The very essence of community and the heartbeat of District 45 is Unity or Umoja. Together, we possess the talent, creativity, and faith to fulfill our purpose.

As residents, small business owners, and not-for-profit organizations let us continue to work collectively as neighbors to create new opportunities for upward social mobility.

May the light of the Kinara forever guide our path towards a better tomorrow for future generations.

I hope your Kwanzaa is filled with love, joy, and prosperity.