MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER!
Dr. Carla D. Brailey is a candidate for Houston City Council District D, which is a district open seat for the November 5, 2019, municipal election. She is a political advocate, educational consultant, assistant professor of sociology at Texas Southern University, Vice Chair of the Texas Democratic Party, and a proud mother.
An outstanding visionary and innovator, Dr. Brailey has played a pivotal role in establishing the framework and foundation for long-term success in educational institutions, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Throughout her career, she has been repeatedly sought out as a consultant and subject matter expert for community, political and educational institutions such as Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Transition Team, Sankofa Research Institute, Project Rowhouses, the Imani School, Harmony Science Academy, Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel at Howard University, judicial campaigns, and various small businesses and corporations. While serving in Mayor Fenty’s administration of Washington, DC, Carla was tapped to lead DC’s Office of Community Affairs, managing a $3 million budget, serving as the mayor’s liaison for the 2010 Census, and overseeing nine community relations and constituent services offices in the nation’s capital. Dr. Brailey is often called upon to address concerns related to social justice, diversity and inclusion, Black women and empowerment, strategic management, organizational development, staff training, curriculum planning and program creation.
Infrastructure Improvements and Mobility Enhancements
Flood prevention strategies with drainage improvements
Sustainable solutions for quality road repair, sidewalks
Mobility and transit transformative options for congestion reduction and pedestrian-friendly streets
Economic Development and Opportunities
Small business incentives
Private and public partnerships
Quality of Life Assurance and Community Enrichment
Convenient, accessible and affordable healthcare services for marginalized and/or at-risk communities
Second chance programs and initiatives
Advocacy for transparency, accountability and reliability for all constituent services
Stronger and Safer Neighborhoods
Pk-12 initiatives and enhancements
Partnerships and collaboration with city officials, community and faith leaders
Green spaces and recreational developments