Councilmember Cheh speaks with Councilmember Mendelson (L) and Mayor Vincent Gray (R) before a press conference on the U.S. Immigration Enforcement and Customs agency’s decision to implement the “secure” communities program, which would require local police departments to share arrest information, including fingerprint data, with federal immigration authorities. The federal government has been rolling out the program on a state-by-state basis and officials are expected to activate in for DC tomorrow. This past fall, Mayor Gray signed an executive order to stop the program.
Here you see The Healthy Schools and Youth Commission being sworn in today, May 29th. This body was created by Councilmember Cheh’s Healthy Schools Act of 2012 and is charged with improving the health of the children in the District of Columbia. .
Councilmember Cheh with students at Maury Elementary School in Ward 6 at DC Farm to School Network’s annual Strawberries and Salad Greens Day kick off event. The Councilmember wrote the Healthy Schools Act of 2010, a national model for, among other things, bringing more fresh produce into school meals.
Councilmember Cheh prepares to take a test ride in Google’s new driverless car in downtown DC
Councilmember Cheh takes the stage on the National Mall to speak during Earth Day Network’s annual rally. The Councilmember is the Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Works, and Transportation.
Councilmember Mary Cheh and Mayor Vincent C. Gray walk across the new Anacostia River Walk bridge with a young D.C. resident after the ribbon cutting ceremony. The Mayor, with the support of Councilmember Cheh, unveiled his 20-year Sustainable DC plan, aimed at making D.C. the healthiest, greenest, most sustainable city in the nation.
Councilmember Cheh meets with the Small Business Association of Taxicab Drivers in her personal office in the Wilson Building.
Councilmember Cheh talks with Mayor Vincent Gray at the conclusion of a FY13 budget briefing on Tuesday, April 10th. Councilmember Jack Evans (Ward 2) can be seen in the background (standing, striped tie).
Councilmember Cheh celebrates D.C. Pride during a downtown parade, continuing her strong support of the LGBT community in Washington.
Councilmember Cheh is seen here in the DDOT Traffic Control Center after Hurricane Irene.