have you done prior to this election to advance these causes?

Response: I will pass a comprehensive Non-Discrimination Ordinance (NDO) that legally protects the LGBTQIA+ Community from being denied housing and public accommodations. I currently serve on two Boards dedicated to providing resources and advocating for the LGBTQIA+ Community in North Texas. I also want to see a Police Oversight Committee…


Question 1: When asked about advancing inclusion and protecting civil rights, a common answer recently given by candidates is a pledge to “meet with local leaders.” What specific plans do you have to meet the needs of our diverse community? What have you done prior to this election to advance these causes?

Response:

I have been doing this for years. I am a pastor, and an important tenant of my faith is that all humans are equal. I believe the spiritual community plays an important part in protecting rights, calming tensions and fears, and advancing inclusion. In the wake of the unrest…


Question 1: When asked about advancing inclusion and protecting civil rights, a common answer recently given by candidates is a pledge to “meet with local leaders.” What specific plans do you have to meet the needs of our diverse community? What have you done prior to this election to advance these causes?

Response: I have in fact met with local leaders and will continue to do so. That has led to tangible actions that are more on target than whatever I might cook up on my own. …

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