REGIONAL FORUMS

The SGVCOG proudly hosts the Regional Forum series to bring together elected officials, city staff, and community leaders to highlight regional partnerships and efforts to develop sustainable solutions in addressing key challenges facing the San Gabriel Valley region.

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2021 SAN GABRIEL VALLEY WILDFIRE ADAPTATION VIRTUAL SUMMIT

As California faces serious effects of climate change with increased temperatures and longer droughts, many communities have also witnessed the increased frequency and intensity of wildfires. In partnership with the Southern California American Society of Landscape Architects, the SGVCOG held this Summit to invite experts, fire scientists, and landscape architects to discuss fire resilience strategies and provide recommendations for local jurisdictions to protect residents and communities from wildfires.

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2021 AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN & CITY IMPROVEMENTS WEBINAR

On June 10, 2021 the SGVCOG partnered with the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership to host the “American Rescue Plan (ARP) and City Improvements” Economic Development Webinar. Pasadena Economic Development Manager Eric Duyshart and Montebello City Manager Rene Bobadilla shared their cities’ plans for utilizing ARP funds to support fiscal recovery efforts. Additionally, Glendora Transportation Manager Steven Mateer and Pomona Development Services Director Anita Gutierrez shared their cities’ plans to remove or keep temporary downtown/neighborhood improvements after the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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2021 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEBINAR

"Rebuilding the San Gabriel Valley Economy"

COVID-19 has severely affected the hospitality and dining industry and other businesses across the San Gabriel Valley. In partnership with the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership, the SGVCOG hosted a webinar to provide recommendations and resources for San Gabriel Valley jurisdictions to support business owners and boost their local economies.

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2020 REGIONAL HOUSING TRUST & AFFORDABLE HOUSING FORUM

SGVCOG proudly presented its Regional Housing Trust & Affordable Housing Forum on Thursday, February 13, 2020. This event brought together elected officials, city staff, and community leaders to explore innovative housing projects and affordable housing funding mechanisms in California. Speakers and panelists shared innovative building practices, such as bridge housing, modular dwelling units, and micro-community units, and presented various funding programs that encourage developments of affordable housing units and accessory dwelling units (ADUs).

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2019 GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The SGVCOG proudly presented its 2019 General Assembly on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. This event brought together elected officials, city staff, and community leaders to address the future of the San Gabriel Valley. Additionally, the General Assembly highlighted regional partnerships and efforts to develop sustainable solutions in addressing key challenges facing the region, including transportation, homelessness, and the environment.