Tuesday, July 28, 2015

(7/28) LONG TIME ELECTION INSPECTOR QUIT

BREAKING NEWS:

Dear Freedom West Residents and Shareholders,

I heard it from the grapevine (just like weeks earlier I heard that Mohammed Soriano-Bilal was going to void the election if results don't turn his way) that Rick Lewis, our independent election inspector, was approached by Soriano-Bilal to conduct tonight's illegal RECALL election.  Instead of participating as he normally obliged, Mr. Lewis not only refused to engage, but indicated he will never ever do any Freedom West elections again, ending his 20+ years relationship with our co-op.
Rick Lewis, 2011, in less tumultuous days, but the start of craziness
I could definitely understand how Mr. Lewis feels.  He felt his impartial independence got compromised by consistent interference from the Board and Kalco Management in the election process that only he normally controlled.

Rick Lewis is an experienced election inspector who has been giving co-op education classes and conduct multiple board elections throughout California and the Bay Area.  He knows whether an election smell right or not, but he was restricted by instructions given by boards, i.e. the board presidents.  Mr. Lewis normally opted out of the legal interpretation business but make sure the election procedural mechanics going as instructed and non-contestable as much as possible.

Throughout the past two years anyone of knowledge could see the Soriano-Bilal Board had consistently flouting the Freedom West Bylaws that could put its actions and decisions to legal challenge.  Mr. Lewis could see through it but it's not his role to question.  I saw in recent elections, whether that of board or of loan votes, Freedom West had placed tremendous demand and strain on him that compromise his integrity and credibility.  The loud ruckus caused by Kalco employee Daniel English last Saturday evening during vote count was more than he could bear.

Involvement in potential lawsuits is the last thing Rick Lewis wanted.  Tonight's illegal Recall election is the last straw that breaks the camel's back.  What it amounts to is that Mohammed Soriano-Bilal is essentially call into question Rick Lewis's management throughout this entire past election and disputing the validity of the impartial inspector's certified election result.  Rick Lewis resigned rather engaging to give credence to another "election" that reeks of foul odors.

What's going to happen tonight?  Would Mohammed Soriano-Bilal go to pick any so-called "independent election inspector" off the street to do his bidding?  Or will Kalco Management cooperate with him just the way they conducted his "poll" on the Rehab/Redevelop vote?

We all knew how it turned out - full of deceits which they tried to hide but couldn't because of my photo evidence, with San Francisco police showed up to spare.
Kalco Properties Attorney to Me
Kalco wanted me to take the incriminating photo down and resorted to legal threat the moment I refused.  Will we see that sort of duplicity repeat again tonight?  With "Board/Management" cooperation? (I will forewarn the Fillmore Northern Station about this RECALL vote tonight lest Mohammed Soriano-Bilal managed to produce a rowdy scene just like last time).
The chaos in 5/21/15, with police in the middle, was largely the Board's doing
Just remember, in the end of the 8-page diatribe against me he said "When you come to the board meeting, if you find chaos, arguing and confusion, I would PUSH FOR A RECALL!" Well, he doesn't have the patience to wait for that.  He's doing it the other way around.  He is PUSHING FOR A RECALL and invite ample opportunities for "chaos, arguing and confusion", may be even get the Freedom West security into the act.  Who knows what kind of deals he could concoct up this time.

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Below is a reply email I received from Mr. Rick Lewis:
Mr Tse;
I want to be clear that I have not been asked to oversee a Recall Election, not have I refused to take part in a recall.
The reason I am stepping aside from monitoring the elections at Freedom West is due to this type of misinformation being distributed.
There has been too much of this in recent elections, and my role as an impartial party is compromised when false statements are attributed to me.
Rick Lewis
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The reason I could not check out all the facts with regard to Mr. Lewis is that his normal practice is to communicate with incumbent board presidents only.  As I said, I heard the news from the grapevine.  I'm glad he corrected part of what I said, and I welcome Mr. Lewis to correct any other parts of the above posting.  (David Tse)

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(7/28) What Happened After the Election: Soriano-Bilal Strikes Back




Monday, July 27, 2015

(7/27) Curtis Oler our new board member: Inspiration

My email 6 hours earlier
My name is with the White House info mail list.  Today I received this email that featured Haben Girma, a disability advocate who was honored by President Obama at the White House.  That Ms. Girma is deaf/blind is especially touching and relevant to Freedom West because one of our new African-American Board Member, Curtis Oler, is also blind.  He was an accomplished attorney before blindness struck him.

As mentioned in his election flyer, he was licensed to practice in the Supreme Court as well as with various federal circuit courts, among other accomplishments.  In this election, he stepped up for us in spite of his disability.  He had gone out his personal shell so should all of us able-bodied ones.  Curtis is an inspiration for all of us Freedom West residents and shareholders.  All of us should step up just as he did to do whatever we can to save our community and to build it to a great one.   Click freedomwestdave.blogspot.com on what Curtis had done with the new board over the weekend and for Haben Girma’s statement about social attitudes with the disabled.
Haben Girma greeted by President Obama
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Last Saturday (7/25) the new Humble Board members attended a San Francisco Co-op Town Hall at the African-American Arts and Culture Center to learn about co-op finance and shareholders rights/responsibilities.  It was presented by the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC).  The Humble Board is quick to learn and the first to serve.  We walk the talk.  As exhibited in our flyers, we mean business.

Unfortunately I hadn't seen any other Freedom West board members or candidates came to learn from these free classes.  They all heard about it from a previous board meeting, but they chose to skip. In fact, I had never seen any incumbent board directors ever attended these training classes throughout the years.  When they didn't learn, they don't know how to be good directors in spite of their inherent abilities.  That's why it is so glaringly cynical for them to disparage the Humble Team and to Recall (kick out) these good people from the board today (7/28/15).

I hope the good people among you can show up at today's Freedom West Board Meeting at 7pm to support and to protect the Humble Board you just elected from an illegal and cynical RECALL organized by the incumbent board members who lost the election.  We cannot allow whatever contemptuous mob Mohammed Soriano-Bilal managed to put together to oust these good people and prevent them to serve you.
Felix Fernandez and Chong Park signed in
Blind Curtis Oler and wife Charlene all readied to learn
Charlene and Curtis Oler, David Tse, Felix Fernandez, Khorla Henry, Chong Park
Felix and Chong listened attentively
Reading materials
Curtis Oler, led by wife to the workshop on the floor below
NAHC Treasurer Linda Brockway
Learning Co-op Finance
Lunch, Baby!!
Curtis enjoying soul foods
In first impression, because of his disabilities, Curtis Oler looks slow and lackadaisal.  This is how our society, myself included, look upon disable persons.  It is a social attitude problem, as expounded by Haben Girma's statement printed below.

But you know how he is once he starts to talk.  He exudes knowledge, experience, and wisdom.  More importantly, he has a strong sense of justice and righteousness that combined with dose of indomitable fighting spirit.  I knew Curtis will be a great asset for this Freedom West Humble Board.  This is why I was sickened during election night when a losing candidate and former board member remarked when the election supervisor apologized for his bad penmanship on the board that it doesn't matter because someone can't see anyway.  This type of disparaging remark from a former board member is not acceptable.

Curtis is an inspiration for us all because he knew he would have to overcome attitudinal barrier by many Freedom West residents and shareholders as shown so openly by this former board member.  Every one of us should embrace him as he exhibit the courage, humility, and willingness to endure the belittling attitudes of the pessimists among us.  But you will find out he is an overcomer and one to respect not just for the accomplishments he had before blindness struck but for his will to go beyond his initial questioning of himself to serve all of us.  He knew Freedom West need to fix many things and as part of the Humble Board, he's going to do his part.

If Curtis Oler is willing to serve.  All of us have no reason not to.
Afternoon discussion session
Entertainment afterward
Audience joined in.  Curtis must be tire.  But he persisted.

Fun and learning, my favorite past times
These girls are very dedicated, teenage exemplars
Me, more social networking
Me, back to Freedom West.  Still got to worry about Recall organize by cynical people who don't want to learn and who think they know everything.
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STATEMENT BY HABEN GIRMA, DISABILITY ADVOCATE


The President shared a moving story of how, in the years before Congress passed the ADA, his father-in-law -- who had multiple sclerosis -- would sometimes hold himself back because he didn't want his disability to inconvenience others. With that story, President Obama reminded Americans that "We've got to tear down barriers externally, but we also have to tear down barriers internally."

As someone who has struggled against attitudinal barriers, I loved hearing our President encourage the world to view access for people with disabilities as a civil and human right.

As a deafblind student, I witnessed advocates using the ADA to change social attitudes. The National Federation of the Blind regularly referenced the ADA when explaining to technology developers why designing access for people with disabilities is a necessity and not some optional cherry atop the Silicon Valley sundaes. I heard how the National Association of the Deaf used the ADA to increase closed-captioning online, and how Disability Rights Advocates used the ADA to compel Target's tech team to make their website accessible to blind Americans.

Impressed by the success of the advocates, I felt inspired to join them. Back then, and even now, I encountered so many barriers in the digital world. Not because of my disability, but because of attitudes among tech developers that trivialize access for people with disabilities.

