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SMRR 2023 Annual Membership Convention

November 5th, 1:00 PM

On November 5, Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights will hold its Annual Membership Convention at Grant Elementary School starting at 1:00 p.m. in the cafetorium. At this meeting we will elect a Steering Committee to guide SMRR for the next two years.

You must be present to vote, and your 2023 dues must be paid. Dues are $35 per calendar year, $15 for hardship. New SMRR members who joined this year prior to August 7, 2023 are eligible to vote.

To be eligible to vote at this meeting, members from 2022 who still owe 2023 dues may renew by donating with a credit card online at by November 2, or by mailing a check in time to be received by October 29, to 2118 Wilshire Blvd., #832, Santa Monica, CA 90403 to vote at this meeting. Renewing online, or by mail ASAP, is encouraged as this will facilitate the check-in procedure.

If you are a member in good standing and would like to run for a Steering Committee seat, please send an email to [email protected] for nomination papers and more information.

The rules are simple. You must be a resident of Santa Monica, have paid your 2023 dues, and have been a member of SMRR for at least two years. You will need supporting signatures of 10 current SMRR members on an official nominating petition, which must be returned to 2118 Wilshire Blvd., #832 Santa Monica, CA 90403 no later than 5 PM on October 29.

SMRR relies on members like you to join with us in support of renters’ rights, affordable housing, strong environmental policies, and smart but not excessive growth. With your help we can protect and enhance our vibrant, diverse community’s future.



DATE:  Sunday November 5
TIME:  Sign in 12:30 p.m./ Begin 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Grant Elementary School in the cafetorium.

PARKING, ENTRANCE AND ADDITIONAL INFO:  Enter the Grant Elementary cafetorium from the school’s gate on 24th Street, which is at the back of the school and can be accessed from 24th Street off of Ocean Park Boulevard.

Parking on-site is very limited because the school’s parking and recreation area is also open to the public so please plan accordingly. There is street parking nearby.

Outdoor seating will be available at this meeting.

The school’s address is 2368 Pearl Street but the entrance to the meeting is off of 24th and Ocean Park Blvd.