Search: Nikuyah Walker
October 13, 2017
Several Charlottesville City Council candidates say they want to improve relations between the city and the University of Virginia. But, UVa and its students create challenges for the city, they told students and other residents at a candidate forum Thursday. “Too many in our community are cost-burdened … I think the ...
October 13, 2017
The six candidates for two seats on the Charlottesville City Council were asked to give their views on governance at a forum held Wednesday by the area branch of the League of Women Voters. “We do take position on issues but never on candidates,” said Marge Cox, the moderator of ...
September 28, 2017
On September 27, 2017, the six candidates for the Charlottesville City Council took questions on traffic, affordable housing and how the city should respond to increased growth in Albemarle County’s southern growth area. “There are a lot of profound and emotional issues that we’re addressing but there’s ...
September 20, 2017
Over July and August two independent candidates in the race for two seats on the Charlottesville City Council have raised more money than the two Democrats according to the latest campaign finance report filed with the Virginia Board of Elections. Independent Nikuyah Walker raised $4,052 between July 1 and ...
September 15, 2017
Virginia Organizing held the first candidate forum Thursday the Charlottesville City Council election. Six candidates are seeking two open seats on the five member Council. "Virginia Organizing is a non-partisan statewide grassroots organization that works on a variety of issues," said Jay James of WINA News Radio 1070 and the ...
June 17, 2017
Charlottesville City Councilor Bob Fenwick’s defeat in the Democratic primary this past Tuesday raises the stakes for progressives who are worried that if the two Democratic council nominees are elected, City Council will not do enough to alleviate poverty and prevent gentrification. Fenwick said Thursday that the election was ...
May 29, 2017
Seven of the eight candidates for City Council appeared at Greenbrier Elementary School last week for a campaign forum that covered affordable housing, economic development and race relations in Charlottesville. The moderator for the event was Michael Barnes, president of the Greenbrier Neighborhood Association. He thanked all of the candidates ...
May 10, 2017
All seven candidates for Charlottesville City Council appeared at a forum for the first time together Wednesday evening. About 45 people gathered in the City Council Chambers for the forum sponsored by the Piedmont Group of the Sierra Club. Democratic candidates Bob Fenwick, Heather Hill and Amy Laufer appeared alongside ...
March 14, 2017
Invoking the spirit of late City Councilor Holly Edwards, Nikuyah Walker, a social activist and Charlottesville city employee, on Tuesday launched an independent bid for City Council. “No matter who you are or where you’re from, if you come to me and say you have an issue, until I ...
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