Episode 16: Gubernatorial Candidate Krish Vignarajah

Thanks to Joe’s Place Deli for their always warm and friendly hospitality!

3 Things We’re Thinkin’ About

Opioid crisis – unfounded mandate


Elevate Maryland Anniversary


Gubernatorial Candidate Krish Vignarajah

Alana vs ilana – means baby tree (Aramaic/Hebrew)… light (Sanskrit)… special girl (Gaelic)

Quote – “It’s Time For A New Generation Of Leadership In Maryland. We Need New Ideas And Policies To Improve Our Children’s Education, Raise Wages And Protect The Chesapeake Bay.”

Part of moderate majority

Consensus builder

Residency issue

Education – full-day PreK, a strong STEM curriculum, world-class teacher prep, and funding equity.

Went to Woodlawn HS in Baltimore

Chesapeake Bay environment is important. So are farmers.

Underserved populations

Paid family leave

Women in leadership roles


Krish’s Rapid Fire

Book – Louisa May Alcott’s

Music – Baby Beluga

Movie – Wonder Woman

Unpopular benign opinion – no red meat

Podcasts – NPR’s 5 Minute Story

Serial Season 1 – was at Woodlawn around the same time as the story occurred

Best meal – Double TT

Elevate Maryland – recognizing all that we have… America In Miniature



CFHoCo Annual Dinner

Community Action Council Turkey Drive


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