This year, the special election for an open citywide Councilor-At-Large seat will take place on the general election day of Tuesday November 6th.
I am writing to ask you for a seed donation so that my campaign can produce print materials for our first canvassing actions.Please visit https://votecetera-syracusegreens.nationbuilder.com/donate_2018
I am asking you to support my campaign with a donation not because I am a Green Party member, but because I am the most active, experienced, and successful candidate on the ballot.
I am Your Independent Candidate: Accepting no for-profit interest financial donations from either individuals, PACs, or political/campaign committees. Advocating for equal party representation on our elected government bodies and non-partisan ballots.
I am Your Workers Candidate: Public Employee providing Small Business Development Assistance to Entrepreneurs; AFL/CIO/AFT/NYSUT/OCCFTA Local 1845 Steward Representative for over 100 Professional Administrators; Delegate to the Greater Syracuse Labor Council; Delegate to the National American Federation of Teachers Convention.
I am Your Community Candidate: Manage two Community Gardens on South Salina St and Gifford St providing fresh food for the neighborhoods; Member/Participant of Take Back The Streets initiative; Near Westside resident and activist (Adopt-A-Block and Adopt-A-Trashcan, Westside Walks Snow Shoveling Brigade, TNT - Tomorrow's Neighborhoods Today citywide Board Member).
I am Your System Change Candidate: Drafted Legislation for Syracuse as Sanctuary City, and Sidewalks Repair/Maintenance/Snow Removal; Advocate for Public input and participation for Councilor open seat appointment, participating in drafting change to charter to provide for special elections without special interest appointments.
I am Your Walkable/Bikable Syracuse Candidate: Regular year-round bicycle and pedestrian commuter to work and for errands; Successfully implemented traffic calming projects such as street mural, additional stop signs; Volunteer for Bikes 4 Peace Pop-up Bicycle repair clinics.
I am your Leadership Candidate. I am the only candidate who publicly posted a resume for this position's appointment earlier this year - and who still believes in transparency as a first principle in politics. I am the Board President of the 24 million dollar in assets Community Development Financial Institution Cooperative Federal Credit Union. I led the strategic planning process of the new TNT after formation as an independent organization.
Let's make history together in Syracuse this year, and I'll be your watchdog, your advocate, and your Councilor-At-Large not afraid to speak up!
Sincerely ~ Frank