Terrorism, the fear of terrorism, violent crime and issues about immigration and refugees have forced themselves to the forefront of American news reports and political discussions.
While concern is justified by all-too-many recent tragic events, other aspects of our lives do not grind to a halt. Other public issues and concerns don’t go away, and neither do joyous events of the holiday season.
What other things do you wish would receive national, state or local attention, to not be crowded out of the public spotlight in the midst of all this fear and worry?
Send no more than 150 words with your name, home address and telephone number to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Wednesday.