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I’m Chuck Cantrell, a new donor and new board member of Committee for Green Foothills. As a father, I’m committed to protecting local nature for my children and future grandchildren. I’m thrilled to be able to do my part in supporting this vital work as a donor and now as a board member. I hope […]
We won our campaign thanks to Community Advocates Leadership Academy By Morgan Aitken-Young, Community Advocates Leadership Academy Class of 2016 My family has a long history of civic leadership. My grandfather, Don Aitken, was one of the founding members of Committee for Green Foothills. In 2015, I was 25 years old, wanting to make a […]
Over 80 people took action and sent a comment letter on the Young Ranch residential project’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (see our previous post for details). Let’s thank the City of San Jose for the in-depth comments it also submitted with their concerns about this project. As with our comment letter, the City takes serious […]
I’m a member of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. I want to thank Committee for Green Foothills for bringing our community together to stop billboards from popping up along highways on San Mateo County land. P.S.S.: Thanks to the Committee for Green Foothills board, all gifts made before May 1 will be doubled […]
I’m a local farmer and a big fan of Committee for Green Foothills. I wanted to share a great story with you about Measure H, Gilroy’s first urban growth boundary measure. My group, Gilroy Growing Smarter, partnered with Committee for Green Foothills last year to protect the farmland we all love. P.S.: Thanks to Committee […]
Join us at the Earth Day Festival and Great Race for Saving Water on April 22 from 9am-3pm. We are happy to be a partner on this regional Earth Day celebration with the City of Palo Alto and many other organizations. There are many ways to enjoy this event: EARTH DAY FESTIVAL: Expect a full […]
We just released our 2016 annual report and I’m thrilled. Check out my video if you want to learn more. To celebrate, our board of directors has put up a $20,000 match. All gifts made during the month of April will be doubled! Make yours today.
Santa Clara County hillsides are at risk. YCS Investments is at it again with yet another proposal to develop Young Ranch. Send a comment letter on the Young Ranch residential project’s Draft Environmental Impact Report by Sunday, April 9. This project threatens the integrity of San Jose’s greenbelt by setting an alarming precedent of allowing […]
Thanks to the generous gifts of our board members, we have a $20K matching gift for the month of April. That’s right, all gifts made to Committee for Green Foothills this month will be doubled (up to $20K)! To support our work in protecting local nature, and gift your gift matched, make a donation today. […]