I have devoted my life to advocacy for those who have been left-behind by our government and economy, and will lend my experience to the advancement of all Virginians, from Tysons, to Tidewater, to Tazewell.
With more and more vaccinations being administered every day, we have reason to be optimistic about the end of this devastating pandemic. That being said, we still have to remain vigilant by encouraging people to mask up, socially distance, and test while waiting for their vaccine.
The murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor reignited the Black Lives Matter movement. Communities across America are grappling with the persistent racism in our justice system. For decades, our legislators, our courts, and our law enforcement have viewed incarceration as a solution to our societal problems.
It’s no coincidence that in the same year Virginia was ranked the best state for business, we were also ranked the worst state for workers. Big businesses and those at the top have reaped the gains of Virginia’s rapid economic growth, and the multi-racial working class has been left behind.