Kenya Handy-Hilliard is running to represent City Council District 40. She boasts a well-deserved role in government that highlights a consistent environmental track. She worked as an adviser to Congresswoman Clarke and encouraged the implementation of Cap and Trade and Cash for Clunkers bills. She hopes to hone her understanding of waste management and environmental care, while simultaneously enhancing the waste management system and reducing emissions. She also expresses a focus on advancing self-sufficient food production and innovative forms of green space.