Hi! I'm Ben.
I'm a scientist, engineer, policy analyst, and a community volunteer.
I've served on our City's Zoning Adjustments Board, Police Review Commission, Housing Advisory Commission, and chaired the Community Environmental Advisory Commission. I've represented students on the Graduate Assembly and provided oversight and accountability for student fees as chair of The Green Initiative Fund.
I was born at Alta Bates, graduated from Berkeley High, and earned my master's degrees from UC Berkeley.
I'm running to be your next Councilmember from District 4 because it's time we had a new generation of leadership.
Our greater Downtown community bears the brunt of the City's housing, homelessness, and crime problems. We deserve representation and leadership that will effectively address these problems.
I believe in ensuring our police force works in line with our values; in housing the homeless in homes, not encampments; and in leveraging an all-of-the-above approach to creating more affordable housing and preventing displacement.
I'll lead the fight for a better Berkeley that works for everyone.
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