COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Extension Letter & Update

CLSEPA has joined with 90+ organizations to sign a letter calling on the California Legislature and Governor to take immediate action to extend COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave! To learn more, you can find the letter on the slideshow above or click here to read more. Join us in this movement of helping those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by … Read More

CLSEPA Response to the Texas Federal Court Decision on DACA

On July 16, 2021, a U.S. federal court in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful. Here’s what you need to know about the Texas v. US decision: 1) Judge Hanen found the DACA program to be unlawful, but DACA renewals and advance parole for DACA recipients may continue for now. 2) The government … Read More

November 2020 Election Recommendations

Support your community and vote! CLSEPA has taken a position on these statewide propositions because they relate to our legal advocacy in the areas of housing, workers’ rights, or criminal reentry. CLSEPA ha tomado una posición sobre estas propuestas estatales porque se relacionan con nuestra defensa legal en las áreas de vivienda, derechos de los trabajadores o reingreso criminal. CLSEPA … Read More

NOVEMBER 17th, 2020 DACA CLINIC

DOES YOUR DACA EXPIRE SOON? Renew your DACA at our FREE workshop! Tuesday, November 17th at 2:45 pm Video Conference on Zoom Pre-Registration Required Contact Meghana at 650-391-0355 or mravikumar@clsepa.org LIMITED FUNDS AVAILABLE TO COVER THE $495 FILING FEE ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS!  DOES YOUR DACA EXPIRE SOON? Renew your DACA at our FREE workshop! Tuesday, November … Read More

12 People in a 3-Bedroom House, Then the Virus Entered the Equation

12 People in a 3-Bedroom House, Then the Virus Entered the Equation Overcrowding, not density, has defined many coronavirus hot spots. Service workers’ quarters skirting Silicon Valley are no exception. ByConor Dougherty Published August 1, 2020 It was not surprising when three-quarters of the house tested positive. There were 12 people in three bedrooms, with a bathroom whose door frequently … Read More

Pandemic hits housing affordability where it already hurts

Pandemic hits housing affordability where it already hurts Bay Area cities among the most gentrified in the country, according to national study By Ian Park on July 12, 2020 Parts of the Bay Area, particularly San Francisco and Oakland, have been subject to some of the highest rates of gentrification in the nation, according to a new study by the National Community Community … Read More

San Mateo County supervisors extend eviction moratoriums to July 28

San Mateo County supervisors extend eviction moratoriums to July 28 Renter advocates push for additional protections for households struggling with rent during pandemic by Kate Bradshaw, The Almanac June 26, 2020 With unemployment looming at more than five times its usual rate, and many residents feeling anxiety about paying rent, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to further extend … Read More

Service agencies committed to aid undocumented population during pandemic

Service agencies committed to aid undocumented population during pandemic Service agencies committed to aid undocumented population during pandemic

COVID-19 Response

Menlo Park Council To Consider Enacting State Renter Protection Law Early

Uploaded: Fri, Nov 8, 2019, 11:58 AM by Kate Bradshaw / Almanac Council will consider an urgency ordinance on Tuesday after hearing reports of seniors facing eviction and a teacher with a $500 rent increase Word of a new state law that restricts evictions and rent hikes, set to take effect Jan. 1, has triggered a number of major rent increases and … Read More