Author: Megan Fluke

A Toast to You, Just 12 Hours to Make Your Gift!
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A Toast to You, Just 12 Hours to Make Your Gift!

And now, a year-end poem from Executive Director Megan Medeiros: As we ring in 2-0-1-8, I’m looking forward to the year ahead; I can’t wait. If you haven’t made your year-end gift yet, There’s no need to worry, so please don’t you fret. This is just a reminder, there’s still time today. But 12 hours...

Give the Gift that Keeps on Giving #GivingTuesday
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Give the Gift that Keeps on Giving #GivingTuesday

It’s almost #GivingTuesday and we hope you’ll celebrate this global day of giving by watching our video and becoming a sustaining member today. Special thanks to James, Peggy, Rani, David, and all of our sustaining members who make our work possible through their ongoing support. Join them and give nature the gift that keeps on...

Tell the Trump administration to keep National Parks affordable for all
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Tell the Trump administration to keep National Parks affordable for all

Last week, the Trump administration proposed dramatic fee increases at 17 of the country’s most popular national parks, to be charged during peak seasons.  Fees for individual and group entrants would double from current rates.  The public has a 30-day window to comment on this proposed fee increase, which would take effect in 2018. Please...

Welcome CALA class of 2017-2018!
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Welcome CALA class of 2017-2018!

Meet our newest cohort of change-makers, the Community Advocates Leadership Academy class of 2017-2018. CALA’s goal is to stimulate the local climate of civic activism in support of environmental sustainability, public health, and social justice. This year’s program kicked off on September 9, 2017 at Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto, with Santa Clara County...

Thank you from the CALA class of 2017-2018
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Thank you from the CALA class of 2017-2018

THANK YOU! The Community Advocates Leadership Academy (CALA) class of 2017-2018 appreciates your support so that we might offer scholarships to all participants who requested one. Here’s what this year’s class had to say about your support: “I am very grateful for the opportunity to participate in CALA. I could not have done this without...

Congrats CALA Graduates!
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Congrats CALA Graduates!

The 31 graduates of the Community Advocates Leadership Academy (CALA) Class of 2017 celebrated their graduation on June 3. Graduates of all ages had taken 10 Saturday classes, one a month, to learn to make a difference in the environmental and social challenges of our time. “We had wonderful guest speakers,” said graduating student Doreen Villemaire....

Letter to the Editor: San Jose will benefit from protecting Coyote Valley
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Letter to the Editor: San Jose will benefit from protecting Coyote Valley

Check out Megan’s Letter to the Editor published in Sunday’s Mercury News: I recently came across a quote from a 1981 article we published in response to a development threat in Coyote Valley that was fought back: “We recommend that the city (of San Jose) work with industrial representatives to study Edenvale and other redevelopment...

Help Us Reach Our $40K Goal
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Help Us Reach Our $40K Goal

[thermometer raised=33394 target=40000 width=150px align=left alt=‘Thanks for the donations!’ trailing=false] 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...

Note From Megan On A “Day Without A Woman”
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Note From Megan On A “Day Without A Woman”

Dear Friends, Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 8, is International Women’s Day and a “Day Without A Woman” Strike. For those of you going on strike that day – all the power to you! It’s no secret that the local environmental movement has a super-majority of women as staff and volunteers. In fact, our entire staff at Committee...

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