Author Archives: Brandon Collins for Charlottesville City Council

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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VOTE TUESDAY- Where I Stand…a quick reference

VOTE E. BRANDON COLLINS This TUESDAY, November 8th (find your polling place)  A quick reference for loads of details about where I stand on critical issues, but first…   My Platform Jobs- “We Need Jobs and Better Wages!”   ….. … Continue reading

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PHAR Questionnaire- Public Housing Rights!

Here are my responses to the Public Housing Association of Residents Questionnaire. I firmly believe that this is one of the most important community groups in Charlottesville and I am happy and proud to say that I have been able … Continue reading

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Video! Please Share!

Here we go folks, a short video explaining my overall approach to local politics- please feel free to share this everyone you know! and… VOTE E. BRANDON COLLINS Tuesday – November 8th    

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Something Must Be Done- Cville’s Affordable Housing Crisis

The following is a statement, or a speech rather at a press conference on Oct. 27th in the Westhaven neighborhood. Friends- something must be done about our housing crisis, and make no mistake it is a crisis.   As I … Continue reading

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