Upholding the Paris Agreement, Budget and U1 Funding

I believe that for our city to meet the high moral standard that I and other Berkeleyans expect, we must uphold our ideological and political stances unswervingly, from the proposals we put forward to Council to the companies we entrust with our budget funds. By divesting from Wells Fargo, we aim, quite literally, to put our money where our mouth is.

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Jesse Arreguin
Emergency Shelter Activated, Public Input Process for Measure T1 and More Funds for Community Wellness Center

I want to express, once again, my sincere gratitude for the trust you demonstrated in electing me as your Mayor and the support you have offered this past month. Since my inauguration on December 1st, my staff and I have hit the ground running to tackle the issues that are important to Berkeleyans and that I pledged to address during my campaign.

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Jesse Arreguin
29 Days in Office

It’s been a busy first four weeks in the Mayor’s office. In addition to hiring staff and chairing my first City Council meeting, we immediately began addressing one of Berkeley’s most pressing issues – homelessness.

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Jesse Arreguin
New Beginnings

This morning, I was sworn in as the new Mayor of Berkeley in a ceremony that also welcomed our newly elected Councilmembers Cheryl Davila (District 2), Ben Bartlett (District 3) and Sophie Hahn (District 5). I am humbled to have an opportunity to serve this community that I love and to be the next mayor of this great city.

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Jesse Arreguin
Together We Rise

In the wake of the national election, Berkeley has an obligation to reaffirm our deeply held values of inclusiveness, diversity, human rights, equity, and environmental action.

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Jesse Arreguin
Transitions

As we are all reeling from the results of the national election and its implications for the future of our country, I wanted to update you on the transition of leadership here in Berkeley.

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Jesse Arreguin