We believe that those in power must act boldly to dismantle institutional bias and longstanding barriers to access by authentically engaging with organizations already working within our communities. We are a coalition of elected officials and community-based organizations of color in San Mateo County united who are steadfast in dismantling systemic bias and long-standing barriers to access across our county. We invite all others committed to the principles of social justice, equity, and access to join us on this journey.

If you are an organization or elected official running for office interested in becoming a REACH Ally, please click here to learn more.



  1. Commitment to targeted funding to support our most vulnerable communities with input from those communities on how funds are directed

  2. County to continue to work on equity to address systemic inequities that have always existed in our county

  3. Develop a diverse leadership pipeline to fill elected and appointed positions in all levels of government

  4. Increase access to things needed to not just live but thrive in San Mateo County. Affordable housing, quality education, and jobs that pay a living wage.



  • Paul Bocanegra

  • Hector Camacho, Trustee, San Mateo County Board of Education

  • James Coleman, Councilmember, City of South San Francisco

  • Noelia Corzo, Trustee, San Mateo-Foster City School District

  • Lissette Espinoza-Garnica, Councilmember, City of Redwood City

  • Eddie Flores, Councilmember, City of South San Francisco

  • Maurice Goodman, Trustee, San Mateo County Community College District

  • Clayton Koo, Trustee, Jefferson Elementary School District

  • Andrew Lie, Trustee, Jefferson Union High School District

  • Daina Lujan, Trustee, South San Francisco Unified School District

  • Rudy Espinoza Murray

  • Ever Rodriguez, Founder, North Fair Oaks Community Alliance

  • Kalimah Salahuddin, Trustee, Jefferson Union High School District

  • Cecilia Taylor, Councilmember, City of Menlo Park

  • Lisa Tealer, Executive Director, Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council (BACHAC)

  • Rosie Tejada, Trustee, Jefferson Union High School District

  • Shara Watkins, Trustee, San Mateo-Foster City School District

  • Ligia Andrade Zuniga, Trustee, San Mateo Union High School District



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