Canvass for Yes on Prop 10 & Jovanka Beckles in Berkeley
October 13, 2018
Join East Bay DSA in our campaigns for Yes on Prop 10: The Affordable Housing Act and Jovanka Beckles for Assembly District 15.
Yes on Prop 10 is a ballot initiative that that will give us the power to adopt rent control necessary to address the state's housing affordability crisis by repealing the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which upholds landlord interests, and — in tandem with the housing crisis — has deeply exacerbated social disparities, displaced longtime communities, driven homelessness, and dealt a blow to working-class power by making housing ever more insecure and inaccessible.
Jovanka Beckles is a proud democratic socialist and a two-term Richmond City Council member backed by the Richmond Progressive Alliance, a grassroots coalition that doesn't accept any corporate money. Jovanka Beckles and the RPA have won countless victories for the city's working class, including a $15 minimum wage and more than $115M in new taxes on Chevron and their oil refinery. Now, we want to send Jovanka Beckles to Sacramento to fight for policies like universal rent control and publicly-funded social housing, a Medicare-for-All system in California, and free public education from preschool to college. She is also a big proponent of Proposition 10. We're fighting alongside Jovanka Beckles and half a million renters across the state to pass Proposition 10 and pave the way for real rent control.
East Bay DSA will be out knocking doors every weekend from now until the general election on November 6 to talk to our neighbors about voting Yes on Prop 10 and sending Jovanka Beckles to Sacramento. These canvasses will be all-day events with trainings starting at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.—but you're welcome to drop by anytime to grab a clipboard, get trained, and hit the streets! No experience necessary.
Together, we can help build the movement we need to win Proposition 10 and elect Jovanka Beckles. Join us to help swing these critical races and build a California that puts people over profit.
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