When I entered Harvard Law School, I encountered a serious question: How would a deafblind student succeed? I remember the first time I presented my communication system to a real-live lawyer. I felt many of the insecurities probably experienced by President Obama's father-in-law. Would the lawyer think I was somehow inconveniencing her or slowing her down?

Knowing the power of confidence, I hid my insecurities and put on a smile: "Would you mind typing on this keyboard since I can't hear you? I'll be able to read what you type on this braille display." To my surprise, she started typing.

I started to think that maybe, just maybe, I would survive law school.

Not only does the ADA make it possible for people with disabilities to obtain a world-class education, but it also empowers us to overcome our own insecurities in pursuit of our dreams. Two years after law school, through my work at Disability Rights Advocates, I helped achieve a legal victory in National Federation of the Blind v. Scribd, the second decision to hold that the ADA applies to e-commerce.

Twenty-five years after the ADA, advocates still encounter attitudinal barriers among tech companies that continue to insist that they don't have to provide access for people with disabilities. Given the necessity of accessing online services in today's world, all of us with disabilities will continue to turn to the ADA to tear down barriers.

President Obama leads our nation in the quest to remove external and internal barriers. I received the honor of meeting our President at the White House celebration of the 25th anniversary of the ADA. Even though he had never communicated with a deafblind person through a digital braille display and QWERTY keyboard, he gracefully switched from speaking to typing.

Through our conversation, I experienced the genuine warmth of our President, his attentiveness to people, his understanding of the value of technology in connecting people, and his sincere belief that people with disabilities, like his father-in-law, should never let attitudinal barriers stop us from pursuing our dreams.

Do you have stories of the ADA helping you tear down internal barriers, digital barriers, or physical barriers? Share your stories using the hashtag #OurADAStories.

Best,
Haben

Haben Girma
Skadden Fellowship Attorney
Disability Rights Advocates

(7/27) Soriano-Bilal and Gang Set Up Jim Crow

Dear Freedom West Friends and Neighbors,

As all of you should have read (except for those who don’t read English) the smearing letter written by Mohammed Soriano-Bilal as well as known about the Tar-and-Feather Session Bilal and Gang serve up the new Board Members tomorrow (7/28/15) evening at 7pm.  (The new board didn’t even has a chance to do anything)
Legal Meeting but Scurrilous Agenda

Bilal & Gang lost the election but attempt to do this to new Board Members


This Board Meeting is legal and must be held but the Recall agenda not.  Nevertheless I encourage all of you to attend to see what this Lawless Bunch up to.  The purpose of Bilal and Gang is to stir up trouble and confusion within the Freedom West community and to void the election they themselves forced to call by HUD.  They pre-planned all these trouble-making activities ahead of time for the contingency of losing this election, which indeed they had.

I am still writing about my analysis of the election and description of what came after.  I am going to out all of them.  It is a human and political drama to behold. Click freedomwestdave.blogspot.com for my blog-in-progress.

Even though what they are trying to do and achieve are cynical and illegal, go to that meeting still to observe what’s going on and see how this shameful page of Freedom West history unfold.  Make sure you won’t get manipulate by them though.

Good Luck to All of Us,
David Tse
Forever Fighting for You


(As you are reading, I’m still writing this blog, so it is still a work-in-progress.  Please check back for a more mature product.  The reason is that I still have to worry about the tar-and –feather meeting Soriano and Gang put together tomorrow evening at 7pm.  Also I added more to the last blog on my rebuttal to Mohammed Soriano-Bilal letter to all Freedom West shareholders).

Dear Readers,

This posting is a comparison between the traditional ballot direction and the new ballot instruction when the board inserts itself into the voting process.  Although on the surface the changes look innocuous, the result is a gross suppression of voter participation.

Throughout the years Freedom West elections are quite simple.  Ballot packages mailed out to all eligible shareholders, locked ballot box put on the front office counter when anyone can just drop off ballots into the box during office hours and with no office staff intervention.  For those who go to work early and come back late, they could merely drop the ballots into the off-hour office mailbox.  Office staffs just pick up these ballots and drop them into the front counter.  On election whoever hadn’t voted just drop their ballot into the box, which is now moved into the Rec Hall, or ask his acquaintance to drop the ballot for them between 5 and 6pm on election day.  No office staffs were involved on election day, election supervisor Rick Lewis conducted everything throughout his 20+ years in Freedom West’s service.  All elections were ran as smoothly as always, with no complaints of election frauds whatsoever.

Things changed two years when the Board and Kalco Management came on board.  Voting became more difficult.  The ballot box, instead conveniently put on the front counter, back at the back.  Many inconvenience were instituted that never were before.  Their purported reason is to prevent fraud and double counting.

Their reason is spurious because Rick Lewis, an experienced election inspector and an outsider, never thought voter fraud was ever a problem.  Double counting could never happen because the traditional verification process instituted by Mr. Lewis with the help of volunteer shareholders on Election Day made it water-tight.  Board and Management never ever got involved.  They are the one who have private interests at stake and cannot be neutral parties themselves.

The past two years things change, both the Freedom West Board and Kalco Properties Management were actively involved, in the voting process and into election politics.  (still writing)

ANALYSIS OF THE PRESENT ELECTION PROCESS

The election on July 18, 2015 is an unusual election.  Much of it is bought by the malfeasance of the Freedom West Board itself.  I could highlight it by comparing the text of the 2015 election direction with the traditional 2010 direction.

1.      Board Interference Into the Election Process
Traditionally the instruction was written by the third party election inspector Rick Lewis.  This time the direction was amended by the Board Secretary Thomas Ruffin, who is a candidate himself.  Although by law the Secretary can be the one who send out the election packages, but this process should be done operationally only and not creating rules to enhance his own re-election chances or deliberately stifle his opponents.

2.     Number of Open Seats
Normally the 9-members board is elected in a staggered three-year term in which 3 directors are to be elected each year.  This election has 5 between two duly elected members were illegally removed in a sham shareholders meeting held in early 2014.  Board President Mohammed Soriano-Bilal just ram through the hand vote in a haphazard way in which many shareholders don’t even know why they raised up their hands.  When they see other raising their they raised theirs as well.  This author was one of the removed board members.  He didn’t bother to protest because of the mob like atmosphere created by the Board President will make the protest futile.  Taking the Co-op to court is a more viable option but the author does not think it’s good for the community since the co-op is under HUD enforcement.  He just let illegality reigned.
Mohammed Soriano-Bilal then appointed Renita Mason and Arrenia Corbin to fill those seats.  It is the three normal seats plus the two appointed seats that should be open in the September 2014 canceled election

3.      Date of the Election
Traditionally elections should be held during September.  That this particular election is held in July 2015 is because it is a make-up election for 2014.  This election would not be held if it weren’t for prompting from HUD’s Enforcement Center.
The reason given by the Board and its attorney is that it is too busy concerning with HUD and loan refinancing.  The real reason is that it doesn’t want its hidden agenda from being derailed if new board members come in to disagree with its agenda.

The Busyness reason does not fly because the election is handled by a hired third party and not by the Board.  Is the Board Secretary saying he’s so busy that he cannot spend the time to campaign?  It’s like saying the President of the United States cancel the November election because he is too busy dealing with the Federal Reserve, ISIL, or the TPP.  It just doesn’t fly, because the United States had been holding elections in the midst of the Civil War and World War II.  Did Lincoln or FDR cancel the presidential election? No, because the U.S. is run by the rule of law.  Not so the Freedom West Board, it runs by the rule of men and the ruling Bylaws was consistently violated.  Freedom West is run by the rule of power.
The date in which this election is held is also suspicious.  So even for this make up election, the Board kept on dragging it to the very end.  HUD notified the Board to make up the September 2014 election in early 2015 but the Board managed to drag it to June.

Why June became July?  That’s because the Board got caught cheating.

Vice President Renita Mason wanted the board seat but did not want to run.  So the Board instructed the inspector just to list the normal three open seats held by Secretary Thomas Ruffin, Treasurer Samuel Shamonda, and Member Haddis Alemayehu for election.  However, this cheating act was caught by the author on a Friday before the election ballots got printed Monday.  Upon discussion with the Freedom West attorney Julian Davis and Inspector Rick Lewis the “mistake” was corrected to change the number from 3 to 5.
If matter left the way it is the election still would be June because election package still can be printed on Monday with the number changed.  But the weird part is that the Vice President did not sign up the candidate sheet earlier because the Board thought it could get away with the sneak.  If done correctly all the inspector say is that too bad because the nomination process is close already.  But no, power took over and the candidate nomination process started all over again to accommodate the Vice President, hence the one month delay.


4.     Board add in Jim Crow rules to keep itself in power (still writing)


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1st page of the 2015 Vote Instruction

2nd page of the 2015 Vote Instruction

page 2 of the old 2010 Vote Instruction. Note it's free of the restrictive provisions of the page 2 above of which I would call Jim Crowing of the Freedom West community.

