By Olga Imbaquingo En DC todo es política. Se avanza o se retrocede gracias al arte de legislar. El Concejo es responsable de aprobar el presupuesto y diseñar leyes en áreas sensibles como la educación, salud, vivienda, seguridad ciudadana, transporte y más. El presidente del Concejo lidera y pone las pautas para avanzar en el proceso legislativo. […]
Interview by Washington Informer Bridge Staff WIB: Why did you decide to run for a political office? EP: I’m running to be DC Council Chairwoman because now more than ever we need leadership that works for every person and family across DC. I’m committed to reforming the government to take on the challenges of today and […]
Michael Brice-Saddler and Julie Zauzmer Weil D.C. Council chair might be among the District’s most powerful local positions — but many voters don’t know much about it. “There’s a lot of civic education that goes along with running in this race,” said Erin Palmer, 40, one of two candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the […]
Story by Gaspard Le Dem Palmer isn’t interested in engaging in the vitriolic discourse that often animates important political races. An advisory neighborhood commissioner in Ward 4, she’d much rather get deep into the issues and policies that affect local residents on a daily basis. When it comes to cannabis policy, her opponent has become […]
Rayceen Pendarvis and Krylios interviews Erin Palmer, 2022 Democratic Party primary candidate for Chairwoman of the Council of the District of Columbia in Washington, DC.
Story and photo by Martin Austermuhle On a blustery day in mid-February, Erin Palmer and a small group of campaign volunteers set off on a neighborhood walk in Ward 7. Led by Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Anthony Lorenzo Green, the group slowly made its way up Division Avenue NE, discussing nearby challenges ranging from cars driving too fast […]
Together, We Can Build a Safer DC from the Ground Up TAKOMA – Erin Palmer today announced her Plan for Safe, Stable & Secure Communities – a comprehensive plan to make every neighborhood in DC safer and stronger by investing in basic needs, using data-driven violence prevention strategies, and ensuring the effectiveness of District public […]
Story and image via WAMU Ahead of D.C.’s June 21 primary, we hear from Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Erin Palmer. We talk with the candidates about issues like policing, transportation, affordable housing, education, and marijuana laws. Listen to the full interview on WAMU
This event, hosted by the Future Foundation, created a virtual space for youth (the most vulnerable & traumatized DC residents) to discuss the upcoming election in a way that is relatable to them with the D.C. Council Chairperson candidates that will potentially make decisions for them.