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.
2022 SAN GABRIEL VALLEY
WILDFIRE ADAPTATION VIRTUAL SUMMIT
The San Gabriel Valley’s hot, dry climate, sloped terrain, and large areas of wildland-urban interface make it vulnerable to wildfires. Because of this, it’s essential for us to take action in our communities and proactively work to prevent devastating wildfires. This July, SGVCOG launched its new Wildfire Adaptation and Prevention Outreach Program to provide wildfire education in the region This summit centered on community resilience and how cities can support adaptation to wildfires in the region as their frequency and impacts increase due to climate change. SGVCOG has brought together local fire safety experts, fire scientists, scholars, and other experts in the field to inspire and educate attendees.
2022 SGVCOG OPEN HOUSE EVENT
The SGVCOG will be hosting an open House on Thursday, April 28, 2022 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm to showcase our various transportation, capital projects, homelessness, and environmental programs. The event will be located at the San Gabriel Valley Corporate Campus at 4900 Rivergrade Road, Irwindale, CA 91706. Light refreshments will be provided and join us for an evening to learn about our various projects and network with San Gabriel Valley leaders!
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.
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.
City of Glendora First/Last Mile Demonstrations and Implementations - Steven Mateer
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.
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).
San Gabriel Valley Regional Housing Trust Overview- Caitlin Sims
Lifeark Innovative Building Solutions- Jennifer Kim
Los Angeles Prop. HHH Housing Challenge
Housing Trust Fund Ventura County-Linda Braunschweiger
Housing Trusst Silicon Valley's ADU Funding -Fathia Macauley
Lisc Affortable Housing Funding Programs- Alexandra Dawson
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.