Dump Trump – Stand up to hatred!

Last night we saw the worst our country has to offer. Hatred, bigotry, and fear officially accepted the nomination of our country’s oldest political party. The Republican nomination of Trump and Pence is a direct attack on the values of our city and our country:...

The fabric of our neighborhood….

Ever since I picked up my first guitar, music became a lifelong passion of mine.  And one of my favorite things about living in our neighborhood is the eclectic culture and the vibrant arts community. Walk down any street in the Mission and you will be immersed in a...

Too Many Fires!

I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the San Francisco Firefighters Local 798, particularly since both of my uncles were firefighters. Our work together has already begun, but there is so much more we need to do. Since 2015, nearly two hundred of our friends...

A Huge Grassroots win!

I am emailing today with huge news. In May, we were the first campaign in the race for District 9 Supervisor to apply for public financing and I just got word that we’ve qualified with more local donors than any other candidate in this race. I want to thank all of our...

Where would we be without our mothers?

Forget the clichés today: tell the mothers and the mother figures in your life that you appreciate them and all of the work they do. I am fortunate to have a cadre of strong, independent, loving and inspiring women in my life, who have shaped the adult I am today. My...