Water covers 70% of our planet, and it is easy to think that it will always be plentiful. However, freshwater—the stuff we drink, bathe in, irrigate our farm fields with—is incredibly rare. Many of the water systems that keep ecosystems thriving have become stressed.
As both a law enforcement officer and a Soldier, I know the importance of keeping neighborhoods safe. Not just safe, but healthy and thriving. And that begins with Safe Street initiatives that contribute to safer, cleaner, more productive communities.
Sustained and inclusive economic growth can drive progress, create decent jobs for all and improve living standards. Covid-19 has disrupted lives and endangered the global economy. And impacted the livelihood of our local community. It’s time to rebuild.