A Roadmap to Recovery for San Diego

June 25, 2020

We can be discouraged by political strife, economic uncertainty, and fear-inducing news.

Or we can think critically about our circumstances and plan a path forward that will make us stronger than ever.

That’s why, today, I released “A Roadmap to Recovery for San Diego” that assesses the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the City of San Diego, its residents, its businesses and its economy and offers a path to building a more resilient economy and a better city government.

This is the product of months of work by a diverse group of community and business leaders, designed to make clear what my priorities will be as Mayor – so you can hold me accountable for it!

Here are a few priorities included in the Roadmap:

  • Citywide broadband Internet access to all families and small businesses
  • Developing a regional strategy to allow for an effective remote workforce
  • Ensuring equitable professional opportunities across racial, gender, and age groups starting at City Hall
  • Reforming the Police Department through an independent police review commission, emphasis on community policing, and transferring non-crime functions to other city staff
  • Addressing homelessness by treating its root causes, including providing mental health and substance abuse treatment, job training, and transitional housing
  • Promoting housing supply and affordability through local planning, converting of surplus commercial space for residential use, and enforcing the existing Municipal Code against short-term-rentals
  • Making cuts to the City’s expensive, bureaucratic, and unnecessary middle management

Please read it. Share it. And give me feedback.

Finally, the first major reporting deadline is just a few days away. We need to prove that San Diegans are ready for an independent-minded approach to solving problems.

Will you chip-in $25, $50, $100 or more right now to join the thousands of contributors and volunteers that are ready to stop playing politics … and start solving problems!?

I hope you join us,

Barbara Bry
Candidate for Mayor of San Diego



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