CONTRAST BETWEEN THE OLD RULES AND NEW RULES
Black is the Old voting instruction and (Red is the New addition)


TO: THE MEMBERS OF FREEDOM WEST HOMES CORPORATION
FROM: RICK LEWIS, ELECTIONS INSPECTOR FOR THE CORPORATION (THOMAS RUFFIN, BOARD SECRETARY)
RE: ELECTION OF DIRECTORS, 2010 (ELECTION OF DIRECTORS)
 DATE: August 23, 2010 (June 17, 2015)

All members in good standing are entitled to participate in the election of the Board of Directors of Freedom West Homes Corporation. Three (3) (5) members of the Board of Directors are up for election this year (in 2010) (in 2015).
As of the date of this letter, there are 376 (352) members of the Corporation. For this election of Directors to be effective, at least 56 (53) (15%) of the members of record of the Corporation must participate in the vote.
The 3 candidates for election to the Board of Directors, who receive the highest number of votes, shall be elected (to three year terms) to the Board of Directors. (The candidate who receives the fourth highest number of votes shall be elected to a two year term. The candidate who receives the fifth highest number of votes shall be elected to a one year term. Please Note: This one-year term will end in September 2015 when the next Freedom West election is held.)

Instructions for Voting:
1. Mark an "X" next to the name of up to 3 candidates listed on the enclosed ballot.
1.      Do not mark an "X" by more than 3 names. If you place an "X" next to more than 3 names, your ballot will not be counted.
2.      Only vote once for each candidate. Cumulative voting is not allowed. If you mark more than one "X" by any candidate's name, only one vote by you for that candidate will be counted.

Instructions for Completing your Vote by Secret Ballot: Your vote must be by Secret Ballot in accordance with the procedures set forth below:
1.      Once you have voted, put your ballot into the smaller envelope which is marked "BALLOT" and seal it.
2.      Place the smaller envelope into the larger envelope and seal it.
3.      Fill out your name, address and unit number in the location indicated at the left side of the larger envelope and sign it where indicated. For your ballot to be valid, your name, address, unit number and signature must appear on the face of the larger envelope.
4.      Submit the ballot it as directed below. Ballots must be received no later than 6PM on September 25, 2010 (on July 18, 2015).

Jointly Held Memberships:
If your membership is jointly held, you have a right to split your vote, allowing each co-member to cast his/her vote. To do this, you must request a special Joint Ballot from the office.
Instructions will be included with the Joint Ballot explaining how to cast that ballot.
Instructions for Returning the Ballot:
1.     Mail the large envelope to Election Inspector Rick Lewis c/o Freedom West Homes Corp. at 820 McAllister St., San Francisco, CA 94102. Remember: mailed ballots must be received no later than September 25, 2010 (July 18, 2015) .
2.       Drop the large envelope into the designated ballot box located at the Freedom West Homes Corporation office between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Remember: if you decide to drop your large envelope at the Corporation Office, you must put the large envelope into the ballot box at the office by no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010 (July 17, 2015).
(PLEASE NOTE: A Shareholder may deposit no more than 2 Ballots into the Ballot Box. When depositing a Ballot in the Ballot Box, a Shareholder will be required to show identification, either the Shareholders certificate OR a form of California Picture Identification. If a Shareholder is unable to deposit his or her ballot into the ballot box, they should contact Freedom West Homes Office at 415-929-1011 and request that your ballot be picked up. You will be asked to show identification when your ballot is picked up.)

3.       Bring your ballot to the Freedom West Recreation Hall, 820 McAllister, on Saturday, September 25, 20l0 (July 18, 2015) between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM and place it in the ballot box. If you bring your ballot to the Freedom West Recreation Hall on September 25, 2010 (July 18. 2015), you must bring it before 6:00 PM. Ballots returned after 6:00 PM on September 25,2010 (July 18. 2015) will not be counted. (If you are not able to deposit your ballot into the ballot box on Election Day, please fill out the attached form authorizing someone other than yourself to deposit your ballot.)


Counting of Votes
The polls will close at 6 PM on September 25, 2010 (July 18, 2015). You must return your ballot (in a manner described above) to the Elections Inspector prior to that time. The Elections Inspector will count the votes at a meeting of the Board to be held at 6 PM on September 25, 2010 (July 18, 2015). When the polls close, the Elections Inspector will count the votes and inform members in good standing of the results.
Please note that no ballot will be viewed until 6 PM on September 25, 2010 (July 18, 2015). The large envelopes that you return with your ballot will not be opened until 6 PM on September 25, 2010 (July 18, 2015. When the polls close, the Elections Inspector will count the votes and inform members in good standing of the results.

Please note that no ballot will be viewed until 6 PM on July 18, 2015. The large envelopes that you return with your ballot will not be opened until 6 PM on July 18, 2015.) Therefore, DO NOT place any check to the Corporation, any notes to the Corporation or other documents into the large envelope.

Questions?
If you have any questions about the voting process, please contact Rick Lewis at ricklewis@sfo.com. (cooptaskforce@yahoo.com)

Sunday, July 26, 2015

(7/25) Mohammed Soriano-Bilal's Flogging Letter: My Response


All of you received an 8-pages letter that was intended to bash me by the outgoing board president Mohammed Soriano-Bilal and with his cohorts trying to overturn a legitimate election that went against them.  They are real sore losers.

I did a point by point and phrase by phrase rebuttal to those silly charges.  I spend the whole night without sleep but finally got them done.  Click freedomwestdave.blogspot.com for the finished version.  I knew many of you follow it when I hadn't even finish writing yet.

Oh yes, I and the Humble Team went to the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) training Saturday morning and early afternoon.  None of the Bold Team or their supporters went.  Guess they are too smart for the need to learn anything.  They just winged it as board directors.  Now you know why so many people think they screwed up.  And now they want to Recall us.  How ridiculous!
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Here's my response to the Flogging Letter of Mohammed Soriano-Bilal's flogging letter, point by point:  It is a letter full of lies, untruths, and distortions.
  This warrants a response or else people take it as true.This Tuesday (7/28) Soriano-Bilal is to create a mob to incite chaos at the board meeting to RECALL us.  So what out for that trick!!

Dear Shareholders,

I have been quiet for quite sometime (pretty much the whole time),
(for only 3 weeks, while I was quiet for a year and a half after unceremoniously and illegally Soriano-Bilal expel me from the Board in a sham shareholders meeting)
He while false rumors and defamatory blog posts have been spun around the members of the current board and me many times over.
(Name the false rumors and posts point-by-point.  I did not start my blog posts against him and his board until upon receipt of his trying to strip me of my Freedom West residency when I challenge him for his board position.)
This saddens my family, my friends and those who know the good work I have done in the Western Addition for the last 25 years, including the challenging work I led to move Freedom West Homes out of HUD default and enforcement.
(This I have to give it to him.  But is HUD enforcement really that bad, as he depicted?  I didn't get that in my personal conversation with DOE.  Freedom West worried more about the strange relationship between him and the trifecta Century Housing-Related-Citicorp.  How many and what kind of agreements Soriano-Bilal signed with them?  Why was he working only with Related?  How difficult was it to get the few million dollars from Century Housing when Related was so much interested in making Freedom West into luxury condos.  Citicorp is the one who arranged things with Century Housing.  Bilal didn't have to do anything but just tagged along.  If you say tagging along is what got us out of HUD, give credit to that tagging along.  Anyways, those loan will explode into our face in three years)
But I held my tongue. I held my tongue against the images of dead black bodies (this I feel very strongly about and will do a separate posting to talk about it) strung on bitter Southern trees (since pulled off David Tse's blog), photos taken of my neighbors (who and where are his neighbors whom I'd taken phots?)  without their permission, and the many allegations of communal harassment and deceit, some as jarring in their nature as a slap to the face (full of bulls).

We stayed quiet, so that the shareholders of FWH could take pride in an orderly board, not a dysfunctional board held captive by a few divisive directors (When was the last time you heard division?  Instead you got deaf silence). Do you remember the arguments (No, having some would be improvements), the inability to forward with HUD ? (at this point it's better to have HUD around)?
But for my belief in God (Give me a break, he believes in God?  A vengeful and vicious fellow?  A sore loser who wants to hang on his power for as long as possible), my spiritual well-being (Am I hearing that right?), and the community I love (He loves?  Man, I was begging him to run for board member five years ago and him no taker.  You don't know how many times I called him and he never answered.  In 2013 I practically had to drag him into running and of course, pushed for his victory through what.  Of course, getting votes for him knocking on doors for over ten days.  And what did I get?  Stabbed in the back.) , I can no longer remain quiet Regardless of your views on my leadership and the tough decisions (please tell us how tough.  We didn't get it in board meetings.  May be it's tough in secret.) the current board has made to facilitate a bright future for Freedom West Homes (Oh, yeah.  Nobody believes you.  That why you got voted out), please read what I am about to say with as open a mind (We wish you are as open mind as ours) as possible.

This is not an attack on David Tse, (Oh yeah?) this is me fulfilling my duty as board president to protect my community
Mohammed Soriano-Bilal

Disregarding Proprieties and Freedom West Bylaws

Being Board President is All That Matters to him
 (Freedom West residents are relying on me to protect itself from you.  Something you failed miserably in your almost two years as Board President).

