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I am grateful and blessed to serve as your Representative for State House District 11. I work my best to do right by you, and I expect you to hold me accountable. Let's work together this year to keep the great momentum and build on the foundations of meaningful change we've made in 2023.
This is a link to my official House of Representatives website, where you can sign up for my e-newsletters, read legislation that I have sponsored and co-sponsored, read press-releases and past e-newsletters, view pictures, suggest tributes, get help with unemployment insurance, find out events and coffee hours, or just contact me about what I can do for you as your representative at the Capitol. I'm happy to meet with you or your group in person or virtually.
Read my resolution to declare April 25, 2023, as Librarian and Library Worker Day in the state of Michigan.
Read my resolution to declare September 15-October 15, 2023, as Hispanic Heritage Month in the state of Michigan.
To contact me about anything campaign-related, please complete and submit the form at the bottom of this page.
Upcoming "Coffee" and Community Conversation Hours
Detroit Public Library Jefferson Branch - Monday, March 11 at 6:00 p.m.
Harper Woods Public Library - Third Mondays of every month at 5:30 p.m.
St. Clair Shores Public Library - First Mondays of every month at 6:00 p.m. (beginning April)
St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center - First Fridays of every month at 10:00 a.m.
Detroit constituents: I often attend neighborhood monthly meetings; please check with your community's association or president for dates and time. Neighborhoods include Yorkshire Woods, Cornerstone Village, East English Village, and a small part of Morningside.
Check back here on occasion for "pop-up" or virtual coffee hours and community conversations.
Knowledge. Experience. Leadership
As a longtime resident of this District, a Harper Woods resident, a former Detroiter, and having grown up in Macomb County, I understand the histories of our communities and the challenges we have faced over the years. There have been wrongs that need to be made right and good we need to keep, and foundations we need to build.
I know from experience how local and State governments work. As a member of Harper Woods City Council for almost eight years, I learned how legislation directly affects power and resources and equitable impact on communities.
Throughout my life I’ve had the privilege of working or volunteering with a diversity of people and sharing stories and truths about our lives. These experiences coupled with my knowledge of municipal government give me particular insight and clarified my understanding of good governance. I campaigned for office to ensure equitable state legislation and positive successful representation.
Good leadership is about listening to and collaborating with the people you serve. Let me know what I can do for you!