VOICE OF THE NEXT GENERATION
Mr. Korey Wilson running for Alabama State Senate in District Seven. Mr. Wilson is a Huntsville, Alabama native. He is dedicated to uplifting and investing in the community that raised him. If elected, Mr. Wilson seeks to increase access to mental health resources, improve rural healthcare access, and reimagine emergency response to include social workers and mental health specialists.
Every student has the right to high quality pre-k-12 education - regardless of household income or zip code. Meaningful public education investment is paramount in creating a better future for our children and economy. Every Alabama public school should be equipped with the staff and resources to prepare our students to reach their fullest academic potential and enter the workforce, prepared.
Alabama’s economy should work for everyone, not just the political & corporate elite. Developing an economy that works for all Alabamians means establishing a living wage, supporting workers’ right to bargain collectively, and eliminating state taxes on necessities.
Poverty elimination is the most proven and effective way to reduce crime. Mass incarceration has not made Alabama safer. Sadly, it further endangers our society by draining revenue away from key programs that prevent crime: education, well paying jobs, and mental health resources. We need to refocus our criminal justice approach, prioritizing violent crime and public and private corruption. We certainly don’t need to incarcerate our citizens over small amounts of Cannabis.