Here are the facts:

1. DAVID TSE wants to be PAID on the backs of Freedom West Homes Shareholders
Don't be confused, while playing the role of humble community activist, David Tse
has approached a number of developers asking TO BE PAID personally for
helping them to acquire and redevelop FWH. Most recently, AAA AAA (I don't think the person wants his name out), founder of ZZZ Builder, a (I don't drag others into the mud)

No qualm about dragging other people through the mud
Developer, sent me this email describing David Tse's request for compensation for helping to secure FWH for ZZZ:
Mohammed.
We appreciate your update on the ongoing process with Freedom West. As you know, we
have had several meetings with David Tse who has been advocating for change. We were
brought into this project by XXX (don't think they wanted to be smeared either) with whom we have a very close relationship and with whom we are currently developing approx. 900 units near the Wherever Island. (I did have conversations with that developer, mainly to offer a credible alternate to Soriano-Bilal land selling deal which will destroy Freedom West)
Based on our conversations with David as well as yourself, we remain interested in doing our best to assist you and your community with exploring how to optimize your resources. You have an extraordinary property in a great neighborhood. My partners and I enjoy the challenge of understanding complicated situations to create healthy vibrant neighborhoods. You have a great start with your existing community. (That's a pretty good company.  You all got to thank me)
To give you a quick recap of our understanding at this time, David has asked us to meet
with him a number of times over the past year or so to keep the process moving forward. (You can't say I'm not working hard even as I go kicked out by Mohammed Soriano-Bilal is a shameful sham board meeting.  I fought for Freedom West way before Soriano-Bilal.  I won't quit for sure.)
Clearly he has an interest in seeing positive change of some kind. We have asked him
multiple times to include the board of directors in the conversation, as they are the legal
voice of your Community.  His feeling is that the board has multiple perspectives and that
his commitment is to "see something happen ". He does not believe the current board has
the wherewithal to provide the necessary leadership to realize the vision of redeveloping
the properties. (Definitely, I saw they are short-sighted and having no imaginations whatsoever)
We explained that for us to get involved we would ask that the Board appoint a point person for us to work with in order to facilitate communication. When asked who we would be working with, he implied that he would be this person (Never said that, since they kicked me out illegally). For the sake of clarity, and to avoid any misunderstandings. I asked if this position would be compensated by the Board or by the project. David implied that it would be preferable that he be paid by the project itself. (What's he talking about?  However, I do think and still am considering about going into Kickstarter to start a social entrepreneurial company on creating an innovative business model that build Freedom West into a model community.  When others see how well we are doing it, the company would ask us to help them to develop the same way.  Yelp, my goal is to build our co-op into a GREAT COMMUNITY.  Won't you like that?  Let's do it together!!!  Now that's creativity.  I made it Very Clear I don't want to paid by them.  Me, their employee?  No way.  Buddy. We are going to be our own Developer.  Everybody got that?  We're gonna be our own boss!)
On April 27th David asked us (that's the date we all picked together) to participate in a meeting at XXX to introduce ourselves to your community. (I asked Mohammed and the Board to invite them in the evening.  They just want to deal with one Developer.  I also ask other developers contact them so.  No, the Board ain't interested.  If the Board was so stubborn not inviting more choice.  I'll invite Freedom West to see them.) We did, and were surprised that no Board members (I never promised any Board Members.  In fact, I didn't expect them to show up at all since they were quite wary about me.  I put posters everywhere.  But I encouraged Khorla Henry to show up, I may have talked to Gideon Tesfaye, Haddis, and Sam as well.  Guess they got stuck with Related.  Khorla wanted to go but still couldn't take off from work.  It's 2pm.  Dude.  Accommodating those companies could not accommodate Freedom West people.  Everybody got to go to work.  Besides, most people were occupied with the Loan Vote that evening.) were present.
However we had an engaging conversation with those members who attended. David can
tell you who was present. (Yelp, sure appreciate those hardcore people who wanted more than one choice.  Hooray!!)
Yesterday David asked us to make copies of a flyer for distribution inviting your membership to a community meeting on May 18th. It had XXX and YYY named as presenters. KKK and I (they were busy in another meeting) indicated to our assistant that we are not comfortable making a presentation (never indicating that to me.  I just told them do the same thing as in that afternoon, showing how friendly and creative they are.  Nobody has a concrete plan.  We all know that.) representing that XXX/YYY have a plan of any kind at this time.  It is very premature. We are very happy to meet your board and your community at anytime, but are not in a position to suggest any planning or conceptual ideas at this time. Thus we asked him to remove our name (In my flyer what am I going to do?  Saying it's a company from Mars?  Besides, their names already got advertised previously for the afternoon downtown session.  Doesn't make sense.  Everybody, that shows I have the spine not to grant a silly request like that and a puppet for nobody.  People, I said Freedom West will be protected as long as you're seeing me walking around.  Did the Board have that spine?  No, they got dragged and dragged by Related.  In fact, that's the plan the Board was considering was I was still with them and considered as the most realistic.  I said Hell No!!!  I don't want to be any part of it and am glad I'm not with them them for such Sell-Out plan) from the flyer.
I received an email from him this morning canceling the anticipated meeting next Monday. (That's because Mohammed Soriano-Bilal and Kalco wasn't cooperative, putting obstacles one after another for that meeting, requiring me to deposit money and insurance.  Are they crazy??  That's how indebted they are to Related!!  By the way, this incident showed how lawless Mohammed is.  That meeting was supposed to be a shareholders petition and Mohammed Soriano-Bilal is required to call that meeting so that people in Freedom West can meet an alternative choice than Related's ghetto concept.  I worked very hard, knocking on doors and got slammed in the ground by that White-Shirt Guy getting those signatures.  Two months later and he is still sitting on his butt and disregard legal shareholders petitions.  He failed as a responsible board president.  He is the law all by himself!!!  Do you want that kind of Board President?  Hell No!!!)
We look forward to meeting your board members at you convenience.
Regards,
AAA
MMMM Street
San Francisco, CA (phone number)

Don't take my word for it, please call Mr. XXX (his number and contact info are at
the end of the email above) and ask him yourself. (Mohammed is losing his rocker, asking the entire Freedom West to bother a builder just for his vengeful satisfaction.)
Do you want someone whose only goal is to get paid at your expense, (Never at your expense.  He may be.  Why else is he so spiteful as to take away my Freedom West occupancy?  Did he get paid under the table.  Many people believe so.  At first I didn't take that thesis.  But after he send out that lying letter to kick me out of Freedom West.  I'm starting to believe it.  If not, what's his motivation for being so vindictive?) serving on FWH's board (Glad to serve you, protect you, and empower you)?
Do you understand what this might mean? If David Tse is paid by the developer (Dudes, we are the developer, not others.  All these year have you guys seen me beholden to anyone?  I'm a fighter, not stooges like those guys.  That's the part those on the Board hate about me, independent of them.  Developers, you would have to deal with David Tse, in an equal footing with you, and with Freedom West people.  That's why we have to learn, and be united together, and not flung around by anybody else), he is bound to act on their behalf (Haha, I heard from two board members that Mo' Bilal always do what the Related guy told him what to do.  And of course, those other Board Member had nothing to say because they are not in the loop and they'd got to present a facade to unity.  What fakes!!), not yours (What the heck Mohammed Soriano-Bilal's talking about?):
Relocate onsite? Forget about it
Stay in your home? Ha!
Build the best FWH for you and your family? No way.
As long as his pockets are lined by the developer, he will do what's best for them,
not you. (Yo! Actually money and mammon are dirty words for me.  And I hate corrupt people and fight them like hell.  The more I fight the more energetic I get.  Really having fun!  Alton Management got a taste of me.  Had anyone of you ever dared to take them on.  Only me!!!  Now Mohammed Soriano-Bilal is in my radar.  That's why he's scare and fights for his life.  He's going after me alright.  He spend Freedom West's money to paid that lawyer to go after me.  I'll just fight them barehanded.  No lawyers needed, and I am beating them.) Think about it and find out which shareholders have already made money off of FWH.

