Quick Clips: District 2 Candidate Forum Part 2, by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area

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The District 2 Candidate Forum, Part 2, was hosted by  the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area on March 22, 2021. The complete video is here: https://youtu.be/iCKsXaHkK2g

Participating candidates in ballot order were: Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver, Walter E. Perry, Sr., Dori Brown and Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez.

1. Bringing down crime rate.

Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=20

Dori Brown: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=107

Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=214

2. How would you go about increasing economic opportunities in District 2?

Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=295

Dori Brown: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=365

Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=447

Walter E. Perry, Sr.: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=515

3. How would you address the homeless issue?

Dori Brown: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=601

Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=680

Walter E. Perry, Sr.: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=754

Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=818

4. What is your opinion about making broadband access an essential utility available to all residents?

Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=912

Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=987

Dori Brown: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1055

Walter E. Perry, Sr.: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1147

5. Do you believe there’s waste in the city budget? If so, please identify specific areas where you would reduce funding to eliminate waste.

Walter E. Perry, Sr.: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1234

Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1304

Dori Brown: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1362

Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1437

6. What do you believe is the best structure for the workforce development plan in order to achieve its goal to train and connect more people to higher paying jobs?

Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1518

Dori Brown: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1602

Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1673

Walter E. Perry, Sr.: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1744

7. What specifically would you do to ensure that accessibility and inclusion for the disabled community are included in your plan for the city’s infrastructure and the jobs that come with it?

Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1827

Dori Brown: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1875

Walter E. Perry, Sr.: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=1963

Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2048

8. What action would you recommend in developing policies to prevent another situation like San Antonians faced during and after February’s winter storm?

Walter E. Perry, Sr.: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2136

Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2206

Dori Brown: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2272

Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2344

9. What would you suggest to make sure all San Antonians receive their COVID vaccines in an equitable and uncomplicated manner?

Walter E. Perry, Sr.: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2427

Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2500

Dori Brown: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2569

Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2686

10. What are your thoughts on climate change as it applies to the city, for example, the city’s climate action plan, solar panel incentives for homeowners, or is climate change something the city should not deal with?

Nneka “Miss Neka” Cleaver: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2779

Dori Brown: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2877

Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=2951

Walter E. Perry, Sr.: https://youtu.be/NlGqoCcrNW8?t=3021