Get Out the Vote! [ACTION OPPORTUNITIES]


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/volunteerContinue reading Get Out the Vote! [ACTION OPPORTUNITIES]

One San Mateo’s 2020 Endorsements


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

Looking Back on Our “Stock the Cupboards” Campaign


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.

An overwhelming success!


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!

Last Weekend to Donate


Our “Stock the Cupboards – Abastecer los Armarios” campaign is coming to an end midnight Sunday. So this weekend is your last chance to donate to our effort to help feed the undocumented families of San Mateo. Thanks to the generous support from numerous individual donors, we’re within grasping distance of our goal. Let’s have one last final push to propel the campaign across the finish line!

Lower the affordability levels


If the Peninsula Health Care District proceeds with its current plans for the redevelopment of the old Peninsula Hospital site, the community will have lost out on a unique opportunity to extract as much affordability as we might have. Of the 475 senior homes planned, 184 — approximately 39% — are to be designated as “affordable.” However, these affordable units are becoming less and less affordable by the day.