Just today, David Tse tells developer he's Board President and he's ready to get to work (he's also emailed the Supervisors and others that he's president) (Yelp, I follow the Bylaws and I'm the Board President according to Section 5.7 and Section 6.2.  My Humble Team followed all the proper procedures. Mohammed Soriano-Bilal doesn't.  He hardly take heed to any Bylaws because he's law by himself, a dictator.  He's just want to cling and cling onto his power regardless of the Bylaws, a genuine power hungry man.  He just want power, period.  I want power to do things, not for its own sake.  He wants power to pound his chest to show people he's the boss.  You all should see how he bossed over you.  Me and Humble Board, would NEVER DO THAT.  You power is slipping away.  Mo' Bilal.):
From: ZZZZ [mailto:(Holy Cow!  This Mohammed Soriano-Bilal is crazy!! putting all those people's names and email address and encourage the whole Freedom West to harass them.  Does he have any sense at all?  People better be careful doing business with him.)
Dear all: Had just received David's email (see below) and congratulation to him that he is now the Board President of Freedom West Homes. I will check in with him and see what is the next step of the re-development process.(Not re-development, girl.  You got it all wrong.  It's going to be a remake of the whole community.  Organize!  Organize!  Organize!  Developers just don't get it.  They just got stuck in their own ways.  Mine is the new way, a collaborative and co-operative way.  Not re-development!!!  I want People Power!!! People Power to protect ourselves, to go forward, and to make ourselves the best and strongest community nobody can take advantage of, unlike the weakling community Mo Bilal making us.  Into rentals, old age homes, selling our land or as their "revitalization plan" lease the land for 99 years!  What are you in 99 years?  Reincarnated?)
Best LLLL
LLL LLLL (She's a very nice lady and Freedom West will like her)
SENIOR MANAGER, CLIENT DEVELOPMENT LEADER
SUPERDUPER COMPANY
WONDERFUL STREET
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94xxxx
T (415) 123-4567
LLLL@SUPERDUPER.COM

The information contained in this communication may be confidential (Mohammed said confidential my foot), is intended only for the use of the recipient(s) named above (Crazy Mo' wanted the whole Freedom West knows about it), and may be legally privileged. (apparently it's not legally privileged to Mohammed Soriano-Bilal.  He just got it de-privileged) If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication, or any of its contents, is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful (What unlawful?  Crazy Mo' makes his own laws). If you have received this communication in error (guys, you got it not in error, Mo' Bilal makes sure you got it), please return it to the sender immediately (Since Mohammed Soriano-Bilal send it to you.  Return it to his house at Laguna Street) and delete the original message and any copy of it from your computer system (Don't worry.  You received it in hard copies from the fat envelope holding all eight pages.  But don't scan it though.). If you have any questions concerning this message, please contact the sender (Go contact Mad Dog Mo at the African-American Arts and Culture Center, 762 Fulton St. San Francisco, CA 94102).
From: David Tse [mailto:freedomwestdave@gmail.com] (That's me all right, working for you non-stop) Sent: Monday, July 20,20159~41 AM To: Dear Girl Subject: Freedom West Election
Hi Dear Girl,
My team won big during our election last Saturday (7/18/15). The win would be much bigger if it weren't for the vote suppression process (that's right, Mohammed Soriano-Bilal should be ashamed of himself, being the executive director of the African-American Arts and Cultural Center, completely oblivious of the Black People's struggle and tradition.  Shame on him!) instituted by the old board. My winning team, together with two incumbent board members on my side, are now in all officer positions. I am the official Freedom West Homes Board President (Read Section 5.7 and 6.2 and you understand why.  You've got to understand our Bylaws.  Apparently Mohammed Soriano-Bilal had none of it.  He's a certified rogue.) now.
With Regard,
David Tse
Board President, Freedom West Homes

2. Lies at the Community Poll
For the community poll, David and his brother Temple Tse spread the word (No way.  I'll sell out Freedom West just to get a decent conversation with that crazy brother of mine.  He's almost as nutty as Crazy Mo'.  They'll make good companies.) that our revitalizing our own community would mean the loss of homes for shareholders in the Freedom West He told people to vote for rehab, while secretly he was working with developers the whole time to redevelop FWH. (I have nothing to do with what my crazy brother did.  But give credit where it's due.  Freedom West should thank my brother for his fantastic feat.  He managed to alert the whole community against what the Board thought it could get away with murder.  Without him doing that, Freedom West could be in big trouble.  Hooray! Temple.  For once in your life you did something GREAT!!!  I'm proud of you.  Mohammed put his big debacle squirely on me.  No Mo', you got the wrong guy) I read the XXXX. letter at the community poll (Yes, He Was Mad Alright.  His well concocted plan foiled) and had a Korean gentleman translate it for the folks assembled. David Tse didn't protest or call the substance of the email a lie; he just smiled (No, I didn't smile.  I shrugged my should and was shocked at such cock-eyed email). He knew it was true (Hell No!  The person who send the email I believed was the right person.  But it's content?  Bunch of phooey.  He owe me an apology) and yet he had rallied (I wish I could be that influential.  He just bought this all on himself.  No one believed him.  Mo' Bilal's nose getting longer and longer.) a whole community behind a lie
(He's the one who lied, not me.  The next meeting after that lying letter of his Mohammed Soriano-Bilal lost all credibility with shareholders and got wack real hard by the attending shareholders and he deserved it. I thought his plan sucks from the beginning and am glad I wasn't part of that Board that condoned it.  That sucker of a plan landed hard on him.  And yet he's still dreaming about it.). See many times rumors are just as powerful as the truth.
He bent his followers' will toward his political goals, trying to discredit the current board (the board discredited itself), take their place and then, to his followers' dismay (people who backed his called for rehab) (I encouraged vote for Rehab so that his nuthead of a plan couldn't pass.  But he lied to his developer and say we want redevelop so that that sucker plan of his could go forward.  But letting you for a preview, my plan is the greatest plan alive and everybody will love it.  That was the plan I submitted to HUD to knock out his ghetto plan.  Of course, I like Rehab also, only if people could make it works.  It's the best outcome for everyone.  I have no confidence I could.), push for redevelopment (community building, dude.  I just knew you don't get it in spite of the fact I repeated a thousand times) One Korean gentleman's son approached me after the email was translated and said "David has been telling my father (father?  What father?  I recalled talking to mothers.  I told people his plan sucks as hell, which is obvious to all. This Mo better get his facts straight. You guys couldn't tell he got many facts wrong.  Sometimes I caught him but I rather shut-up.  I just shake my head in disbelieves) lies!" (What did I tell him and who?  He better calls me up.)
Call XXX and ask him. Any current board director can tell you of David's plans to work with a "Hong Kong developer," tear Freedom West down and replace it with hotels, stores and high-rises. (Dude. When did I say that?  I wish I know that Hong Kong developer.  How many current board director talked to me and for how long?  Have they heard it correctly or like most of the time, arguing with me.  One thing for sure.  I love ideas and love to brainstorm with everyone, including developers, board members, and you.  Come to me and talk about your ideas and I'll throw my ideas at you.  That's how I am and I like you to be that way as well.  I just love a smart community.) Again, don't take my word for it, don't look to David's blog for the answer, ask people, primary sources, who know the truth (What truth?  I don't even know what truth he's talking about?  Sometimes I don't even know the truth.  I just like to read, think, and have ideas.  Whichever ideas comes out best I rejoice.  Often times I created the best idea just by talking with anybody).

3. Conflict of Interest

Thirdly, David Tse was publicly removed (that's right, Mohammed Soriano-Bilal is an expert of putting people down and do public floggings) from the board for conflict of interest (I'm protecting Freedom West, even in that lawsuit.  Pushing for the least damage.) If you were not at that board meeting (and most shareholders weren't), just ask yourself why he was removed? (That was a shameless and illegal process anyone can challenge.  But I didn't think it's worthy of my time to fight those guys.) Or for that matter, why he didn't protest the removal (On that night, that man did it all wrong.  It was like a circus.  Why should I bother with that?)? David is known as a fighter, why would he back down? (back down?  I was shaking my head and thought the whole thing was ludicrous.  I was relieved that I don't have to deal with those folks and played that ghetto plan of theirs)
Unfortunately, I can't tell you, the case is sealed (Either he's a liar or a fool. This adventurer of a board president is putting Freedom West into jeopardy by repeating that case with the bogus "evidence" from Alton Management in that lawsuit case to evict me from Freedom West.  He opened it big and wide, a complete knucklehead move that those poor souls in the "shareholders panel" he concocted knew nothing about.  I can't believe he can be that stupid) But you can get those minutes (Number one, who's the lucky ones who could get minutes from office.  We only got the run-around to get documents.  The board tell us get it from office and the office tells us get from the board.  Second, I absolutely believe those minutes are useless because they did things behind closed-doors.  What minutes had they kept in those closed-door sessions into the Computer Center Saturdays and Sundays?  Did anybody remember the board ever discussed anything of value in any public board meetings?  They're more like imperial announcements.  Beside, those minutes are not real minutes anyways.  I always shake my head in every board meeting I attended.  That's why those folks have to go.) from office and find out for yourself (spoiler: you won't like it).

