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Event Name:April 11 - Dallas City Council Districts 7, 8 & 13 Candidate Forums
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April 11 - Dallas City Council Districts 7, 8 & 13 Candidate Forums

City Council District 7
What issue do you think is most important to the city?
Supporting our Fire and Police   Affordable Housing. The city of Dallas is 20,000 units short of affordable housing.   More involvement from DPD on issues going on in the community   The haves and have nots. Affordable housing
What issue do you think is most important to your district?
Economic Growth   Affordable Housing. We need more affordable housing to be able to attract new homeowners and businesses.   Rooting out corruption   Lack of community input in housing and redevelopment; Poor past leadership
What is your favorite quote?
“Some men see things as they are and say 'why?' I dream things that never were and say 'why not?'”  -Robert Kennedy   "If you can't fly, run, If you cant run, walk, If you cant walk, crawl, but be any means, keep moving." -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   "For evil to succeed, it is only necessary for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke   "You get it done or you don't!"

What issue do you think is most important to the city?
Public safety which includes attracting and retaining officers, firefighters, support staff    Economic opportunity    Inequities in policies and the north/south divide 
What issue do you think is most important to your district?
Community Revitalization    Leadership   Safe affordable housing for all income levels
What is your favorite quote?
"I permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him" -Booker T. Washington   "When life gives you lemons make lemonade. Not because of, but in spite of. If you are not part of the solution, you may be part of the problem." Annette Thomas    "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." - African Proverb


City Council District 8

What issue do you think is most important to the city?
  Workforce development    Infrastructure to areas on Southern Dallas  
What issue do you think is most important to your district?
  Adverse effects of rapid unplanned retail, light industry, and housing development   Properly and intelligently develop/redevelop the land in District 8  
What is your favorite quote?
  From Charles Dickens “A Tale of Two Cities”. The story of Dallas is “A Tale of Two Cities”, one south of I-30; one north of I-30.   “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time.  We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.  We are the change that we seek.” President Barack Obama   
 

City Council District 13​​

What issue do you think is most important to the city?
  Public safety, streets, infrastructure, growth in underdeveloped areas    Public safety, police retention, and basic infrastructure   
What issue do you think is most important to your district?
  Public safety and basic city services   Crime, potholes, development  
What is your favorite quote?
  “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich." -John Fitzgerald Kennedy   "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." - John Maxwell, American Clergyman, 1947-             
Event Date:4/11/2019
Event Time:7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Central
Location:Hotel Crescent Court
400 Crescent Court
Gallery Ballroom
Dallas, TX 75201

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