Welcome! I am an activist working in southwest Baltimore County. My top issues include campaign finance reform, a healthy environment, smarter development, a living wage, and an end to housing discrimination. But most of all, I work to hold county government accountable by highlighting our needs and whether they are being met.

Join the fight for a better Baltimore County by taking advantage of the resources, groups, events, and opportunities on this website.

Recent Posts

Important Announcement

January 8, 2020

This morning, former Delegate Charles Sydnor was sworn into the Maryland Senate and became Senator Charles Sydnor. Congratulations to Senator Sydnor! His appointment to the Senate leaves a vacancy in the House of Delegates in 44b, and I plan to apply for that vacancy. I care deeply about the district and the people who live here. As an activist, I've ... read more

Legislative District 44 Vacancy Appointment

December 16, 2019

Last night, I was honored to take part in the process to appoint a new state senator to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Senator Shirley Nathan-Pulliam. This was one of the most difficult decisions I've ever had to make. All of the candidates were excellent, each in their own way. I spent hours looking at resumes and ... read more

Public not considered in new County Council procedures

August 26, 2019

A couple of months ago, I wrote about the developer impact fees bill, and the process by which it was amended and passed. In that post, I wrote: The county council’s standard procedure is to hold a public hearing (work session) on each bill to allow the public to testify. Work sessions are held at 2pm on a Tuesday in ... read more

Protect Green Space in Baltimore County

August 20, 2019

Baltimore County has an Adequate Public Facilities law, which requires that developers provide 1,000 square feet of open space per dwelling unit, or alternatively to pay a fee to the county to help fund parks, trails, and other natural areas. However, loopholes in the current law allow developers to deduct from the fee: Parking islands, small strips of grass between ... read more