This is your Alderman Emma Mitts, and I am reaching out to you today to share vital information about the new Coronavirus virus. As always, my priority is the safety and well-being of YOU
With declining enrollment and impending gentrification, it was past time to get together our constituents and their other elected officials to discuss the most critical educational topics.
Two years ago we opened up the new site for new jobs in manufacturing right here in the 37th ward. Back then we know what we know today: We need a new job pipeline. In the Midwest, there are more jobs around manufacturing than we can fill. I stated in this old article then and […]
We are on a mission at the 37th ward to cure this violence that has plagued our communities for so long. We continue to fight for jobs, fight for housing, fight for our kids, yet it is hard to keep up with the legacy of violence in Austin and beyond. Yes, crime is declining, graduation […]
I would like to put together a symposium on this new initiative at the 37th ward. While it sounds like a great idea, we have to remember that 16,000 youth are not in school or working on the westside alone. There is corrective and preventive measures that we need to take at the same time […]