There will be many, many post-mortems written about the just concluded election and the future of our nation under the Presidency of Donald Trump. Clearly, there is much work to do in protecting the gains that have been made under President Obama and resisting any backward sliding. This will be no easy task, but I maintain confidence in the American people and the values we hold so dear. I hope that each of us will make our voices heard in this effort.
City must invest in youth to prevent future problems
A series of tragic deaths from police use of force brought a discussion of race to the forefront nationally this year. What is the relationship between a police department and a community? What type of policing does a community want? And, what are the proper mechanisms for accountability?
In addition to his council duties, Jay works as an independent consultant and policy advisor on education reform and youth policy and strategies.