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Among Rachel’s priorities is to ensure that Northampton follows through with its green initiatives and supports innovations like municipally owned high speed internet, recently approved by City Council for a feasibility study.
As the mother of three, Rachel is particularly concerned about street safety for children, given the increase of young families in the area. She also wants to ensure that the growing population of seniors remains connected to the community in which they live and receive the support and services they need.
A top priority for Rachel is to change city government for the better by demystifying the political process and making it a more accessible tool for the people it is designed to serve.