Endorsements

We endorse measure DD!

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Measure DD Endorsed by SMC Dems, 4Cs, AFSCME, UDW / CCPU, and More!

Unions, community leaders, local organizations, small businesses, and elected officials all agree: Preschool for All South San Francisco is a big win for families living and working in San Mateo County. Vote YES on Measure DD!

Unions

Local unions Endorse Measure DD!

  • AFSCME Local 829
    representing preschool teachers and staff in South San Francisco’s Parks and Recreation programs
  • AFT 1493
    San Mateo Community College Federation of Teachers
  • UDW  / Child Care Providers United California 
    representing early education and child care workers in South San Francisco’s family-owned preschools and child care centers

COMMUNITY LEADERS*

Local Leaders Endorse Measure DD!

*Titles for identification purposes only.

Photo portrait of Alexis Lewis, 1st Vice President of NAACP San Mateo. She is an older Black woman with short dark hair in loose waves. She smiles warmly at the camera.

Every child deserves the opportunity to succeed in the academic world and life without regard to their family’s financial status at the time of their birth. [The] passage of Measure DD will make significant improvements in workers’ families’ lives.

Local Organizations

Community Organizations Endorse Measure DD!

Measure DD is a great example of local government prioritizing children, our future.

Peace Action of San Mateo County

Elected OFFICIALS*

Local Officials Endorse Measure DD!

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

  • John C. Baker
    Board President, South San Francisco Unified School District
  • James Coleman
    South San Francisco City Councilmember (District 4)
  • Luis De Paz Fernandez
    South San Francisco Planning Commissioner
  • Ethan Mizzi
    Chair, South San Francisco Youth Commission
  • Mina A. Richardson 
    Board Vice-President, South San Francisco Unified School District
  • Robert Uy
    Chair, South San Francisco Parks and Recreation Commission

SAN MATEO COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

  • Chelsea Bonini
    Vice-President and Board Trustee (Area 4)
  • Hector Camacho, Jr. 
    Board Trustee (Area 3)
  • Anne Campbell
    former Superintendent of Schools
  • Jim Cannon 
    Board Trustee (Area 5)
  • Ted Lempert
    Board Trustee (Area 6)

Local Government

  • Rick Bonilla 
    Mayor of San Mateo, and member of Carpenters Local 217 
  • David J. Canepa
    San Mateo County Board of Supervisors (District 5)
  • Noelia Corzo
    Board Trustee, San Mateo-Foster City School District
  • Dr. Rod Daus-Magbual
    Mayor of Daly City
  • Lissette Espinoza-Garnica
    Redwood City City Councilmember
  • Rudy Espinoza Murray
    Commissioner, San Mateo County LGBTQ Commission
  • Maurice Goodman
    Board Trustee, San Mateo County Community College District
  • Giselle Hale 
    Mayor of Redwood City
  • Sam Hindi
    Foster City Councilmember
  • Amourence Lee
    San Mateo City Councilmember
  • Sally Lieber
    Mountain View City Councilmember, former CA State Assemblymember
  • Seema Patel
    San Mateo Planning Commissioner
  • Dean Preston
    San Francisco Board of Supervisors (District 5)
  • Kalimah Salahuddin 
    Board Member, Jefferson Union High School District (Daly City)
  • Shara Watkins
    Board Trustee, San Mateo-Foster City School District

STATE GOVERNMENT

  • Richard “Rich” S. Gordon
    former CA Assemblymember (24th District)
  • Alex Lee (李天明)
    CA Assemblymember (25th District)

*Titles for identification purposes only.

Logo for Yes on Measure D. A bright yellow circle encloses the words "Yes on DD" (dark purple all-caps san serif font, plus a child's handprint in turquoise) and "Preschool for All" (cute, rounded serif font in white)

Will You Endorse Measure DD?

The citizens’ initiative for Preschool for All South San Francisco is winning support across the community. 

If you are a community leader or a local elected official, we’d love your public endorsement of Measure DD. And if you represent a Bay Area union or other organization, we’d love to tell your membership how Measure DD will benefit South City. Let’s win Preschool for All SSF!

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