3. Fraud and Chong Pak (The fellow even got the spelling wrong.  Kudos to you, Mo')
During that same board meeting, board member Chong Pak (sic) was removed for
unexcused absences (This man is an unrequited dictator.  The director is either present or absent.  As adults as directors are, who needs his royal excuses, anyways. Actually, his nine-men board is a board of one or two or three.  As all those attended board meetings could attest.  The meeting is a one man show and all those other directors just sit there like ducks or occasionally, parroting the same line as the Great Dictator himself.  I was glad I wasn't up there all these months looking fools like those guys). The board of directors made it clear that the true reason for her dismissal was fraud. Chong Pak's sister was impersonating Chong Pak (How could one impersonate the other?  They don't even look alike.  May be to Soriano Bilal, all Koreans look alike.) Chong Pales ability to understand the board proceedings was too limited to serve effectively as a board director. So her sister sat at the board meetings (I believe her sister sits among the audience to be sure most of the time.  I told her to sit once at the table during one board meeting and Mohammed ordered her down after one minute.  He never paid anyone any respects. Once, that's all.  Never raised her hand to make any decisions.  Multiple meetings, with "s", forget about it) pretending to be her! As if other board members won't know.
Was her sister even a shareholder? It's like my sister (I would like what your sister looks like.  I'm sure she won't approve the way you behave.  If she's your older sister, I'm sure she'll give you a good talk-to.) showing up to conduct a board meeting on my behalf. David Tse admitted to most of the assembled board directors that he was responsible for the rouse (the trick, the game). He even
laughed about it(?) (Trick? From the very beginning of that 2013 election.  I told the Dreamcatcher Team I put together, which included Bilal himself that I want a Korean with City Hall connections to help us and have experience being board director, which Chong Park's sister had.  No objection was raised.  I thought that was a great idea and it still is.  So I'm doing it again.  You get two at the price of one.  This is the kind or bold innovations I witness so often in the Valley.  Unlike these fools who made a little operation like Freedom West running like a slumbering dinosaur resembling archaic operation conforming to Frederick Taylor's operation engineering mode that's completely out-of-date.  They tried to look dignified but looking more like damn Fools.)
The funny, or not so funny thing is that David Tse recently placed Chong Pak on his Humble Board ticket. Are these the actions of responsible person, a board director-to assist (I like to have assistant Treasurer, assistant Secretary, assistant Presidents; I encourage everyone to get involve, hence the Humble Board,
His Bold Team
 unlike his Bold Board, bold in lying, bold in telling shareholders to drop dead, bold in doing secret meetings, bold in harassing the rest of us, bold in looking into our financial privacy.  Some Boldness.  We want none of it.) in fraud (Fraud? I told everyone about it and proud of it.) and knowingly lie (What lie? I'm very upfront about it.  Freedom West has no depth and we need outsiders to help.  Unlike these fools who sit about and examine legal documents pretending to be Harvard Law graduates but ended up to have the managing agent flailing them around afterward.) about the false identity of a board director?

4. Voter Coercion (How could I coerce people against their free will?)
Last week the office received serial reports of voter coercion. Each complaint filed sited David Tse as a candidate telling voters not only who to vote for, but in some instances, filling the ballot out for shareholders! (Those voters trusted me in the first place.  They all waited for me telling them who to vote for.  Many couldn't read English.  Have these candidates written their statements in forms these foreign born residents could understand?  No, they are so racially insensitive.) In a few reports, community members witnessed David Tse checking off shareholders' ballots, stuffing the envelope and walking the shareholder to the office to deposit the ballot.  The office staff witnessed David escorting numerous shareholders to the ballot box. Again, don't take my word for it, call the office and ask people who know the truth. (For once Mohammed Soriano-Bilal tells the truth.  Unlike me, he never goes around the neighborhood to understand the residents and their problems.  I do.  I told these folks go to the people. 
They can't seem to do this

Or doing this
But no, they stuck around like secret societies and only to themselves.  That's why they treated shareholder so niggardly.  How did these folks got elected?  Without my support they could never win.  Last election Soriano Bilal got 130 votes, the most vote.  Without me he'll get less than 25.  Who the heck knew this Soriano-Bilal fellow or cared for him anyway?)
Are these the actions of a responsible person? (I got you elected, Mohammed.  But now, you're afraid the way you get out the same way you got in.  That's why you canceled last year's election.  Because you're afraid of the people.)

5. Harassment (Now look at who's harassing whom)
For many years now, long before I served on the board, shareholders have complained to the board and the office about harassing behavior from David Tse (Oh yeah?  Yes, there are some who don't like me.  But I have a pretty good percentage.  Until you come along and put out this lie letter to confuse them, lots of them like me.  They like me enough to elect a no-name like you.). Since I have been on the board, over a dozen reports (you and your cohorts set up report traps for me, dude) have come in about David's behavior-everything from his late night presence in hallways (even after the key audit) (What does key audit has to do with it?  Where's his logic?) to his insistence on entering shareholders' homes uninvited (I got in all invited.  They'll call the police or yell me out otherwise.  They treated me soda, cookies, kimchi, etc.  Eat your heart out.  Mohammed). These allegations have a long history, with new complaints being filed every week (many of which, due to their private nature, I cannot divulge in this letter). (Name them, Mo.  You made lots of them out, or made them out from fake reports.)  At board meetings, I have witnessed some of these behaviors first hand, like shareholders yelling at David to stop taking their photos. (I'm not taking their photos.  It's public forum, Mohammed.  You don't like me taking photos because photos are evidence to out your lies, as that in the Rehab/Redevelop votes.
They think they could get away with a sham poll after an aborted Rehab/Redevelop election
At first they didn't want to count.  But people demanded it.  Nevertheless, they put together an "executive session" to decide they gonna do "redevelopment" and to lie about it.  They don't need an executive session unless the vote has to do with some contracts they signed, which I believe to be the case
The photos caught you with your pants down, dude.  You don't want photos to put the shine on your cheating ways.) Some of these photos are then posted on his blog without the person's legal consent (Go read your law, Mr. Executive Director).  The board or directors is a semi-public group (What's that?), but shareholders' privacy should be protected. (Get the shareholders whom my blog violated their privacy tell me.  On which blog photo?) One would think this would be even more evident to a board director or someone campaigning to be a board director. Right?
As a father, it is my job to protect my family, to keep my 4 year-old-daughter safe. As board president it is 'my job to keep you safe, even if that means making difficult, in some cases, unpopular decision about your fellow community members. These decisions are guided by information, not by ego or anger (This fellow has lots of ego for sure).
Let's shift the frame of reference slightly:
He's Stereotyping Violent Black Men
» Imagine a large Black man, ringing your doorbell at midnight You stumble out of bed and check on your children sleeping in the adjacent room before moving cautiously to the front door. You peer out of the peephole only to see a large dark frame standing in your hallway! (Is that how he feels about Black men.  Hard to believe.  He better live in a white gated neighborhood.  Just unbelievable!  Being an African-American himself.) After a few more rings, and thoughts of calling the police and/or your kids waking, you hesitantly crack the door. Excitedly, the man rapidly explains his need for you to add your signature to a piece of paper on his clipboard. Fearfully, you say "No thank you," but he starts to enter your apartment anyway. You panic, unsure of what to do next (This Soriano-Bilal sure has a wild but distorted imagination)
 » Imagine this Black man repeating similar actions all over FWH for over a decade (Over a decade?  He must be Big Foot.  Man.  Black bogeyman again).
» What would happen to this Black man? Would you feel safe if you knew this man lived in your neighborhood, that he might ring your bell one late night? Think about it. (Man, I'll love to meet this Black man, invite him to break bread with me.  No wonder this Mo' is so schizophrenic and insular)
When shareholders discuss David Tse, they talk about a meek person, a diminutive man, who knocks on doors and is mostly harmless. But stereotypes work both ways-see David Tse as a large Black man and the same mostly harmless behavior becomes threatening and scary. For the people who have been harassed by David Tse, their allegations are not mild and meek They are people afraid, (Really?) concerned about the safety of their families and outraged by his behavior (They are likely those who glare and making racist jokes on me). This is a safety issue and it is the board's responsibility to keep the community safe. God forbid something happens on our watch.
If you have felt threatened by David Tse, please report it to the office (Here he goes again.  Set those hateful few to gang up on me.  You can't win all no matter how friendly you are).

