✓ Successfully advocated for the Cannabis Social Equity Grant to finance restorative justice and community reinvestment grant programs (from an assessment on local cannabis sales)
✓ Passed The Mandatory Rental Relocation Ordinance (or "Relo"), which requires landlords who are no-cause or economically evicting tenants through no fault of their own to share in the burden they are creating for their tenants by paying a relocation fee.
✓ Passed The Fair Access in Renting (or "FAIR") Ordinance, which protects prospective tenants with barriers to housing (such as criminal backgrounds, poor credit, low-income or lack of standard identification methods) from being unjustly denied tenancy and predatory security deposit practices
✓ Created the first workers board for ride-share drivers to give a voice to non-unionized drivers
✓ Initiated and then worked with Commissioner Hardesty’s office to insert a Labor Peace Agreement process into the City's sustainable procurement policy.
But we’re not done! Here’s what we’re working on…
Exploring additional options for investment in historically under-served communities
Developing anti-displacement initiatives that will add stability for local small businesses
Protections for gig economy workers against abuse and misclassification
Requiring businesses that serve an essential need (shelter, food, mobility, health, and hygiene) to always provide a cash option
Reform of the Arts Tax. We need to provide relief to families who are working hard just to pay the rent and ask people who make more to contribute more