EBLC News Updates

The East Bay Leadership Council is committed to providing timely communication to our membership. This is where you can find updates from our staff writers, highlights from our monthly newsletter, and messages from members.

The task force discussed the draft policy agenda, potential ballot initiatives, and heard a presentation from the local food bank team.

The task force discussed a landmark report focused on the bay area's shoreline.

The East Bay Philanthropy Awards will feature a keynote from Isabel Bueso and Betsy Biern.

The task force discussed the topic of underground storage tank cleanup and how current funding could be made more available.

Shell/MEF Run for Education on September 29, 2019, brought in $92,000 for the Martinez Education Foundation (MEF), while drawing 760 runners and walkers who competed in 5k or 10k events through downtown Martinez.

The Healthcare Task Force took time to discuss the concerns of physicians and the unique challenges they face in our public health systems.

The task force learned more about the water supply challenges facing the Santa Clara Valley and how the East Bay may be engaged in the long-term solutions.

In August, the Housing Task Force invited Kevin Zwick, CEO of the Housing Trust of Silicon Valley (HTSV), to present on how housing trusts can impact affordable housing.

In August, the Healthcare Task Force invited staff from We Care Services for Children (We Care) to present on intervention and prevention with infant-family and early childhood mental health.

The August EBLC Water Task Force featured a presentation focused on PG&E's Community Wildfire Safety Program, including the Public Safety Power Shutoff program.