Last month, Greenbelt Alliance was proud to collaborate with local partner organizations Livable Sunnyvale and the Santa Clara Community Advocates to host educational webinars as part of Affordable Housing Month. The topics covered, “Building Equitable and Resilient Climate Communities” and “Why is El Camino Real Good for Affordable Housing” drew nearly a hundred attendees, many of them local residents motivated to engage in dialogue around what it takes to secure an environmentally… Read More
On September 5, 2019, Greenbelt Alliance, Santa Clara Community Advocates (SCCA), and Livable Sunnyvale engaged more than 40 members of the public in a discussion on the future of El Camino Real in an educational event with presentations from local experts and a Q&A panel. El Camino Real is a 43-mile roadway that extends from San Jose to Daly City. This corridor acts as a central artery for many residential areas and… Read More
On June 11, San Jose City Council voted to include discussions of North Coyote Valley’s environmental future in the City’s upcoming general plan update. This is another important step on the path to permanently protecting this local treasure.
At an event co-hosted by SV@Home as part of Affordable Housing Week, South Bay housing advocates shared how they became involved, the challenges they face in their cities, and opportunities for smart growth in the Bay Area.
The Santa Clara Community Advocates released their shared vision for Santa Clara’s El Camino Real Corridor, laying a path for smart growth in the city. Paired with their walking tours, they’re taking important steps towards building a better future for their city.
Community members and advocacy groups came together to urge the Santa Clara City Council to make smart choices about growth along El Camino Real. This is an ideal opportunity to bring homes people can afford to a bustling transit corridor.
The Santa Clara County LAFCO denied the City of Morgan Hill’s Sprawl proposal which would have destroyed agricultural land in the City’s Southeast Quadrant.
Santa Clara Community Advocates, Planning Professionals Helping Decide El Camino Real Corridor’s Future
The Santa Clara Community Advocates met with local planning professionals to discuss their vision for the future of the city’s El Camino Real. This community advocacy group is helping shape the future of this important transit corridor.
Coyote Valley plays a crucial role in recharging the San Jose’s groundwater resources. It’s incredibly important to protect this piece of essential green infrastructure from potential contamination.
Passing Measure T to protect green infrastructure like Coyote Valley will help keep Silicon Valley’s water supply safe from contamination. Coyote Valley, as undeveloped land, is the largest easily-protected area of Santa Clara County’s groundwater system.