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City of Daly CityCandidate for City Council

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Juslyn Cabrera Manalo

Councilwoman / Community Manager
26,748 votes (43.73%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods: Improved Public Parks,Get Healthy Initiatives and Reinstating Fire Engine 95
  • Youth Development & Senior Services: Invest in Youth Programs & Enhance Senior Services
  • Create more affordable housing both ownership and rental and Implement a Comprehensive Local Recovery Action Plan for families, workers and Small Business.



Profession:Vice Mayor | Community Engagement Manager
Community Engagement Manaager, Brookfield Properties (2018–current)
Councilmember, Juslyn Manalo was elected as the first Asian/ Filipino American woman to serve on Council . — Elected position (2016–current)
Board of Director, Bay Area Water Supply Conservation Agency — Appointed position (2017–current)
San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee Memberf, San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee — Elected position (2020–current)
Community Engagement Associate, Forest City (2014–2018)
Bill Sorro Housing Program Coordinator, Veterans Equity Center (2009–2014)
Community Service Worker, Veterans Equity Center (2001–2009)


School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement at San Francisco State University Masters of Public Administration (M.P.A.), Public Management (2014)

Community Activities

Board of Director for Nonprofit, Senior Disability Action (2015–current)
President, Filipino American Democratic Club of San Mateo County (2018–current)


Juslyn Manalo was raised in Daly City and has deep roots in serving the community from a young age. Being raised in the multi-ethnic city of Daly City has given Manalo a deep appreciation for diversity. Juslyn is a true advocate for social equity. She is raising her son 22 month old son Ethyn with her husband.

Early in her career, she became a Community Service Worker providing direct service to the Filipino World War II Veterans. Juslyn also managed the Bill Sorro Housing Program (BiSHoP), a program that helped low to moderate income families, find, defend and sustain their housing. Currently, she is a Community Engagement Manager, building partnerships to create community development opportunities such as affordable housing, jobs, open space, and youth development.

She was an appointed Personnel Board Commissioner for the city of Daly City , was previously chairwoman for the SamTrans Citizen Advisory Committee ensuring that local community voice is represented. She is also on the board of Senior & Disability Action, an organization that fights for policy locally and on the state level.    

Manalo earned her Masters of Public Administration, from San Francisco State University's School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement. She has also attained a Bachelor of Arts, in Asian-American Studies and a Minor in Women Studies from San Francisco State University.

Representation on Regional Organizations:

  • Bay Are Water Supply & Conservation Agency

  • North County Fire Authority

  • League of California Cities (statewide), and League of California Cities API Caucus (Board of Directors)

  • San Mateo County Recovery: Equity Group

  • ABAG(Association of Bay Area Governments)

She currently sits on Daly City Committees:

  • Affordable Housing Committee

  • Colma BART Station Specific Plan and Development Committee

  • Development Committee

  • Ethics Committee

  • Jefferson Union High School District Committee

  • 2001 Daly City Station Committee

  • Seton Medical Center

  • Sister City Committee

  • Westlake Shopping Center

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • CA State Treasurer Fiona Ma
  • Supervisor David Canepa
  • Congresswoman Jackie Speier

Organizations (16)

  • San Mateo County Association of Realtors
  • North Peninsula Democratic Club of San Mateo County
  • AFT Local 3267 Jefferson Elementary School Federation of Teachers
  • San Mateo County Asian-Pacific Islander Caucus
  • San Mateo County Building Trades Association
  • Dem Fems of Silicon Valley
  • Peninsula For Everyone
  • San Mateo County LatinX Democratic Club
  • San Mateo Labor Council
  • San Mateo County Democratic Party
  • Daly City Firefighters Local 2400
  • National Union of Healthcare Workers
  • Sierra Club
  • Peninsula Young Demcrats
  • Filipino American Democratic Club of San Mateo County
  • California Apartment Association

Elected Officials (10)

  • CA State Treasurer Fiona Ma
  • United States Congresswoman Jackie Speier
  • Senator Scott Wiener
  • Assemblymember Marc Berman
  • Assemblymember Rob Bonta
  • Assemblymember David Chiu
  • Assemblymember Phil Ting
  • Speaker Pro Tem Kevin Mullin
  • Speaker Anthony Rendon
  • CA State Controller Betty Yee

Videos (2)

— October 28, 2020 October 5, 2020 Paid for by: Daly City Firefighters PAC# 1055231 Re-Elect Juslyn Manalo for Daly City Council 2020

Track Record to Support Families, Community and advocate for Affordable Housing

Re-Elect Juslyn Manalo for Daly City Council 2020 — October 28, 2020 Juslyn Manalo for Daly City Council 2020

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