6. Judged by Peers
On David Tse's blog he has made many claims against the FWH board, from
mismanagement to incompetence. (I didn't make fun of this board until now.  They fully deserve it for their viciousness and ferocity against me.) What he doesn't say is that we are board of
community volunteers, tasked full board duties and full-time job. We don't get
everything right, but we make a real effort to do right by our community. The
reason David's blog was so quiet for the months following his removal was
that the current board did everything David Tse and former board could not. (I was listening to their half-truths and wanted to bash them on their stupid plan but left them alone.  Partly also I'd got to come up with a good plan that experienced companies can see as viable.  Now I have it and Mohammed and his board are jealous.)
We ended the struggle with HUD (Again, HUD is not as bad as they claimed).
We ended the in-fighting and inaction (What infighting from which board and how long ago?  Is he having insomnia?  We need reasoned and meaningful discussion, not fake unanimity as we all witnessed.  Lots of those board members don't know what's going on because information kept secret even or given only to a few.  With no info, they're too embarrassed to speak out).
We moved FWH forward and out of default (You did it yourself or Related did it for you?)
Remember the last board David Tse served on? What was accomplished, they
ousted Alton? And then what? Nothing. (What? Give some credit to Rosie Bennett.  Even Gideon Tesfaye said so.)
We shareholders have short memory: We want a stable future, but we seek it
from folks who did nothing in the past but create chaos (Look who is creating chaos now.  Sore losers).
David has mentioned a Kangaroo Court in his blog, a court made up people unlike
him, out to make him guilty with no facts and no real process. Nothing could be
further from the truth.
Julian Davis is the attorney Mo' Bilal used to "investigate" me.  Here he ran against London Breed few years back for D-5 Supervisor.
 Our attorney and office worked (They are in cahoot all right.  Wasting all of our money on attorney fees for frivolous case to harass me) together to identify a group
of shareholders (many problems in the selection process.  These shareholders are their guinea pigs), not board directors, who could weigh in on the allegations against David Tse (part of allegations, which include sexual harassment and violence against management personnel, is knocking on doors and talking with residents in hallways.  This is standard practice in election campaign.  Julian Davis the FW attorney knocked on Freedom West doors when he ran for district supervisor.  Why didn't he advise Soriano-Bilal that campaigning is okay?  Instead he was the chief conductor of the prosecuting chorus on that 7/7/15 afternoon).
After I walked back into the the lions' den of "citizen panel" that appeared neutral but not (some members are innocent, some clearly dislike me and out to get me, especially the panel chairman)  Julian Davis passed out and repeated the litany of allegations against me that made me clearly guilty in front of these folks, acted more like a prosecuting attorney than a FWH lawyer.
 David actions are being reviewed by a group of his peers, not the board
of directors. (I didn't know about these "peers" until Tuesday 7/7 6pm.  Again, Soriano-Bilal is putting Freedom West into big trouble.  Anyone whose in the know understand it.  This Soriano-Bilal guy is dangerous to the community, completely irresponsible charging me for "sexually harrassing women", violence against management staff, etc.  Revisiting old court case.  He's a real nut and put Freedom West into more lawsuits when we are least afforded to do so.) Again, more lies.
Wow!  Look At All Those "Original 'False' Materials" against me.
At Freedom West Homes, we are diverse community and this committee is diverse,
with African-American and Korean-American members. Our attorney worked with
the office to make if fair (I really like to see a write-up of that "fair" process to see if it pass muster). Again, if David Tse was African-American, with this
country's history of black lives and criminality, he may have faced this committee
years ago (Holy, Toledo!  His impression on Blacks again.  He thinks Black Men are monsters, raping White women.  You know, those were the false charges those black men I got in my photo got hung for.  This fellow just don't get Black people's history.  I find that very offensive because I'm of the Civil Rights generation.  What an ignoramus!!) In fact, his actions have been reviewed by past boards (No kidding.  I like to know of those reviews.  Which boards were that?  The Bilal Board, Bennett Board, Pinckett Board, Brown Board.  This Soriano-Bilal fellow is pretty loose with facts). Again, don't believe me, go get ask the office for cases (He must have set up a small network of haters to find any excuses to set complaints against me.  So far I received four from the office and they are not much of any complaints in and of themselves.  I'll live with that good percentage since we have 1,000+ residents.  You can't win them all.) against David Tse (Settled with prejudice.  Mr. Board President.  You signature was on the settlement sheet.  You are off your bonker!  Do you realize it?).
Shareholders, we are stepping into unknown territory (Yelp!  This Mohammed Soriano-Bilal really sets us into dangerous unknown legal territory all right with potential lawsuits et. al.  All because he wants to hang on to his last sliver of power). Be wary of those who act like humble activists, they might actually be hungry capitalist. (No, No, No, buddy.  Are you in the hook with those capitalists where so many shareholders suspected you to be?) The decisions we
make now will most definitely affect our kids' and grandkids' lives (Definitely.  That should be the way to think about it.  Thank God!). You are responsible for the fate of this place and your family. Don't let it be exploited. Come to next meet:

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 7 PM
REC HALL

See first hand the group of uninformed new board directors, hand-picked by David Tse (I hand-picked Bilal in 2013 for the Dreamcatchers and all of his losing candidates back in 2011 in my Sunshine Team) to carry out his wish to profit off (Oh yeah, never in my blood.  I can't say about Soriano-Bilal though) your hard work, and voice your opinion . See if a guy who never done much outside of race-baiting (that is, using race to build chaos and confusion) (excuse me?), a guy with no job (I sacrificed myself for Freedom West because I'd seen it sinking), a guy who works to agitate and disrupt (What? If I actually disrupted their secret plan, I gladly take that honor.  Thank you very much.  I would like to know how though.), can guy who, by many accounts, may have rigged this last election

(Look at who's rigging the election procedure.  I'll leave it for another blog.  I beat them at their own rigged game, fair and square.  That was why whole group of them went berserk that night, pulling their hairs and torn their clothes like mad ancient prophets.  They congregated themselves out on the street to plot their next move, which you are witnessing now.  Creating chaos for Freedom West), can actually get something meaningful done. When you come to the board meeting, if you find chaos, arguing and confusion, I would PUSH FOR A RECALL!
Mohammed Soriano-Bilal is a Fool

They Lost.  But they want to invalidate your votes.



Using Kalco employees to put these Recall Flyers

To put on my doors and yours everywhere


Just to create chaos Tuesday 7.28
And I have to tape the election results for you

And tape right besides the Recall Flyer

But soon enough they got ripped out right away

(Mohammed Soriano-Bilal should be the one who get RECALLED, not the duly elected board members.  This guy is so vindictive.  As one shareholder said, "He off to Lunch".) So we can get this thing, this home of ours, right.  It is my duty to let you inform you, and now you can't say you don't know. Also don't turn to a unauthorized blog (It's exactly an independent blog that you need, not his lying official mouth piece.  If it weren't for my unauthorized blog, most of you won't know Mohammed Soriano-Bilal's blatant lies from authorized accounts, from him, that is.  Haha, shareholders wacked him so hard that night but he said "we were encouraged to hear from ....the shareholders."  We should give him more of those type of "encouragements".  Or "our community poll, has voted to develop, not rehabilitate, our own facilities"  Those are the type of lies "authorize" newspaper from Communist regimes put out, it shouldn't come out from any decent co-op).. or second-hand account for the truth (Big Brother's "truth", that is), come to the source (Ho Ho, those Kalco people handed out).

And they suppressed the truth (posted Certified Election Results real late and after the fact)

Management, in contrast to taping notices and Recall flyers everywhere and on every door, placed the certified election results only on the laundry room doors and rec hall.  Hardy anybody visit these places besides the few people who happened on it.  And they posted them late, only after one board member pushed them to do so.  

Wellness (I don't think his head is well at all),
Mohammed

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Original Mohammed Soriano-Bilal Letter Free of the Above Rebuffs

Dear Shareholders,

I have been quiet for quite sometime (pretty much the whole time), while false rumors and defamatory blog posts have been spun around the members of the current board and me many times over. This saddens my family, my friends and those who know the good work I have done in the Western Addition for the last 25 years, including the challenging work I led to move Freedom West Homes out of HUD default and enforcement.

But I held my tongue. I held my tongue against the images of dead black bodies strung on bitter Southern trees (since pulled off David Tse's blog), photos taken of my neighbors without their permission, and the many allegations of communal harassment and deceit, some as jarring in their nature as a slap to the face.

We stayed quiet, so that the shareholders of FWH could take pride in an orderly board, not a dysfunctional board held captive by a few divisive directors. Do you remember the arguments, the inability to forward with HUD?

But for my belief in God, my spiritual well-being, and the community I love, I can no longer remain quiet Regardless of your views on my leadership and the tough decisions the current board has made to facilitate a bright future for Freedom West Homes, please read what I am about to say with as open a mind as possible.

This is not an attack on David Tse, this is me fulfilling my duty as board president to protect my community.

Here are the facts:

1. DAVID TSE wants to be PAID on the backs of Freedom West Homes Shareholders
Don't be confused, while playing the role of humble community activist, David Tse
has approached a number of developers asking TO BE PAID personally for
helping them to acquire and redevelop FWH. Most recently, AAA, founder
of ZZZ., a TTT Developer, sent me this email describing David Tse's
request for compensation for helping to secure FWH for ZZZ:

Mohammed,

We appreciate your update on the ongoing process with Freedom West. As you know, we
have had several meetings with David Tse who has been advocating for change. We were
brought into this project by XXX with whom we have a very close relationship and with
whom we are currently developing approx. 900 units near the YYY.

Based on our conversations with David as well as yourself, we remain interested in doing our best to assist you and your community with exploring how to optimize your resources. You have an extraordinary property in a great neighborhood. My partners and I enjoy the challenge of understanding complicated situations to create healthy vibrant neighborhoods. You have a great start with your existing community.

To give you a quick recap ofour understanding at this time, David has asked us to meet
with him a number of times over the past year or so to keep the process moving forward.
Clearly he has an interest in seeing positive change of some kind. We have asked him
multiple times to include the board of directors in the conversation, as they are the legal
voice of your Community. His feeling is that the board has multiple perspectives and that
his commitment is to "see something happen". He does not believe the current board has
the wherewithal to provide the necessary leadership to realize the vision of redeveloping
the properties.

We explained that for us to get involved we would ask that the Board appoint a point person for us to work with in order to facilitate communication. When asked who we would be working with, he implied that he would be this person. For the sake of clarity, and to avoid any misunderstandings. I asked if this position would be compensated by the Board or by the project. David implied that it would be preferable that he be paid by the project itself.

On April 27th David asked us to participate in a meeting at XXX to introduce ourselves
to your community. We did, and were surprised that no Board members were present.
However we had an engaging conversation with those members who attended. David can
tell you who was present.

Yesterday David asked us to make copies of a flyer for distribution inviting your membership to a community meeting on May 18th. It had ZZZ. and XXX named as presenters. BBB and I indicated to our assistant that we are not comfortable making a presentation representing that ZZZ/XXX have a plan of any kind at this time.It is very premature. We are very happy to meet your board and your community at anytime, but are not in a position to suggest any planning or conceptual ideas at this time. Thus we asked him to remove our name from the flyer.

