I have a great passion for the City of Baltimore. This desire to improve the City and help my constituents, and all of the residents of Baltimore City, is why I want to continue to serve on the Council. During my tenure on the City Council, my top priorities have always been education, public safety and jobs. While I believe Baltimore is currently on the right track, and we have made great strides in the last decade, I know that we still have more work to do in order to bring our city to its full potential. Our schools are improving, but I know there is more that we can do to continue these advancements. Although crime is at a historic low we can still continue to make improvements to our crime fighting strategies. If I am elected to another four years of service, my third area of concentration will be to bring more jobs into the cit. It is essential that we lower our unemployment rate and improve the quality of life for many of our residents. The unfortunate reality of the great recession is that jobs have been lost all across the country, including in Baltimore. We need to work hard in the coming years to attract more businesses to Baltimore and to keep those businesses currently located in Baltimore here.