Good Day Governor Kenneth Mapp:
I watched the Sunday 9/10 Post Hurricane Irma briefing posted on The Virgin Islands Consortium.
Thank you for doing these briefings and for their open and inviting tones.
As different voices on the different islands organize and project nationwide, I have a favor to ask. Really it is a plea to the Government House of the U.S. Virgin Islands and our Federal partners.
I am just one voice but if my voice can matter at all, I make this plea on behalf of the men and women on the bottom of the economic pyramid with the unorganized voices.
I ask that the relief resources allocated to the citizens of the U.S. Virgin Islands be distributed and prioritized using a humanitarian standard of care that is not weighted by wealth, occupation, race, nationality or the socio-economic geography of a particular island.
Four islands form one territory of the United States Virgin Islands that have a Coat of Arms with the motto – United in Pride and Hope.
Thank you for listening.
Very Sincerely, Sharon A. Simmons, A Proud Jewel of the U.S. Virgin Islands