PICO changes its name

Social justice organizing network founded in Oakland in 1972 has changed its name to Faith in Action

The PICO National Network, a faith-based organizing network founded in Oakland in 1972, has changed its name to Faith in Action. The name change comes after the hiring of a new executive director, the Rev. Alvin Herring, who succeeded Scott Reed, who will retire on June 1, ending a 40-year tenure with PICO. Faith in Action will unveil a new logo and … [Read more...]

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Rent control initiative pushed in San Mateo parishes

Signature gathering at St. Matthew and St. Timothy

  The following comes from a June 7 posting on Catholic San Francisco. Supporters of an initiative to impose rent control and limit evictions on multi-family rental properties in the city of San Mateo were gathering signatures at St. Matthew and St. Timothy parishes as they aim to place the measure on the November ballot. About 10,000 signatures are needed for the … [Read more...]

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