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Your 2014 Rent Board Slate

Incumbents Jesse Townley and Katherine Harr, former School Board Director John Selawsky, and first-time candidates Paola LaVerde and James Chang.

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Candidate Screener Chart

  Click image for large version. Click hereĀ for a PDF of the screener comments.  

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Childcare Provided

We’ve made arrangements to have dedicated child minders, but would really like to get an idea about this need to make sure we are set with age-appropriate activities. If you plan to bring children would you please email us at

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What About the World Cup?

Everyone must be present at the South Berkeley Senior Center this Sunday to hear all candidate speeches in order to get a ballot. Convention doors open at 1:30 PM, but we’ve rented the Senior Center lounge at noon so soccer

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Eight Candidates Respond

Responses from Eight candidates for the affordable housing convention slate have been posted! Ratings from community screeners will be posted later this week on the same page. http://berkeleytenantsconvention.net/?page_id=38  

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Prospective Candidates

Tenants and other Berkeley residents who support Rent Control are seeking candidates for the November 2014 Rent Board election. There are five seats on the November ballot; there are two incumbents assumed to be running. All candidates will be vetted

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Sunday July 13 @ South Berkeley Senior Center

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Save the Date! July 13, 2014

The Berkeley Tenant Convention to choose a progressive slate for election to the Rent Stabilization Board is a unique Berkeley tradition. Every two years, numerous community leaders and tenant activists come together to create a gathering whereby tenants and their

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Berkeley Tenant Convention
Sunday July 13 @ 1:30 PM
South Berkeley Senior Center
2939 Ellis Street @ Ashby
Childcare Provided
World Cup in Lounge
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