Alameda Measure Z
I haven’t blogged since joining Google 5 years ago. Its crazy how fast time flies. I moved back to Alameda from San Francisco and got involved in local civic action in my town. I also took over the largest FB group in town called Alameda Peeps.
One of things I’m doing now is advocating for a local ballot prop/measure called Measure Z. It’s important to me for a whole lot of personal reasons.
As part of that I wrote an letter to the editor for the local paper:
One of the questions we require before allowing anyone to join the Alameda Peeps Facebook group is, “Do you currently live in Alameda?”.
Too many responses are of people displaced from Alameda because of high rents wanting to move back. Sometimes it’s people who work in Alameda, teachers, baristas, and city employees who can’t afford the skyrocketing rents but still feel part of this community.
I’m so grateful to own a...
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