Steady and Growing DC
“Steady and Growing DC” is him aim to continue all the revitalization and diversity DC undergoing. A specific goal is to hopefully get the DC’s growth to 750,000 residents over a four (4) year period. He believes DC needs more funding the change and update its entire infrastructure. He believes that leaders need to go back in the community to the voters and mingle with them. He understands DC wants statehood or voting representation in Congress. DC must be ready to divide the quadrants into counties or each ward as a county. He is willing to work with city council and the ANCs to achieve specific goals and initiatives beneficial to the city. He will oversee above average appointees to certain appointments. He will make it a mission to visit every department, office or agency created to support Washington, DC’s infrastructure and community. He lays expectations that the community will speak up and speak out about concerns not only at time when a major crisis is happening. He is not totally new to the election process because he tested the process through high school class office positions and college office positions up to Student Government Association President. Educationally, he did research that most candidates already had a doctoral degree and it is not a requirement for mayor. He is currently All But Dissertation (ABD) in his Organizational Leadership doctoral program with graduation happening before or during office. He is preparing to sit for his LSAT for the next possible couple of degrees; in which, law school will be postponed until the end of the Mayor term. Win or lose, his campaign team and he will enjoy the benefits of the new political experience.
Social Circle Support
My family support spans across the Northeast region, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast region of the United States. Friends, peers and colleagues span the globe. He believe in charitable giving and giving back, so I have participated with and gave to March of Dimes, Breast/Prostate/Blood Cancer groups, St. Jude Medical Center, Big Brother Big Sister, grocers participating in school charitable programs, Doctors Without Borders, American Lung Association, Easter Seals, Goodwill, Salvation Army, Feeding America, American Heart Association, StreetWise, Voter Registration Drives, World Wildlife Foundation, Smithsonian Institution, ran for National MS Society and American Cancer Society, participated with Habitat for Humanity Cars for Homes, and attend or give to a local church. He enjoy running, attend new social group meeting pertaining to his interests, traveling the globe, and always forever a Redskins, Mystics, Capitals, Nationals, United, and Wizards/Bullets fan. During NCAA March Madness Championships, cheer on Georgetown University. Even though he is not military, his PT is through a gym or track and field.We are everything! We are Washington DC! Vote Manley M. Collins as your next mayor. One of your powers as a United States citizen is the power/right to vote. Please use it.