Since taking office she has championed issues as Affordable Housing, Wage Theft, Rent Control, and Minimum Wage. She has brought endless energy to the abatement of illegal dumping and graffiti hosting countless of community clean-ups with more than 4,000 hours of volunteer service for these East Side projects. This summer, she hosted a National Night Out event where 3,500 residents came out to enjoy an evening of zip lining, BBQ, meeting their local police officers, and other fun activities. Also, 1,000 students walked away with a backpack full of school supplies.
In January of this year, Mayor Sam Liccardo appointed her Vice Mayor of the City of San José, the first Councilmember from East San José in over 30 years.