Letter: What and Who is Lakewood CARES? – The Suburban Times

Submitted by John Arbeeny. What and Who is Lakewood CARES? (Citizens for Accountability, Responsibility, Education and Service) You may have heard ...

September 30, 2022
6:34 AM

Submitted by John Arbeeny. What and Who is Lakewood CARES? (Citizens for Accountability, Responsibility, Education and Service) You may have heard of Lakewood CARES recently from people who have never attended a CARES meeting and who, disagreeing with CARES positions on issues, grossly mis-characterized CARES in their ignorance. If they can't attack the CARES message then they are content to attack the CARES messenger! Here's the real story. CARES was founded in 1999 as a non-partisan 501c4 organization by Lakewood CITIZENS who thought that Lakewood's City Council was out of touch with the people they were supposed to represent.