Don’t miss your opportunity to register for One San Mateo’s City Council Candidates’ Forum. It’s coming up this Tuesday!
What: Candidates’ forum for San Mateo City CouncilWhen: Tuesday, September 15 from 7 to 8:15 p.m.Where: Virtually by Zoom (link provided to those who register) Three candidates are vying for two available seats. The voters must decide. Which of the candidates will enable the city to meet its urgent affordability needs? Which will commit to … Continue reading [EVENT] 2020 One San Mateo City Council Candidates’ Forum
Renters by the thousands are at immediate risk. Unless our Supervisors take action now, a tsunami of evictions will begin crashing all around us, forcing families from their homes and leaving many without a place to live. The People’s Alliance of San Mateo County (PASMC), in conjunction with LUNA and El Comite de Vecinos, is planning … Continue reading [EVENT] Eviction tsunami looms – Attend action 8.21.20 to stop the wave
Glimmers of hope are appearing in unexpected places. It flickers in hearts and minds long darkened by disillusionment and despair. Will this country and its people finally be willing to wrestle with the twisted lie of racial superiority that has deformed our consciousness and culture for hundreds of years? Is the accumulation of horrors and righteous disgust with the status quo enough to propel us to overcome our persistent denial about the scale and intensity of racial injustice in this country? In unexpected places, people dare to hope.
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!
The undocumented in our community carry out many jobs that bring quality and ease to our everyday lives. Though they work exceptionally hard and fill vital roles, they tend to be underappreciated, undersupported, and underheard. In the current COVID environment, they and their families are also now at risk of being underfed. Even if they … Continue reading Stock the Cupboards – Abastecer los Armarios