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August 16, 2018

Advocates in the Central Valley, including the members of the Stanislaus Sustainable Communities Coalition, submitted comments on draft amendments to

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August 16, 2018

The inland Central Valley in California faces high transportation and housing costs, which puts financial stress on families. Learn more about 

August 15, 2018

Advocates in the Central Valley, including the members of the Stanislaus Sustainable Communities Coalition, submitted comments on draft amendments to the City of Modesto General Plan.

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August 15, 2018

Early this summer, The National Partnership teamed up with Assemblymember Reyes’ Office and a group of resident leaders known as Soar IE to conduct a community engagement project building on the team’s walk audits. Muscoy is an unincorporated rural area in San Bernardino County that is comprised of 98% Latinx families. Approximately 98% of Vermont and Muscoy Elementary students need Free and Reduced School Lunch Programs.

August 15, 2018

Early this summer, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment released a report analyzing the links between CalEnviroScreen 3.0 scores and race/ethnicity and age. CalEnviroScreen is a database tool to evaluate the burden of environmental pollution on communities.

August 14, 2018

The deadline for ATP Cycle 4 has come and gone, and just shy of 300 applications were submitted (check the updated log at the CTC website to see the breakdown).

July 5, 2018

In California’s Central Valley region, the National Partnership is working in the counties of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Fresno. Housing and transportation costs in Central Valley often exceed 70 percent of income for moderate income households.  The lack of affordable transportation options puts stress on families. In addition, the region struggles with poor air quality.

June 14, 2018

Bay Area voters have passed Regional Measure 3 by 54% across the nine counties of the Bay Area. The National Partnership endorsed RM 3, which will increase revenue from bridge tolls to support $4.5 billion in investments needed to improve quality of life and will connect BART and other commuter rail services, including via Safe Routes to Transit.