For the first time this year, Santa Rosa residents are saying that housing is the number one issue when they go to the ballot box.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise: many of our friends and neighbors are being priced out of neighborhoods they’ve lived in their whole lives. Now more than ever, we need to discuss bold solutions, so that we can define the Santa Rosa we want and not let rising housing costs and population growth define us.
My campaign for city council is about getting things done for Santa Rosa. I don't believe you have to be an elected official to give back to your community. That's why I want to invite you to a different kind of fundraiser to support this campaign.
I was thrilled to see so many people at the community gardening event last week at the Palms Inn (You can see the video here). So rather than a traditional campaign fundraiser, we decided to invite people to get their hands dirty again and do some more work for Santa Rosa! This time at Roseland Elementary School.
The fundraising reports from last year are finally in, and I am pleased and excited to announce that we outraised all of my opponents in this race so far.
This campaign has already been a whirlwind of excitement. We started the race for city council as the underdog challenger. But thanks to generous donations from folks across Santa Rosa who believe in this campaign, we’ve brought in over $20,000 in contributions from hundreds of supporters, and we’re not going to slow down now.Read more