CALI Slate for Berkeley Rent Board 2016

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September 22, 2016
by CALI Slate
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Democracy for America endorses CALI Slate!

CALI Slate is proud to announce Democracy for America’s endorsement for Berkeley Rent Board! “The CALI Slate candidates will champion the needs of working families, students, and seniors and find progressive, effective solutions to Berkeley’s housing crisis.” Furthermore, DFA has the following to say about individual candidates:
“Christina Murphy is an experienced housing advocate who knows how to provide supportive services to combat housing challenges. Christina is a voice for the voiceless, and will be outspoken voice for all on the Berkeley Rent Board.”
“Alejandro Soto-Vigil is an experienced public servant and leader who has fought for tenants’ rights for over 10 years. Alejandro fearlessly fights for big policy reforms and works to support and protect disenfranchised communities.”
“Leah Simon-Weisberg is one of the leading experts in rent control in California. On Berkely’s Rent Board, Leah will bring the expertise, the leadership, and the regional perspective needed to help California and Berkeley address its housing crisis.”
“Igor Tregub has a decade-long track record of success in advocating for tenants’ rights and creating housing for working families. Diplomatic yet relentless in standing up for tenants and small landlords, Igor is the fighter Berkeley needs on the Rent Board.”

May 19, 2016
by CALI Slate
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2016 Berkeley Tenant Convention Selects CALI Slate

Nearly 400 Berkeley residents packed the South Berkeley Senior Center to weigh in on this year’s Pro-Tenant Affordable Housing Slate. With 11 candidates vying for four positions, Berkeley had a large field of housing advocates and tenant activists running for the endorsement. Four very experienced housing experts emerged as the 2016 Berkeley Tenants Convention nominees:

Christina Murphy – Housing Specialist, Berkeley Drop-off Center

Alejandro Soto-Vigil – Rent Stabilization Board Commissioner

Leah Simon-Weisberg – Legal Director, Tenants Together

Igor Tregub – Housing Advisory Commission and returning Rent Stabilization Board Commissioner

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