As a community we are facing many challenges that affect our families, our relationships, and our economy. We are concerned with unemployment, homelessness, mental health issues, racism, and inequality. Yu-Ching Pai has fought against these abuses and understands the challenges we face. That is why he will work hard on real solutions that will help us move forward. He will work for:
Yu-Ching Pai will work with community leaders in advocating for a structural reform that ensures a proper and rapid law enforcement response. He will fight to protect the rights of victims. He will fight to ensure the criminal justice response is fair, unbiased and non-discriminatory
An adequate use of justice that guarantees fair criminal justice processes for victims of domestic violence, and hate crimes against communities based on their ethnicity, culture or religion.
Hate crimes, domestic violence, acts of abuse, harassment, and discrimination, towards any community creates social conflicts and impacts our quality of life.
Pai will work for the development of social programs that educate the community in identifying and preventing the different types of violence to which they may be subjected to. It is time to work together to ensure that the law works for the community.
We all have the right to feel safe in our homes and on the street, protected from crime, drugs, gangs and violence. It is time for a safer district.
For this reason Pai will improve police community relations, fight for sufficient police manpower, and equal language access at Police Precincts.
To address the concerns of Police abuse, Pai will advocate for swift independent and transparent investigations holding officers accountable for their actions.
This ensures that there is respect for life, preserving the integrity of both people and police officers.
Multilingual Center Access Point
Our district has stunning cultural and linguistic richness. Different languages can no longer be a barrier to accessing services and community programs that improve our quality of life. Language accessibility needs improvement to facilitate city, state, and federal programs and social services that provide support to our community. .
Pai will work hard to create multilingual service centers, where the community can count on the support and guidance of government services to assist with their needs easily and efficiently.
He will also fight for free training in the use of technological translation applications for the community. Work to develop and expand easy access applications for our seniors and English challenged community. Access to these services will make life easier for community residents.
Seniors are our heritage, and they helped build our community. It is urgent to provide them quality services. Yu-Ching will work on expanding affordable housing services for low-income seniors. He will also fight to strengthen and expand social programs and centers for the elderly. He will support and help create senior facilities that provide comprehensive quality health care services, food, psychological care, and recreational care. He will also advocate for an enhanced training program for primary caregivers so they can better respond to the needs of the elderly.
In the midst of our flawed public school system, we urgently need quality education. That is why Pai is committed to the development of real and effective educational strategies that help children and young adults to have better educational standards. Pai will work hand in hand with teachers and institutions for after school programs with virtual and face-to-face tutorials. He will also fight to maintain the SHSAT, and the development of programs that increase the quality of educational services, Pai will fight to provide free quality prep-programs to prepare for the SHSAT, to facilitate access to secondary schools with specialized programs.
Also, he will fight for the implementation of mentoring and financial aid advisory programs that can be further developed in schools and public libraries. Pai will fight to develop a youth employability program in alliance with small businesses and commerce in general to further aid our young generation.
Economy and Small Businesses
As a Certified Public Accountant currently working with more than 800 small businesses in the city, Yu-Ching knows first-hand the problems and needs that owners, workers and their families face every day, who continue to suffer due to the pandemic and the increase in state regulations. That is why Pai will continue to expand the program of free financial consultancies and seminars, ensuring that businesses have access to financial relief services, grants and access to government contracts, which will make it easier for them to prosper and create new jobs that will benefit the community.
He will also fight for more opportunities for the economic recovery of residents by establishing a council of entrepreneurs, where they can receive free advice to open and formalize their businesses. It will also promote the development of business fairs where local businessmen can advertise their products to residents, promoting the revitalization of our local economy.