Atlanta is my home and I understand that our city’s diversity is our strength. Unifying Atlanta’s diverse neighborhoods under the common goal of achieving progress is my top priority for our city.
As your next mayor, I will lead with experience and innovation to address the issues that are most important to you and your families.
I have spent the past 15 years in public service to the city of Atlanta listening to the community’s concerns and spearheading initiatives for progress.
I am ready to be your voice for progress in City Hall. I am ready to be Everybody’s Mayor and I will put neighborhoods and the people’s concerns first.
A snapshot of legislation authored, introduced or sponsored by Kwanza Hall.
For all Atlantans to feel safe, we need to spend our public safety dollars wisely. We need to continue to build a strong network of cooperation between law enforcement and the communities they protect.
Strengthen the Atlanta Police Force by Focusing on Retention, Professional and Personal Development and Shared Success.
My Administration will work with the leadership of APD and invest in the state of the art training facilities in order to give the City’s police force every possible advantage in carrying out their mission to protect and serve.
Make further investments in technology to help make data more useful and usable. I will focus on new policy to provide as much transparency and accountability for video footage collected through the network of street cameras and body-worn cameras.
Atlanta is a vibrant city and all of our communities deserve every opportunity to clean environment and accessible transportation.
Invest in easing traffic, filling potholes, fixing roads and providing efficient public transportation that’s convenient for every neighborhood.
Turning Streetcar operations over to MARTA, and expand light rail in dedicated right-of-way lanes, not in the middle of traffic.
Work with MARTA's Board and management to expand bus services and the Streetcar's areas of service outward from the Beltline to various key points in downtown Atlanta.
Greyhound, Megabus, MARTA, Amtrak, and future commuter trains like the proposed Clayton Commuter Rail must all have in common, centrally located and accessible stations in our city.
The opportunities our children receive at a young age help determine their futures and I’m committed to creating a bridge towards success.
Create an Office of Neighborhoods, Non-Profits and Faith to streamline additional resources to vital community services like education, senior services, affordable housing and public safety.
Strengthen Public Education for all by offering college credit for community service, and increasing summer programs and more job training for young people.
Stand up for Atlanta Entrepreneurs by increasing available capital for women and minority owned small neighborhood businesses, and make economic development a top priority
THE 2017 City of Atlanta Mayoral Election Will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 within the City of Atlanta in both Fulton and DeKalb Counties. The polls will be open from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm.