Santa Clara County 2.0

In just 12 hours, we should know who will represent us on the Board of Supervisors for the next four years. Regardless of the outcome, I am proud of the campaign we have run, and I’ve been inspired by all the wonderful people we’ve met and the ideas we’ve shared for how to help our …

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Teresa Announces Plan for Improving the Economic Security of Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Gonzalez (408) 673-8371, Jim@TeresaAlvarado.com SAN JOSE — Teresa Alvarado, candidate in a July 30th runoff election for District 2 Santa Clara County Supervisor, has announced a comprehensive plan to improve the economic security of women in Santa Clara County. Alvarado’s plan involves five key strategies: > Ensure equal access to …

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What’s at stake

If you are a likely voter in District 2, you have been inundated over the past few months with mailers, phone calls, lawn signs, and advertisements. While my opponents are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to misrepresent me, my record, my party affiliation, even my family’s history of service to the community, I have also …

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Teresa on Public Pensions

Government works best when it unites everyone around the common good. That will be a hallmark of my approach as a County Supervisor, and it will be incredibly important because we have some tough issues to confront. Unless we are prepared to make tough decisions and ask for shared sacrifice, the people’s work will not …

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Teresa Announces Bold Plan for Violence Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Gonzalez (408) 673-8371, Jim@TeresaAlvarado.com SAN JOSE — Teresa Alvarado, candidate in a July 30th runoff election for District 2 Santa Clara County Supervisor, announced a comprehensive plan to improve public safety and reduce violence in the community. Alvarado’s plan involves six key strategies: > Mobilize the community > Expand access …

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Our Number One Priority

As a County Supervisor, I see our mission to protect the public as our number one priority. The County has unique authority to prosecute criminals in the criminal justice system as well as a unique responsibility to direct the health and social service network to prevent crime. As a native of District 2, I remember …

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Statement on Marriage Equality

As a lifelong advocate for civil rights and a supporter of marriage equality, I am thrilled by the Supreme Court’s decisions to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act and uphold Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. Our country was founded on the principles of equal opportunity and individual freedoms, and this bold …

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