RunThe 2023 NC elections are coming. YOU SHOULD RUN!

We’re looking for a few good neighbors who are conscientious, community-minded, and passionate about our community.

You can run for elected office at the local level representing your neighbors. All board seats are up for election on April 15, 2023

Anyone 18 or older who lives, works, owns property, or is otherwise invested in our neighborhood’s success is eligible to serve.

Candidate Filing opens December 16. File by January 30 to run for a seat on Empowerment Congress Southwest and the chance to help shape decisions on land use, housing, homelessness, transportation, the environment, arts, and everything else that affects us.

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