Leroy Joseph Thorpe, Jr., is a candidate for Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner 6E-02 Single Member District in the Shaw community. Election day is set for Thursday November 4, 2014. Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners are non-partisan volunteer public officials that serve as a liaison between the elected ANC Commissioners single member district and the District of Columbia Government. Each single member district consists of abut 2,000 registered voters. ANC Commissioners vote on liquor licenses, engage in public safety issues, public works and DCRA issues giving great weight to concerns of their single member district.
ANC 6E-02 candidate Leroy Joseph Thorpe, Jr., slogan is Innovate Shaw. Leroy’s platform are as follows:
Safety - Well all deserve to live in an environment that feels like HOME. An environment in which we feel safe. Creating a safe, drug free and clean community for our families.
Economic Development – It is important that we sustain the growth that the District has experienced. This economic growth must translate into opportunities and jobs for all of our neighbors. Crafting and implementing economic development strategies to ensure jobs and wages fro our communities that enable us to support our families.
Education – We want our children to receive the highest quality education. The schools in all of our neighborhoods should be the best that the District can offer.
Affordable Housing – Many college graduates, seniors and middle income families are finding it difficult to find housing in Shaw. As your commissioner Leroy Thorpe will work hard to advocate for affordable housing.
Parking Issues – Leroy will work hard to develop innovative initiatives to develop traffic and parking strategies for our neighborhood.
Leroy Joseph Thorpe, Jr.
Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner 6E-02
#1 On The Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Ballot
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