October 3rd’s The Color of Law Event Showed Us What the True Character of a Community Should Look Like


Thank you to the approximately 400 people who came to October 3rd’s presentation by Professor Richard Rothstein. It was a truly powerful evening, one that we believe brought greater light to the minds of both the not yet informed and the already somewhat informed alike.

[EVENT] The Color of Law: The Hidden History Shaping Our Communities Today


Today, housing discrimination based on race or ethnicity is against the law. In recent history, it was required.

Please join us for a riveting presentation by Richard Rothstein—renowned author of The Color of Law and Thurgood Marshall Fellow of the NAACP—as he explores how federal, state, and local governments systematically and intentionally imposed residential segregation in American cities from Boston to San Francisco. The hidden history of this officially sanctioned and mandated discrimination in housing has direct implications for how we address the racial and other divisions pulling at our communities today.

[EVENT] Car-Light Housing: More Affordability, Less Traffic


Transportation and housing are at a crisis point in Silicon Valley, and they’re connected to another hot issue: climate change. What can we do to solve all three problems simultaneously?

SUPPORT OUR NEIGHBORS AT THIS VIGIL IN SAN MATEO TODAY – $1,000 Rent Increases AND Mold!


A former mayor of Foster City and landlord has handed 16 families in San Mateo with exorbitant rent increases of $1,000, and has ignored complaints of mold and pests.

One San Mateo Candidates’ Forum


Come hear the candidates for the San Mateo City Council answer questions on the vital issue of housing and what San Mateo needs to do to be a fair and inclusive city. THE STAKES ARE HIGH! Held in partnership with FAITH IN ACTION and the WORKING FAMILIES ALLIANCE. When: October 1, starting at 7 p.m. … Continue reading One San Mateo Candidates’ Forum

One San Mateo Kickoff


Join us for food and fellowship at our August 27th kickoff. There will be speakers, activities, and mingling…oh, and food. Did I mention food? This will be an opportunity to help build an organization to reshape San Mateo politics. When: August 27th, 5-7 p.m. Where: The Congregational Church of San Mateo, 225 Tilton Avenue, conveniently … Continue reading One San Mateo Kickoff