Activism

05/02/2017
At the end of April, advocates from aross California came to Sacramento for our annual Transportation Equity Summit and Advocacy Day, co-hosted by TransForm and the California Bicycle Coalition (...
James Martin Perez Work
06/29/2016
The Bay Area has no shortage of amazing teenagers.  I should know.  I work daily with youth in six Alameda County middle and high schools who lead efforts to make their schools safer and...
Photo credit: Noah Berger
Bianca Taylor Headshot
03/11/2016
A college education should be priceless, not pricey. That’s why we’re very excited to be partnering with the great people at GJEL Accident Attorneys to help Bay Area students involved in their...
Jenn Lavelle Headshot
03/08/2016
Like many nonprofits, the majority of TransForm's staff is female. In many ways, though, TransForm is a special place for women. Our deep focus on equity coupled with our exceptional work-life...
Photo: Joel Aguiar
Joël Ramos Headshot
03/02/2016
*Update: In April 2016, the City of Oakland passed its first housing impact fee. We are immensely proud of the collective work that led to this new policy, which will leverage millions of dollars to...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
02/23/2016
The controversy around the lack of diversity among Academy Award nominees has been hard to miss, especially given the Oscars’ airing during Black History Month.  The criticisms of this year’s...
12/17/2015
This week, TransForm is sprinting to the finish line. Starting Monday, we shared one story a day (via email) from the incredible people who have become a part of our work to create a better...
Jennifer West Headshot
11/19/2015
This blog was originally posted on PolicyLink's Equity Blog here. Last month, I attended PolicyLink's 2015 Equity Summit, a three-day conference drawing advocates from Ferguson to New...
09/21/2015
Mary Nichols and Vien Truong have a few things in common. In addition to being powerful leaders in the movement for a more fair and healthy state, both women will receive TransForm’s 2015 LIVE...
07/29/2015
“It takes a village to raise a child,” the saying goes.  But I’ve learned it similarly takes a community to effect change.  I realized the power of collective action as a student at De...

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TransForum is the blog of TransForm, California's leading transportation advocate. For more about our work, including ways you can take action and contribute, visit TransFormCA.org.