Leigh sends out regular newsletters. Signing up for her newsletter is the best way to stay connected to what Leigh is up to and what's going on in Mecklenburg County.
Leigh worked as a public-interest attorney for over 17 years, including serving as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia, a guardian ad litem for seniors in Mecklenburg County, and a staff attorney at Charlotte's Council for Children's Rights.
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How to Watch County Commission Meetings
County Commission Meetings occur on the first and third Tuesday at 6 p.m. of every month.
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Leigh's Community Updates:
Whenever the County holds a press conference, Leigh provides a detailed update on her Facebook page. If you'd like to get theses updates by email, sign up here.
Leigh's Record of Advocacy:
09/10/21 - Click here on Why Leigh Believes All People Should Be Protected From COVID Indoors, including Faith Communities (WSOC-TV)
09/09/21 - Click here for Leigh's Vote to Include Religious Gatherings in the Mask Mandate (Charlotte Observer)
08/31/21 - Click here for Leigh's Advocacy for CMS to Follow Health Director's Recommendations (WCNC)
08/31/21 - Click here for Leigh's Support of Measures to Protect Teachers and Students (Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly)
08/13/21 - Click here for Leigh on the Need for A Mask Mandate in Mecklenburg (WSOC)
08/05/21 - Click here, here and here for Leigh on the Rapid Jump in COVID Metrics (WCNC and WCCB)
06/01/21 - Click here and here for Leigh on the Need to Disengage from Cardinal Innovations for Failure to Meet Residents' Mental Health Needs (Charlotte Observer and Charlotte Business Journal)
05/16/21 - Click here for Leigh's Statement on Funding for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools
05/18/21 - Click here for Information on Leigh's Workforce Development Initiatives (go to minutes 38:05) (WFAE)
04/21/21 - Click here for Leigh Condemning Violence Against Asian-American and Pacific Islander Communities (Charlotte Observer)
04/20/21 - Click here for Leigh Urging the County Commission Invest in Park Funding (Charlotte Observer)
04/16/21 - Click here for Leigh's Support of the Proposed Family Justice Center (Charlotte Business Journal)
04/15/21 - Click here for Leigh on Funding for Parks (UNC Charlotte Urban Institute)
03/01/21 - Click here for Leigh on Environmental Priorities (Charlotte Observer)
02/23/21 - Click here for Leigh on the Encampments and County response (WBTV)
02/17/21 - Click here for Leigh on the Encampments and County response (WBTV)
02/03/21 - Click here for Leigh on the County's COVID/Vaccine update (Fox 46)
02/03/21 - Click here for Leigh on Mecklenburg County's LGBTQ Resolution (WFAE)
02/03/21 - Click here for Leigh on Mecklenburg County's LGBTQ Resolution (WSOC)
02/02/21- Click here for Leigh on Mecklenburg County's LGBTQ Resolution (WBTV)
01/31/21 - Click here for Leigh on the Board's new Workforce Development focus (Fox 46)
01/29/21 - Click here for Leigh on the Need to Fund Park Expansion (WCNC)
01/22/21 - Click here for Leigh on the County's Town Hall on Homelessness (Fox 46 )
01/20/21- Click here for Leigh on Mecklenburg's Pandemic Response (Charlotte Agenda)
01/14/21 - Click here for Leigh on Food Deserts in Mecklenburg (WBTV)
01/08/21 - Click here for video of Leigh Raising Hospital Capacity Concerns (Charlotte Observer)
01/06/21 - Click here for Leigh's Statement on the Violence in Our Nation's Capitol
12/16/20 - Click here for Leigh on Mobility in Mecklenburg (Charlotte Observer)
12/16/20 - Click here for Leigh on the Charlotte Moves Task Force (Charlotte Business Journal)
11/23/20 - Click here for Leigh's Safe Gun Storage PSA with Sheriff Garry McFadden