Silicon Valley Innovation Channel
October 12, 2018
Great panel discussion sponsored by the Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce on the challenges of addressing the jobs to housing imbalance, and the negative consequences to Fremont I highlighted on traffic of Silicon Valley’s failure to build its fair share of housing. I offered solutions both locally and regionally on addressing these challenges.
Thank you Assemblymember Kansen Chu for initiating the discussion and for Diana Ding and Ding Ding TV for offering the studio.
The panel moderator was Nick Kaspar, Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce CEO. I was invited to join Sherman Chan, Senior VP of CBRE, a commercial broker, and Gary Nobile, a residential broker, from the private sector, to complement my city perspective on the value of maintaining local control and community engagement.
Campaign Training Video 101: What Not to Do
October 11, 2018
KPIX News: Fremont Moves To Limit Size Of ‘McMansions’ In Established Neighborhoods
September 13, 2018
I was honored to be interviewed as part of this feature story on KPIX, discussing City Council's action to control the spread of so-called “McMansions” in older, established neighborhoods.
2nd Annual Confucius Festival USA
September 8, 2018
Honored to speak at the 2nd Annual Confucius Festival USA and promote Fremont’s prominent role in Silicon Valley!
Tri-City Democratic Forum Annual Picnic
July 22, 2018
Thanks to everyone who came out to the Tri-City Democratic Forum annual picnic at Meyer Park, Glenmoor.
Families Belong Together Rally
June 30, 2018
On June 30, a nation came together in support of #FamiliesBelongTogether to call for the immediate reunification for all children torn apart from their mothers and fathers. Fremont’s own #FamiliesBelongTogether rally brought more than 500 people together at Veterans Park next to the Fremont courthouse. Please read more about this event on my blog, and check out my presentation below.
Interview on the Fanous show from Payame Afghan TV
May 25, 2018
I was honored to be interviewed by Tamana Y Ansari, the host of the Fanous show (my segment starts at the 6-minute mark). I answered questions on a wide range of topics, including Fremont’s Afghan community, the new district configuration established for our City Council, solutions around affordable housing, working with the School Board and Emergency Services to improve school safety, activities addressing local traffic concerns, police officer recruitment, and Fremont’s exciting new Downtown area.
Civic Leader Forum - From Receiver to Giver
May 4, 2018
Fremont councilmember David Bonaccorsi and Amazon Web Solutions Partner Solutions Architect Mahesh Pakala explain the meaning of leadership among members of the community to the student attendees. They emphasize the importance of community service and putting oneself out there in the world starting at a young age. The discussion was moderated by committee member of AAPA Catherine Liu.