Environment. Equality. Education.
The Sierra Club Has Endorsed Lael Gray For Asheville City Council.
Lael Gray is a communicator and a collaborator that was out in front to express neighborhood concerns about the impacts of the I-26 connector project and the proposed Woodfin oil burning power plant.
Lael is the mother of two children and cares about their future world. Lael has received national recognition for developing a gardening program for early childhood education that teaches environmental values.
Lael is an advocate for environmental protection and will work for smarter development and more alternatives to automobile transportation.
Lael Fights For Equality
Lael is a board member and facilitator of the Building Bridges program. It is a volunteer organization devoted to fighting racism through dialogue and community building.
Lael Is A Friend Of Education
Lael is on the board of Smart Start of Buncombe County where she lends her expertise on early childhood development. As a member of the Evergreen Community Charter School Development Committee, Lael helps to develop plans to address the fiscal needs of this public charter school.
Lael Believes In The Power Of Neighborhood Organization
Lael has been a strong advocate for her neighborhood through the Montford Neighborhood Association. Speaking with one voice about concerns for all neighborhoods impacted by the I-26 connector, we proved that citizens can have a strong impact by taking a stand together.
"I am running for Asheville City Council because I am dedicated to Asheville. I have spent my life advocating for environmental protection, improved race relations, access to quality education, and equal rights for all. I will bring my experience in business and non-profit management, community activism, consensus-building, and creative problem solving to Asheville City Council". - LaelRead the full article