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A multi-interest entrepreneur, she advises small businesses and nonprofits, runs a food truck and develops nonprofit programs for Sports Unlimited of Buffalo. She previously worked as a paralegal.
She said that while she pushes for change as a community activist, she could accomplish more as an elected official.
“As an advocate, I have proposed programs, policies and reforms that I have been able to implement and change without a title, but what I have seen on a greater level is that you have endured a lot of paperwork, “she said.
• Law enforcement is focusing more on finding missing persons and supporting the Ashanti’s Act, an Amber Alert-type system that would notify the public when an adult is missing, based on certain criteria.
• Promote firearms prevention programs and legislation.
• Propose legislation for state consideration that would give civilian oversight commissions of police services the ability to terminate officers who become accountable to their services.
Calhoun was not backed by any political party in the primary, but raised $ 5,100 for her campaign, she said, making her a serious candidate.
“My passion, my training, my experience in legal research and my connection to the community set me apart,” she said.