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Twelve Years of Helping Families in Need Through the Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot”

SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 24, 2016 – The largest timed Thanksgiving weekend race in the United States is once again off and running with nearly 25,000 people participating in the 12th Annual Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot” race to help local charities and those in need by supporting the Silicon Valley Leadership Group .. read more

On December 2nd, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Measure B Statement from Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino

“Measure B’s success is a tribute to the vision and values of Silicon Valley voters. We don’t whine about traffic problems; instead, we find winning solutions to our traffic problems. The component parts of Measure B are like a jigsaw puzzle, in which each individual piece is important, but how it fits together leads to .. read more

The Leader – November 2016

Click here to Read the Leader November 2016 When Voting, Don’t Stop at the Top By Carl Guardino, President and CEO Don’t Stop at the Top . . . Much has been written and said about a “crowded ballot” facing California voters this election season. With 17 statewide initiatives, two countywide ballot measures and – .. read more

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: The Leader by , , ,

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Teams Up with Hack Foster Care Coalition to Improve the Lives of Foster Youth

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Teams Up with Hack Foster Care Coalition to Improve the Lives of Foster Youth Local Tech Companies to Support Regional Initiative to Transform Foster Care System SAN JOSE – November 2, 2016 — Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation today announced a strategic partnership with the Hack Foster Care coalition of .. read more

On November 2nd, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

2016 Election Recommendations: State and Regional

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is a non-partisan, public policy organization which does not endorse candidates. However, we do take positions on ballot propositions and measures that impact our economic health and quality of life for Silicon Valley and the state. Listed below are our recommendations on several California propositions and regional measures on the .. read more

On October 7th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Mayor Liccardo, Supervisor Chavez and Santa Clara County School Board Members Celebrate International Walk to School Day With Focus on Benefits of Measure B

Measure B will bring $250 million toward improving bicycle and pedestrian safety, especially near schools, funding programs such as Safe Routes to Schools October 5, 2016 – As schools across the U.S. celebrate “Walk to School Day,” Santa Clara County officials, superintendents and community leaders are hosting a news conference to discuss the importance of .. read more

On October 7th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

The Leader – October 2016

Click here to read The Leader October 2016 Measure B will deliver the improvements we need with the accountability we deserve Chris O’Connor, Director of Transportation Policy With less than 32 days left until the election, we are now in the home stretch of getting Measure B across the finish line. November 8 will be .. read more

The Leader – September 2016

Click here to read The Leader September 2016 Health Care Innovation By Alexandria Felton, Senior Director Health Policy In Silicon Valley and around the state we have seen the rapid emergence of new health-tech companies. We believe that California has the competitive advantage to foster this emerging health-tech industry. Last year, investments in digital health .. read more

On September 1st, 2016, posted in: The Leader by

CTC Commissioner and Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino on CalSTA Funding for BART to Silicon Valley and Caltrain Electrification

August 15, 2016 – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group applauds today’s action by the California State Transportation Agency that will bring $20 million to Silicon Valley to continue critical work to extend BART through San Jose all the way to the Santa Clara Caltrain station. “Through Secretary’s Kelley’s commitment that the Administration is stepping forward .. read more

On August 16th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

The Leader – August 2016

Click here to read The Leader August 2016 Maintaining California’s Climate Change Leadership By Mike Mielke, Senior Vice President for Environment and Energy Since the 2006 passage of AB 32, the landmark Global Warming Solutions Act authored by then Assemblymember Fran Pavley, California has been a leader in reducing harmful air pollution, attracted billions of .. read more

On August 5th, 2016, posted in: The Leader by