Rev Cary-Andrew Crittenden is a nationally recognized tenant rights activist and community organizer in the San Francisco Bay Area. Rev. Crittenden was intimately involved in advocacy and outreach to residents of Markham Plaza Apartments in San Jose, California with issues such as tenant organizing, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, policy reform, etc.
Crittenden also donated food and clothing to residents, computer equipment, books, time and much time, care and constructive energy,
Primary concern for residents in time period leading up to 2012 EAH Housing scandal was management’s harassment and oppression of Markham Plaza residents, hostile living environment and management being non-responsive to tenant concerns.
Besides tenant rights advocacy, Rev. Crittenden has worked to reform the criminal justice system, social services and has advocated for rights of homeless and people with disabilities. Crittenden is well known for peaceful conflict resolution and resolving neighborhood and community disputes and bringing people on opposing sides together.
Crittenden’s work has led to implementation of changes in California State Law, policy reform to San Francisco Bay Area police departments including San Jose and Palo Alto and has been invited as honored guest speaker at Stanford University.
His educational videos on Santa Clara County judicial corruption are shown to law school students and his name is often brought up to police academy students regarding “how to handle citizens who know their rights”
He has also facilitated the resignation of several government officials in California and Arizona. Additional legislation is said to be pending in California and Illinois.
More links, and resources and references:
Santa Clara County California Government Conspiracy Exposed Police Falsified Reports to frame Whistle blower Cary Andrew Crittenden
He can be reached at 650-701-3202