Former Milwaukee County Supervisor Rev. Dr. Russell Antonio Goodwin, Sr. Announces Candidacy for District 9 Alderman
Former Milwaukee County Supervisor is seeking to be the voice for District 9 residents who have been without representation
MILWAUKEE, WI, December 2, 2022 — Rev. Dr. Russell Antonio Goodwin, Sr. has announced that he is a candidate for the City of Milwaukee Aldermanic District 9 Election to be held in 2023.
Goodwin is a Former Milwaukee County Supervisor who served as the Chairman of the powerful Transportation, Public Works, and Transit Committee, a member of the Health and Human Needs Committee, and a member of the Personnel Committee. In addition, he also served on the Advisory Committee on Transportation System Planning and Programming for the Milwaukee Urbanized Area.
Goodwin would like to improve Public Safety through Community Focused Policing, Reduce Crime and Reckless Driving, Invest in Milwaukee Public Schools and its Teachers, Improve our Streets, attract and retain New Businesses by removing any form of regressive Red tape in the City of Milwaukee, and lower property taxes.
After speaking with residents within Milwaukee Aldermanic 9, Goodwin proposes immediate changes to the “Youth Correctional Facility Proposal” and that the proposal be renegotiated or halted to accommodate the overwhelming opposition of District 9 Residents who have expressed to him that they do not want this Facility. Goodwin strongly believes that building a New $42,000,000 Youth Correctional Facility will not necessarily Build up our Youth. Instead, he believes the $42,000,000 should be redirected towards addressing behavioral health disorders and Mental health disorders that some of our Youth and their families face. Goodwin says, “We should invest in rebuilding broken families because many youths from broken families are at an increased risk of violent offending. He also believes the money could be better used to invest in Milwaukee Public Schools to give them the much-needed upgrades they need. He knows both sides seem to be far apart on the “Youth Correctional Facility,” and he would like to personally be a bridge of communication to negotiate a better situation for District 9 residents who feel like they are being force-fed this Facility.
He says District 9 residents feel like they have “NO VOICE.” However, as of today Goodwin wants all District 9 residents to know they will no longer be without a Voice! He believes he is the voice that will lead District 9 into a prosperous and productive future. Goodwin is often known as a Powerful behind the scenes Negotiator, and he will use his voice to fight for all District 9 residents.
His mission is to move Milwaukee Aldermanic District 9 and its fine residents forward from its past to a brighter future through strategic planning and partnerships, proactive solutions, and community awareness and engagement.
Goodwin believes it’s time for District 9 to “Dream Again,” just like they did in 1972 when “Northridge Mall” was built to be a community asset for generations. Even though it has seen better days, Goodwin believes if we “Dream Again,” we can turn District 9 around for the better! Details of his qualifications and platform, as well as a sign-up form for his mailing list, can be found on his campaign website at http://goodwinformilwaukee.com