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City of Santa CruzCandidate for City Council

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Steve Pleich

Nonprofit Board Chair
2,461 votes (2.47%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • a. I support the workforce housing program currently being developed by Sibley Simon in Watsonville. That program can be, and should be, considered as a local option. I also support the expansion of the pilot project presently being developed through
  • I support increased access to Mental and Behavioral,Health services and support.
  • I support creating positive lifestyle and housing outcomes for people experiencing homelessness in Santa Cruz and Santa Cruz County



Profession:Nonprofit Board Chair
Grant Writer, Association of Faith Communities Santa Cruz County (2013–2016)
Chairperson, Board of Directors, Mental Health Client Action Network (MHCAN) — Elected position (2015–2016)
Director, Homeless Persons Legsl Assistance Project — Elected position (2013–2016)
Steering Committee Member, Santa Cruz County Community Coalition to Overcome Racism — Elected position (2012–2016)
Sanctuary Steward, Save Our Shores — Elected position (2009–2016)
Suicide Hotline Primary Responder, Suicide Prevention Services of Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito Counties — Elected position (2008–2016)


Peninsula College of Law Bachelor of Science of Laws (BSL) and Juris Doctor (JD), Law (1990)

Community Activities

Steering Committee Member, Project Homeless Connect (2013–2016)
Chief Organizer and Volunteer Coordinator, Santa Cruz Community Thanksgiving Dinner (2010–2016)
Co-Chair Coordinating Committee, Festival del Nopal (2011–2016)

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