“I cannot live this way. I need help.” I received this text message two weeks ago, from a woman who lives in Daly City with her 84-year-old mother and twin daughters, who are in high school. In the simplest of ways, she needed relief. She explained to me that piecing together the rent every month was getting more and more difficult. It was nearing the impossible. She was at the end of her rope.
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]
Don’t miss your opportunity to register for One San Mateo’s City Council Candidates’ Forum. It’s coming up this Tuesday!