Staff

 

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Tommi Avicolli Mecca, 415-703-8634 x102,  is Director of Counseling Programs. Email: tmecca@hrcsf.org

 

 

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Stephanie Brandon, 415-703-8634 x103, is Lead Counselor. Email: stephanie@hrcsf.org

 

 

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Sarah “Fred” Sherburn-Zimmer, 415-703-8634 x106, is Executive Director. She has been doing housing and labor organizing for the last twenty years. Email: fred@hrcsf.org

 

 

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Dani Johnson, 415-571-0506, is the Habitability Compliance Advocate. Email: dani@hrcsf.org

 

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Lauren Lofton has been with Housing Rights Committee since 2015. Lauren is the Public & Subsidized Housing Advocate & Policy Analyst. Born and raised in San Francisco Lauren attended nearby University of California at Davis for both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Lauren studied Public Policy & Systemic Inequality, and Sociology. Lauren provides support to tenants that reside in Public Housing properties managed by the San Francisco Housing Authority (SFHA), tenants with Housing Choice Vouchers/Section 8, and tenants that reside in Rental Assistance Demonstration or RAD (formerly SFHA) buildings. When not at Housing Rights Committee, Lauren serves as a mediator, facilitator, and anti-oppression workshop trainer. Lauren provides services that center an intersectional social justice practice grounded in compassion and healing.

 

Joseph Smooke is Director of HRC’s newish tenant counseling and community organizing program for the Richmond and Sunset based in the Inner Richmond neighborhood.

 

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Cynthia Fong is a Chinese-American, first-generation bilingual community organizer with the Housing Rights Committee. Cynthia grew up in the East Bay and went to school at Brown University to study Ethnic Studies and Community Health. Since returning to the Bay Area, Cynthia has been seeking growth and love through conversations about structures of power, capitalism, inequality, and community. At the Housing Rights Committee, Cynthia seeks to build grassroots power in the Richmond District.

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Alicia Sandoval is the Counselor & Organizer of the Mission District & Spanish Speaking Community for The Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco. Born and raised in San Francisco’s Mission District, Mexican-American (Chicana) and bilingual in English-Spanish; Alicia has over 20 years of experience working in the community. She has experience in advocacy, community & union organizing, and providing services. As a native San Franciscan, Alicia is invested in fighting for the rights of tenants, against evictions and displacements in the community she grew up in. Si Se Puede!

 

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Connie Casey provides  Administrative Support at HRCSF and is also a Volunteer Counselor.

 

 

 

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Frederick Martin is a Tenant Organizer in Project Based Section 8 buildings. Email: frederick@hrcsf.org

 

 

 

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Joy Lee is the Community Organizer for Housing Rights Committee Richmond office. She takes on community development issues in Sunset, Parkmerced, and Kirkham Heights to bring more power to the communities.

 

 

 

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William Zaldana is the Section 8 Advocate. He assists San Francisco Tenants who have section 8 or project based section vouchers. He specializes in the assistance of tenants regarding rent increases, reasonable accommodation, and informal hearings regarding the SFHA. In his free time he enjoys reading, traveling, and exploring different cultures.

 

 

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Leslie Dreyer is an Anti-Eviction Organizer and Artist in Residence for The Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco.  Email: leslie@hrcsf.org.

 

 

 


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Yelena Bolshakova is the Russian speaking counselor at the Richmond office. Yelena believes that helping one person might not change the world, but it could change the world for one person.

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Brad is the Anti-Eviction Organizer with Housing Rights Committee and focuses on organizing tenants to fight displacement and expanding HRCSF’s tenant leadership model.  He started at HRCSF in December 2016 after running a rent control campaign in the City of Alameda where he lives.

 

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Matthew, (415)947-9085 and (415)703-8644, is the Richmond and Mission District Tenant Counselor. He sometimes does all of the things but usually just does some of the things. 

 

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Molly Goldberg is a Coordinator for the SF Anti-Displacement Coalition. Email: molly@hrcsf.org

 

 

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Becca is a Coordinator for the SF Anti-Displacement Coalition. Email: becca@hrcsf.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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