Candidate Forum

Board of Supervisors, 2nd District

Tuesday, September 20, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, In Person

Thrive, in partnership with other nonprofits, is hosting a series of candidate forums to elevate the most pressing issues of nonprofits and their communities in San Mateo County.

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors oversees county departments, programs, and property, with an annual budget of over $3 billion. 

Candidates: Noelia Corzo and Charles Stone

Hosts: Thrive Alliance and Choose Children

Partners: Age Forward Coalition, Center for Independence of Individuals with DisabilitiesSan Francisco People Power, Leadership Council San Mateo County, Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council, Caminar and Youth Leadership Institute.

All districts have changed since the 2020 census report and the redistricting process that followed. District 2 includes the cities of San Mateo, Foster City, and most of Belmont (excluding the southeast portion).

Thrive Alliance is a non-endorsing and nonpartisan organization, and Choose Children is a non-endorsing and nonpartisan effort.

*Register for location details.

*Masks are recommended during the event.

*Spanish interpretation is available on zoom.

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Noelia Corzo has lived in District 2 for nearly her entire life and is deeply committed to the community. She is the product of local schools and obtained a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology from San Francisco State University before beginning a career where she served foster youth, worked as a community organizer in support of affordable housing and immigrant rights and is currently supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities as a social worker for a nonprofit organization in San Mateo County. She is the daughter of working-class immigrants and has vast personal and professional experience with the many services our county offers.



Charles Stone, San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) Director, City Councilmember, and two-time Belmont Mayor is a proud native of San Mateo County and a graduate of Hillsdale High. As County Supervisor, Stone offers experienced, results-oriented leadership to protect the quality of life for residents of Belmont, Foster City, and San Mateo during these dynamic times. Stone champions safe, vibrant, and transit-friendly communities for local families through his leadership on SamTrans, where he leads regional efforts to maintain clean air and reduce the impacts of climate change by promoting public transit and traffic management strategies. He is a passionate advocate for affordable workforce housing, public safety, and vibrant neighborhoods that are safe and family-friendly.


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