- Increase job opportunities & workforce development programs
- Continue the fight to reduce gun violence
- Increase funding for education and environmental programs
- Decrease blighted neighborhoods, food deserts & increase community revitalization
- Increase programs for older adults
- Increase animal safety and funding assistance
- Transportation improvement & economic development increase
- Financial literacy and entrepreneurship programs in high schools
- Domestic violence, child abuse, human trafficking, & sexual abuse decrease
- Access to affordable health care & opioid epidemic elimination
- Homelessness decrease and livable wages increase
- Access to capital, small, minority, and women business development
Being an effective legislator is not only about passing laws, it is about understanding how those laws impact the lives of people. _ Senator Barbara A. Robinson
Being an effective legislator is not only about passing laws, it is about understanding how those laws impact the lives of people
– I was the founder/president/CEO of a multi-million- dollar health care enterprise, employing 162 people, found employment for 850 people, trained 2,000 people and launched 75 businesses in the healthcare industry.
– I was a member of the House of Delegates for ten years.
– I am the author of six published books.
– I have worked in private industry, manufacturing, corporate America, for city state and federal government. Beginning at the Municipal Court, I was the first woman and the first African American to hold positions of Deputy Administrator of the District court, the Supreme Bench and the Circuit Court.
-For seven years I was an Adjunct Professor at the Maryland Correctional Institute at Jessup (MCIJ). I was an Adjunct Professor at three different colleges in Maryland. I wrote training curriculum for DSS, DHR, DHMH, Baltimore City Council, Baltimore Police Department, State Police, Fire Department, District Court, the Motor Vehicle Administration, FBI, Department of Labor, agencies nationally and internationally.
– I was inducted into Maryland’s Women Hall of Fame and was presented the Key to the City in three states, honored at the White House by President Clinton.