- Homeless - Identify and implement long-term solutions to combat homelessness in Antioch, to get them off the streets, out of the encampments, out of the cold and wet of winter and heat of the summer. Work with the Community Outreach Center on E. 18th Street and other churches and non-profit organizations. Use all of the $500,000 the Council set aside last year. And no more hiring consultants!
- Increased Home Ownership - Partner with both the private and public sectors to create a clear and achievable path for greater home ownership in Antioch.
- Sustainable Development – Take decisive action to create sustainable housing and community development. Transit Villages surrounding and near the BART Stations, preserve hillsides, and protect habitat and the Sand Creek corridor.
- Complete Mix of Housing Types - Ensure Antioch has a complete mix of housing types so our residents can remain living in our city throughout their lives.
Creating opportunities for affordable housing, shelters, and programs to resolve the homeless crisis in Antioch.
Working one relationship at a time, Gabriel has been working with the homeless community for many years. He has made it a life choice to keep constant contact with the people that are struggling and he understand firsthand the challenges of being homeless.
"It's amazing how you can connect with people when you take the time to listen and ask questions. I have my own personal experiences that challenged me in my life and I want people to know that there is hope."