The Bay Area is more racially segregated today than it was in 1970. Among the many destructive problems with residential segregation, one is that it helps governments create major imbalances in where they invest resources.
Please take a moment to watch this powerful video about the extreme hardships currently facing renters in San Mateo. Renters need decisive action to help them deal with the long and difficult road ahead of them.
If you share One San Mateo’s views about some of the issues on the ballot this election, then here are some great ways you can get involved to make a difference before election day. Locally For Amourence Lee for San Mateo City Council: https://www.amourencelee.com/get-involved For Chelsea Bonini for San Mateo County Board of Education: https://www.chelseabonini.com/volunteer … Continue reading Get Out the Vote! [ACTION OPPORTUNITIES]
In keeping with One San Mateo’s focus on advancing just, equitable, and across-the-board housing solutions, One San Mateo recommends the following choices on this election’s ballot. Candidates Amourence Lee for San Mateo City Council When Maureen Freschet opted to retire early in 2019, a process ensued to appoint her replacement. At that time, One San … Continue reading One San Mateo’s 2020 Endorsements
During these extreme times, there is enormous strain on every aspect of the social safety net. There is simply not enough help for everyone who might need it. And while we may wish to heal the world, we find ourselves more immobile than ever. It is precisely this sense of helplessness from which we must struggle to liberate ourselves.
KUDOS TO ALL! One San Mateo’s “Stock the Cupboards” campaign closed last evening with donations of $7,225, which included $2,000 in matching funds contributed by members of One San Mateo. This outcome far exceeded the original goal of raising $5,000 to support our undocumented neighbors who, in this COVID moment, are struggling just to put food on the table. A tremendous thank you to all who responded with such speed and generosity to make this campaign an overwhelming success!