The American dream is rooted in the Declaration of Independence which proclaims all men are created equal and have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Our government must be on the side of hard working families by removing barriers to their economic mobility, and we must address systemic causes of poverty.
The Renaissance West Community Initiative is living proof that Charlotte can have smart affordable housing that does more than give people a new address. Senator Ford secured a $350,000 investment in this community that incubates residents’ children with an early childhood development center and high performing magnet school. In addition, a partnership with Central Piedmont Community College helps retrain parents and families for better job opportunities as Charlotte transforms into a city with high-tech jobs of the future.
Senator Ford’s accomplishments in the General Assembly often go unnoticed because of political mudslinging, but he continues to face these challenges head on and fight for opportunity and hope. Together, we’re building a brighter future for Charlotte.