I received an email from him this morning canceling the anticipated meeting next Monday.
We look forward to meeting your board members at you convenience.
Regards,

AAA
AAA AAA
MMM Street
San Francisco, CA zip code (phone)
Don't take my word for it, please call Mr. AAA (his number and contact info are at
the end of the email above) and ask him yourself.

Do you want someone whose only goal is to get paid at your expense, serving on
FWH's board?

Do you understand what this might mean? If David Tse is paid by the developer, he
is bound to act on their behalf, not yours:

Relocate onsite? Forget about it
Stay in your home? Ha!
Build the best FWH for you and your family? No way.

As long as his pockets are lined by the developer, he will do what's best for them,
not you. Think about it and find out which shareholders have already made money off of FWH.

Just today, David Tse tells developer he's Board President and he's ready to
get to work (he's also emailed the Supervisors and others that he's president):
From: LLL [mailto:LLL email Sent: Monday, July 20, 2015 10:36 AM To: a list of names and emails Subject: FW: Freedom West Election
Dear all: Had just received David's email (see below) and congratulation to him that he is now the Board President of Freedom West Homes. I will check in with him and see what is the next step of the re-development process. Best LLL
LLLL LLL
SENIOR MANAGER, CLIENT DEVELOPMENT LEADER
SUPERDUPER COMPANY
WONDERFUL STREET
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 45678
T (415) 123-4567
LLLL@SUPERDUPER.COM
The information contained in this communication may be confidential, is intended only for the use of the recipient(s) named above, and may be legally privileged. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication, or any of its contents, is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this communication in error, please return it to the sender immediately and delete the original message and any copy of it from your computer system. If you have any questions concerning this message, ple.as e contact the sender.

From: David Tse [mailto:freedomwestdave@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, July 20,2015 9:41 AM To: LLL Subject: Freedom West Election
Hi LLL,
My team won big during our election last Saturday (7/18/15). The win would be much bigger if it weren't for the vote suppression process instituted by the old board. My winning team, together with two incumbent board members on my side, are now in all officer positions. I am the official Freedom West Board President now.

With Regard,
David Tse
Board President, Freedom West Homes

2. Lies at the Community Poll
For the community poll, David and his brother Temple Tse spread the word that our revitalizing our own community would mean the loss of homes for shareholders in the Freedom West He told people to vote for rehab, while secretly he was working with developers the whole time to redevelop FWH. I read the Build Inc. letter at the community poll and had a Korean gentleman translate it for the folks assembled. David Tse didn't protest or call the substance of the email a lie; he just smiled. He knew it was true and yet he had rallied a whole community behind a lie. See many times rumors are just as powerful as the truth.

He bent his followers' will toward his political goals, trying to discredit the current board, take their place and then, to his followers' dismay (people who backed his called for rehab), push for redevelopment One Korean gentleman's son approached me after the email was translated and said "David has been telling my father lies!"

Call AAA and ask him. Any current board director can tell you of David's plans to work with a "Hong Kong developer," tear Freedom West down and replace it with hotels, stores and high-rises. Again, don't take my word for it, don't look to David's blog for the answer, ask people, primary sources, who know the truth.

3. Conflict of Interest
Thirdly, David Tse was publicly removed from the board for conflict of interest If you were not at that board meeting (and most shareholders weren't), just ask yourself why he was removed? Or for that matter) why he didn't protest the removal? David is known as a fighter, why would he back down?

Unfortunately, I can't tell you, the case is sealed. But you can get those minutes from office and find out for yourself (spoiler: you won't like it).

3. Fraud and Chong Pak
During that same board meeting, board member Chong Pak was removed for unexcused absences. The board of directors made it clear that the true reason for her dismissal was fraud. Chong Pak's sister was impersonating Chong Pak Chong Pales ability to understand the board proceedings was too limited to serve effectively as a board director. So her sister sat at the board meetings pretending
to be her! As if other board members won't know.

Was her sister even a shareholder? It's like my sister showing up to conduct a
board meeting on my behalf. David Tse admitted to most of the assembled board
directors that he was responsible for the rouse (the trick, the game). He even
laughed about it(?).

The funny, or not so funny thing is that David Tse recently placed Chong Pak on his Humble Board ticket.

Are these the actions of responsible person, a board director-to assist in fraud
and knowingly lie about the false identity of a board director?

4. Voter Coercion
Last week the office received serial reports of voter coercion. Each complaint filed sited David Tse as a candidate telling voters not only who to vote for, but in some instances, filling the ballot out for shareholders! In a few reports, community members witnessed David Tse checking off shareholders' ballots, stuffing the envelope and walking the shareholder to the office to deposit the ballot The office staff witnessed David escorting numerous shareholders to the ballot box. Again, don't take my word for it, call the office and ask people who know the truth.
Are these the actions of a responsible person?

5. Harassment
For many years now, long before I served on the board, shareholders have complained to the board and the office about harassing behavior from David Tse. Since I have been on the board, over a dozen reports have come in about David's behavior-everything from his late night presence in hallways (even after the key audit) to his insistence on entering shareholders' homes uninvited. These  allegations have a long history, with new complaints being filed every week (many of which, due to their private nature, I cannot divulge in this letter). At board meetings, I have witnessed some of these behaviors first hand, like shareholders yelling at David to stop taking their photos. Some of these photos are then posted on his blog without the person's legal consent.

The board or directors is a semi-public group, but shareholders' privacy should be protected. One would think this would be even more evident to a board director or someone campaigning to be a board director. Right?

As a father, it is my job to protect my family, to keep my 4 year-old-daughter safe. As board president it is 'my job to keep you safe, even if that means making difficult, in some cases, unpopular decision about your fellow community members. These decisions are guided by information, not by ego or anger.

Let's shift the frame of reference slightly:

» Imagine a large Black man, ringing your doorbell at midnight You stumble out of bed and check on your children sleeping in the adjacent room before moving cautiously to the front door. You peer out of the peephole only to see a large dark frame standing in your hallway! After a few more rings, and thoughts of calling the police and/or your kids waking, you hesitantly crack the door. Excitedly, the man rapidly explains his need for you to add your signature to a piece of paper on his clipboard. Fearfully, you say "No thank you," but he starts to enter your apartment anyway. You panic, unsure of what to do next

» Imagine this Black man repeating similar actions all over FWH for over a decade.
» What would happen to this Black man? Would you feel safe if you knew this man lived in your neighborhood, that he might ring your bell one late night? Think about it
When shareholders discuss David Tse, they talk about a meek person, a diminutive man, who knocks on doors and is mostly harmless. But stereotypes work both ways-see David Tse as a large Black man and the same mostly harmless behavior becomes threatening and scary. For the people who have been harassed by David Tse, their allegations are not mild and meek They are people afraid, concerned about the safety of their families and outraged by his behavior. This is a safety issue and it is the board's responsibility to keep the community safe. God forbid something happens on our watch.
Ifyou have felt threatened by David Tse, please report it to the office.

6. Judged by Peers

On David Tse's blog he has made many claims against the FWH board, from
mismanagement to incompetence. What he doesn't say is that we are board of
community volunteers, tasked full board duties and full-time job. We don't get
everything right, but we make a real effort to do right by our community. The
reason David's blog was so quiet for the months following his removal was
that the current board did everything David Tse and former board could not.

We ended the struggle with HUD .
We ended the in-fighting and inaction.
We moved FWH forward and out of default

Remember the last board David Tse served on? What was accomplished, they
ousted Alton? And then what? Nothing.
We shareholders have short memory: We want a stable future, but we seek it
from folks who did nothing in the past but create chaos.

David has mentioned a Kangaroo Court in his blog, a court made up people unlike
him, out to make him guilty with no facts and no real process. Nothing could be
further from the truth. Our attorney and office worked together to identify a group
of shareholders, not board directors, who could weigh in on the allegations against
David Tse. David actions are being reviewed by a group of his peers, not the board
of directors. Again, more lies.

At Freedom West Homes, we are diverse community and this committee is diverse, with African-American and Korean-American members. Our attorney worked with the office to make it fair. Again, if David Tse was African-American, with this country's history of black lives and criminality, he may have faced this committee years ago. In fact, his actions have been reviewed by past boards. Again, don't believe me, go get ask the office for cases against David Tse.

Shareholders, we are stepping into unknown territory. Be wary of those who act like humble activists, they might actually be hungry capitalist The decisions we make now will most definitely affect our kids' and grandkids' lives. You are responsible for the fate of this place and your family. Don't let it be exploited. Come to next meet:

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 7 PM
REC HALL.

See first hand the group of uninformed new board directors, hand-picked by David Tse to carry out his wish to profit off your hard work, and voice your opinion. See if a guy who never done much outside of race-baiting (that is, using race to build chaos and confusion), a guy with no job, a guy who works to agitate and disrupt, can guy who, by many accounts, may have rigged this last election, can actually get something meaningful done. When you come to the board meeting, if you find chaos, arguing and confusion, I would PUSH FOR A RECALL!

So we can get this thing, this home of ours, right It is my duty to let you inform you, and now you can't say you don't know. Also don't turn to a unauthorized blog or second-hand account for the truth, come to the source.

Wellness,
Mohammed