Category: Issues

  • Public Safety

    Public Safety

    We must ensure that our police department has the tools and staffing it needs to effectively prevent and solve crime, and we must continue our strong accountability mechanisms to ensure fairness for people of color. Because of my advocacy and partnership with Councilmember Terry Taplin, the Council has funded security cameras at key intersections (with […]

  • Parks and Open Space

    Parks and Open Space

    I have been a champion of our parks and preserving open space. I partnered with State Senator Nancy Skinner and Assemblymember Buffy Wicks to secure $15 million in state resources to repair infrastructure at our waterfront, including the perimeter path at Cesar Chavez Park. I co-authored legislation to create an Adopt-A-Spot program to support volunteers […]

  • Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure

    Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure

    Paved streets are safer for all users—drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. I authored a Council item to shore up our inadequate street paving budget, which led to $14 million more for street paving in the City budget approved in June. I also authored a streets fiscal policy to ensure that future Councils adequately fund street paving. […]

  • Housing and Homelessness

    Housing and Homelessness

    With your support to serve a second term, I will continue to push for housing policies that help low- and middle-income people have a place here in Berkeley…