Michael on the Issues

Addressing the Homelessness Crisis

Homelessness has increased throughout Sacramento, but progress in our city has been slow. Navigating the bureaucracy to access critical services is complex, and that’s only if homeless individuals know where to go. To reduce our city’s unsheltered population, Michael will:

Building More Affordable Housing

In Sacramento, housing costs continue to skyrocket. Rents are rising and owning a home has become out of reach for too many families. Year after year city leaders have fallen short of producing the housing our community needs, only worsening the crisis. On the city council, Michael will:

Investing in Youth

Michael Lynch has spent his career helping our youth graduate high school, go to college, and get the workforce training they need to access good-paying jobs. Michael knows the future of our city is in our young people. On the City Council, Michael will:

Creating Safer Communities

When Michael was in college, he lost a friend to gun violence. Michael understands we need to do more to prevent crime and make our city one of the safest cities in America. By working with the city and community leaders, Michael will:

Recovering from COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated many historical inequities, from widening the academic achievement gap to increasing financial stress for Sacramento’s families making it harder for small businesses to start and stay open. On the City Council, Michael will: 

See Michael Speak About Important Community Issues