Author Archives: Brandon Collins for Charlottesville City Council

Ferguson and Charlottesville- a comparison of racist histories

Ferguson and Charlottesville- Comparisons of Local Racist Histories NOTES *Much of this information is based on my growing knowledge of Charlottesville history. There may however, be some instances where things are not right. Please advise me if you have found … Continue reading

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So Now What?

February 2014 … now we organize… … now we form associations and coalitions to challenge the status quo… … now we take action independent from the Democratic Party and from the bottom up… … the time is now to acknowledge … Continue reading

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67 Years of Nuclear Weapons- Hiroshima and Nagasaki Remembrance

*** This was written on behalf of the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice to commemorate and remember the atomic bombings of early August 1945. I wrote this with a great deal of editing and support from CCPJ members Tony … Continue reading

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Transit Riders Association of Charlottesville !!!

Proud to announce, in continuing the fight for some of my platform items- the TRAC has formed and ready to push for changes! More stuff and links soon! For now I hope you’ll consider joining us: Next meeting for Transit … Continue reading

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Living Wage Now- Time for Action!

I wholeheartedly endorse the living wage campaign at UVA, and I call on anyone who supported my campaign to join the struggle right now and finally win it all once and for all. (click here to see what that means) … Continue reading

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A City Committed to Peace- An Agenda for the City of Charlottesville

* Tuesday, January 3rd, 7:00 pm I will be presenting this agenda, and a request from myself, the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice, and hundreds of Cville residents for an updated resolution devoting the city to peace (item a.). … Continue reading

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Message to Supporters- I Love You All!

Dear friends, It has been a month since the election, and having gotten my ducks back in a row, and having caught my breath I have found the time to send along some thoughts and thanks to all who supported … Continue reading

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