Sign the Petition to Oppose East End Market Planned Development

Sign the Petition to Oppose East End Market Planned Development

I am a resident of one of the townhomes on Cotton Exchange Court, which is the 11 unit townhome community off Wake Forest Road at Whitaker Mill. The Planning Commission is currently reviewing a pretty aggressive development proposal for the land surrounding our...

Bob Geary on Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing

Bob Geary on Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing

Bob Geary, resident of Raleigh’s District D and member of the Wake County Housing Justice Coalition, delivered the following remarks about Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing to City Council on Apr 6: I’m speaking again on behalf of the Wake County Housing Justice...

When a Community Climate Action Plan is just a veneer

When a Community Climate Action Plan is just a veneer

Lynn Edmonds spoke at the March 16 meeting of the Raleigh City Council.  Her remarks are below.  Lynn  is Outreach Director for Public Schools First NC. A native of Durham, NC and 30 year resident of Raleigh, she is a longtime public school advocate and...

Can Raleigh Become a Leader in Addressing Climate Change?

Can Raleigh Become a Leader in Addressing Climate Change?

Linda Watson, a former member of Raleigh's Environmental Advisory Board, sent the following letter to the members of the Growth and Natural Resources Committee and the full City Council prior to the 1/26/21 GNR committee meeting. She points out Raleigh's climate goals...

Raleigh’s Leaders’ Moment to Listen

Raleigh’s Leaders’ Moment to Listen

Raleigh is at a pivotal moment, a moment where leaders must listen. For a city that has received so much praise for its quality of life as a great place to live, work, and raise a family, Raleigh’s leadership is being questioned by its most important stakeholders, the community.