Summer Spring for Maryland's 8th Congressional District

I am a centrist Democratic and a proud Marylander.

 
Support Summer Spring in her efforts to support Maryland’s 8th Congressional District! We are looking for volunteers on the campaign trail! From door knocking to helping with our digital campaign all are welcome.

Summer Spring was tutoring college students in mathematics and English at a local college when she was 13. At 15, she received a full scholarship to attend the University of Pennsylvania, an ivy league university in Philadelphia, where she studied engineering, took business courses at Wharton and 3rd-year law school courses at the University of Pennsylvania law school.  Always intending to start her own business, today she is the owner and president of a management consulting firm which she founded more than a decade ago. Her firm specializes in helping organizations understand and solve challenges around business process automation, cybersecurity, and risk.

Last year, she became the proud mother of two beautiful girls and that’s when she had a watershed moment and felt that she had to run for Congress.

“Having had two little girls, I suddenly appreciate more than ever, how babies feel. I need to make sure that unborn babies who can feel pain are protected! My opponent and incumbent Jamie Raskin voted against a bill that would protect Pain-Capable Unborn Children in the Pain-Capable Unborn Children Protection Act (HR 36) (https://ballotpedia.org/Jamie_Raskin#cite_note-3 ) . This is horrendous and I can’t imagine that most district 8 residents feel that this is okay. Raskin was not representing our interests when he voted against that bill. Although I’m running as a centrist Democrat, my goal is to represent the people of district 8 completely – both republicans and democrats. We are a diverse group of people. Many of us are religious. Many of us are minorities. We are women and men who care about protecting the defenseless and pain-capable and who can’t stomach the idea of causing pain to a child. We are environmentally conscious. We care about quality subsidized childcare for our young, good education for our youths, job opportunities for our workforce, and affordable healthcare for all of us.”

Regarding her race, which is indeterminable at first glance, she says:

“I grew up identifying as African American, but race should never define a person. Now I often checked the Other box. I’m Jewish Italian, Jamaican, and American Indian on my mom’s side and Asian Indian from New Delhi on my dad’s.”

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Poverty

We need to pursue legislation that tackles car, life, and health insurance to ensure that the American insurance industry does not continue to exacerbate the vicious cycle of poverty.

Homelessness

Maryland’s recent development has led to investments in new neighborhoods, new businesses, and increased property taxes. However, some renters can no longer afford monthly payments and home-owners the increase of taxes.

“I want to ensure that new development in our communities continues to allow for the diversity that truly makes Maryland’s 8th Congressional district special”

Gentrification is a reality that forces people from their homes and the stability of neighborhoods. We need to make sure that Maryland developers respect our community goals and bring in as many stakeholders as possible. Furthermore, lower -income and homeless Maryland residents can find stable housing simply by reducing barriers to finance.

Maryland’s 8th Congressional District

One of the things I love most about Maryland is its wonderful diversity in people and resources.

Environment

We need to invest in finding long-term solutions for those who have lost their jobs in the coal industry.

Immigration

Democrats need to urgently propose an immigration solution that reflects modern realities and can pass Congress.

Government Transparency

We need a Congress for the 21st century; including updated cybersecurity, and leveraging technology to better meet and document our constituents needs.

Education

We need to fully fund education and prepare our workforce for the 21st century by pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Public school funding has not matched the growth of communities and our improving economy. We need to stop using the short-sighted solution of closing underutilized schools and instead look at community based solutions like adult education classes and community centers. Education not only improves our schools and school aged children, it improves our economy through value-added industries.

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