2021 Voter Guide, Ward 2, City of Minneapolis: Tom Anderson By admin | September 22, 2021 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota By: JD Duggan, Freelance Journalist Primary endorsements: Minneapolis DFL Senior Caucus Run for SomethingBrief background: Anderson was a teacher who now works on an equity advisory committee with Minneapolis Public Schools and is the outreach and inclusion officer for Senate District 63. He is a dad and a University of Minnesota graduate.Primary issues:Police accountability: “Create a comprehensive system of public safety that focuses on mental health, harm reduction, de-escalation, restorative justice, increased accountability and transparency, improved training requirements.”Charter amendments: Supports rent stabilization, and believes policy should first require input from tenants and landlords. Information not published regarding Yes 4 Minneapolis charter amendment.Education: Focused on school equity;, wants to fund full-service community schools. Wants to fund a program offering Minneapolis students two years of tuition-free college education. “An investment in education is an investment in our future.”Racial justice: “We have experienced generations of neglected communities and a failure of leadership to address the most challenging issues in our city.”Other major issues/priorities: Supports grants for energy efficient improvements and shifting to green energy. Supports Lake Street transit development and investing in electric shuttles.Best way to learn more information: https://reimaginempls.com/ Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.