Platform

Economic Justice

Prioritize $15/hr for minimum wage workers by 2020

Paid parental leave to ensure that working families don't have to choose between caring for their children and their employment stability

Public/private partnerships that lead to economic gains for local workers

Food insecurity and poverty must be acted upon as primary, not secondary concerns

Active encouragement and support for minority and women-owned business  

Community benefits plans woven into development to provide local hiring components, living wages and subsidize affordable rental and retail 

A public transportation system that provides greater access, both in terms of hours, routes of service and in service locations 

 

Safe, Decent, Affordable Housing

Protection of existing housing stock

Strengthen enforcement of existing housing codes, including civil and criminal penalties for landlords who are repeat offenders

Adoption of a human rights framework that asserts that housing is a basic human right 

 

Social Justice

Transparency and accountability within Greensboro Police Department  

City budgeting processes, including processes regarding bond packages must be made more transparent and be informed by the citizens of Greensboro

A Police Community Review Board that works as an independent body real oversight powers

Implementation of policies that eliminate the criminalization of poverty-based infractions

Greensboro must stand against discrimination, in all its forms -  protections for immigrants, refugees, and the LGBTQ community must be written into the fabric of our values as a city

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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