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Good evening Grow The Richmond-ites!

This is it, there's only 25 days until the November 6th election and voters are already receiving and filling out their ballots.

Now is the time to get involved in making sure that this November we elect a pro-housing, pro-transit, and pro-progress slate of candidates and ballot initiatives to ensure that San Francisco and California continue to make progress on our housing shortage and direly needed transit investments. 

There are plenty of volunteer opportunities between now and election day. Grow The Richmond volunteers have been coming to election related events around the clock, and now it's time for us all to step it up a notch and leave it all on the field!

Here's some of the key campaigns you can get involved in: 

  1. Volunteer for Trevor McNeil - Candidate for Supervisor in District 4
  2. Volunteer for Sonja Trauss - Candidate for Supervisor in District 6 (and co-founder of the YIMBY movement writ-large!)
  3. Volunteer for Michelle Parker - Candidate for Board of Education
  4. Volunteer for Janice Li - Candidate for BART Board in District 8
  5. Volunteer for Yes on C, and No on 6 - Campaigns to increase the investment in permanent supportive housing for the homeless, and prevent the defunding of hundreds of transit & road repair projects respectively
Additionally, please share the entire YIMBY Action endorsements page far and wide with your friends and family! 

If you have questions or you don't know how best to get involved this campaign season to help elect pro-housing candidates, send an email to and we'll route you to where folks are most needed. 
Don't have time to show up to an event in person?

No problem. Use this nifty tool called Votercircle to find folks in your email contacts that are registered voters in San Francisco, and email them reminding them to vote the YIMBY / pro-housing slate in this election
Use Votercircle Now!
Check out this video, then share it with your fellow Richmond District neighbors! 

Check out this excellent video about why folks across the Bay Area are part of the YIMBY movement! (featuring several Grow The Richmond members)
Below are a few critical upcoming events you can attend to help out YIMBY endorsed candidates and ballot initiatives this fall

Saturday 10/13 - Come to a mobilization for the Our City Our Home initiative 
Join fellow YIMBYs and other members of Grow the Richmond in a District One mobilization to tell friends and neighbors about Proposition C 
RSVP to the Yes on C Mobilization

Sunday 10/14 - Join fellow YIMBYs across the city for a Mobility Mobilization
We're joining with the YIMBY Mobility caucus to help Janice Li, No on 6, and Yes on C do a literature drop and some merchant walks. Join us! 
RSVP to the YIMBY Mobility Mobilization

Volunteer for one of the founders of the YIMBY movement, Sonja Trauss
Let's go help elect Sonja, a key YIMBY leader on the other side of town who will emphatically push the Board of Supervisors to build more housing in the West side of SF! 
RSVP to the Sonja Day of Action
Recent photos from volunteer events that Grow The Richmond members have participated in over the last month.

Upcoming Events

Here are other community events in the Richmond District happening in the coming weeks that Grow the Richmond folks will be at. All are welcome! 

  1. October 17th - Planning Association of the Richmond Fall Meeting
  2. October 18th - Wine on the Westside
  3. October 27th - 4th Annual Balbooa Festival
  4. November 1st - Community meeting on Homelessness (part 3)
Grow The Richmond at Janice Li for BART Board fundraiser
Grow The Richmond Parent Salon 
Editors note: Several folks already know about this news, but two of our volunteers, friends, and neighbors, Claire and Peter have allowed me to disclose this on the GtR newsletter: 

Alayne Fedewa, Claire and Peter's daughter was diagnosed with Leukemia the evening of May 14th. 

Read Alayne's story on their GoFundMe page and if you're able to, please consider giving to them as well: 
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