My name is Agatha Bacelar and I’m running for U.S. Congress in San Francisco (CA-12). I’m a 27-year-old Brazilian-American immigrant raised by a single mom in the public school system. As an engineer and social justice advocate, I believe our political system must be more responsive to and represent

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Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
March 6, 2020 at 3:08 AM

If Your Dreams Do Not Scare You, They Are Not Big Enough

If Your Dreams Do Not Scare You, They Are Not Big Enough Running for Congress and losing is not a loss Our campaign didn’t earn enough votes to advance to the general election. It’s not the ending I dreamt …
Agatha For Congress · [email protected]
February 29, 2020 at 2:17 AM

We're in the final countdown to super Tuesday!

We're in the final countdown to super Tuesday! it's go time 🔥 Hi John, Last weekend we knocked on more than 5,000 doors and texted and talked to tens of thousands of San Francisco voters about our campaign. It was a beautifu…
Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
February 24, 2020 at 5:22 PM

What's a documentary filmmaker doing running for Congress? 📹

What's a documentary filmmaker doing running for Congress? 📹 You learn a lot from behind the lens 📷 Hi John, My degree in engineering and product design at Stanford included a course called “Designing Your Life". Students were asked t…
Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
February 4, 2020 at 1:55 AM

Agatha Bacelar profiled in The San Franciscan Magazine

Agatha Bacelar profiled in The San Franciscan Magazine "Because somebody needs to do this!" Hi John, Today The San Franciscan—our city’s version of The New Yorker—wrote a feature piece about our campaign. The magazine is sold in Bay A…
Agatha Bacelar, Agatha for Congress · [email protected]
January 30, 2020 at 5:14 PM

SF Stories: T and the reality of homelessness

SF Stories: T and the reality of homelessness View this email in your browser Hi John, It's a common refrain that today's politicians are out of touch with the concerns of everyday voters. That's why the Ag…
Agatha Bacelar, Agatha for Congress · [email protected]
January 21, 2020 at 12:31 AM

A video message sharing my MLK inspiration ✊

A video message sharing my MLK inspiration ✊ On hope, radical love, and being proximate View this email in your browser Hi John, This weekend I turned 28 years old. I've always been proud to share my birth…
Agatha Bacelar, Agatha for Congress · [email protected]
January 15, 2020 at 1:44 AM

The Democratic debates are tonight, and Dreamers are watching

The Democratic debates are tonight, and Dreamers are watching Trump inherited a well oiled machinery of immigrant criminalization View this email in your browser Hi John, At the last presidential debate in…
Agatha Bacelar, Agatha for Congress · [email protected]
January 7, 2020 at 5:14 PM

These microdocumentaries are < 3 minutes but feel longer

These microdocumentaries are getting proximate with SF Stories View this email in your browser Hi John, One of the core values of this campaign is being proximate (it's even the name of our Medium publicati…
Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
January 3, 2020 at 1:32 AM

A reminder it's always right to stand up for what's right.

A reminder it's always right to stand up for what's right. Fight the status quo with me! ✊ Hi John!   I spent New Year's Eve with a few dozen San Francisco politicos in New Orleans, celebrating a marriage proposal at the stro…
Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
January 1, 2020 at 12:59 AM

End of the year, end of the decade

End of the year, end of the decade So, what are you reading in 2020? 📚 Hi John! We've reached the end of not just the year, but a decade. If you're a reader like me, it's a time to look forward to some great lists of must-re…
Agatha Bacelar, Agatha for Congress · [email protected]
December 30, 2019 at 2:29 AM

Meet Louize, SF business owner and cancer survivor

Meet Louize, SF business owner and cancer survivor "The way the system is here...when you fall, you can fall really hard." View this email in your browser Hi John, Meet Louize, a voter in San Francisco. Sh…
Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
December 20, 2019 at 2:29 AM

In a democracy, we and not the DCCC should get to decide

In a democracy, we and not the DCCC should get to decide rage with us against the machine Hi John! This picture I took on a recent visit to Washington DC feels like a metaphor for the shakiness a lot of voters are feeling af…
Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
December 18, 2019 at 12:29 AM

Why I Support Agatha: Meet Amelia

Why I Support Agatha: Meet Amelia "Agatha gets it. And she thinks like I do and many young people do: we need real, substantive change across the democratic board." View this email in your browser Hello, Jo…
Team Agatha | Agatha For Congress · [email protected]
December 12, 2019 at 4:59 PM

Agatha Bacelar is on the ballot!

Agatha Bacelar is on the ballot! Mark your calendar for the primary election March 3rd, 2020 Hi John, Agatha Bacelar is officially on the ballot for Congress representing District 12, San Francisco! Click here to see Agatha …
Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
November 10, 2019 at 4:59 PM

Scientists are loudly warning us, and I'm listening

Scientists are loudly warning us, and I'm listening We need climate action, not politics and business as usual Hi John, Nancy Pelosi has held the CA-12 Congressional seat for longer than I’ve been alive. The world has change…
Agatha for Congress · [email protected]
November 8, 2019 at 5:01 PM

Congress needs more nerds

Congress needs more nerds this STEM-trained candidate isn't politics as usual This week we celebrate the birthday of Madame Curie - the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize - and National STEM day, a celebration of science…
Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
November 8, 2019 at 12:29 AM

Let's get money out of politics

Let's get money out of politics a representative for people, not corporate PACS Hi John, One reason I’m running for Congress against Nancy Pelosi is because, like many Americans, I want the influence of big money out of poli…
Agatha for Congress · [email protected]
November 7, 2019 at 5:13 PM

Get your AgSwag on

Get your AgSwag on Merch drop: shirts and buttons! Get your AgSwag on! You've been asking for this, so we are thrilled announce our very first merch drop! You can now order Agatha for Congress t-shirts and buttons! …
Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
November 6, 2019 at 4:36 PM

Let’s put healthcare on the ballot in March 2020

Let’s put healthcare on the ballot in March 2020 Marching with nurses for Medicare For All  Hi John, This past weekend I took part in a Medicare for All rally hosted by the Nurses Union. Together, we called on Nancy Pelosi t…
Agatha Bacelar · [email protected]
November 5, 2019 at 4:29 PM

🚨 I need your help!

🚨 I need your help! I need your help.  I've found an amazing campaign manager, but in order to hire her, we need to raise $6,000 this week. Hi John, I need your help. I've found an amazing campaign manager, but in order to …