Dec 01 by jason

Support TransForm on ‘Giving Tuesday’

  Today is “Giving Tuesday.” It might not generate the same amount of fanfare as Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but for the past three years, Giving Tuesday has been kicking off the charitable side of the holiday season by harnessing “the potential of social media and the generosity of people around the world to…

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May 23 by jason

An Interview with Sara Marcellino of TransForm

As advocates for street safety and supporters of alternative transportation, we at GJEL try to align ourselves with local non-profits actively working to influence public policy and make our community better. One of the organizations we frequently contribute to is TransForm. In the interview below, TransForm’s Development Director, Sara Marcellino talks a little bit about…

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Dec 21 by jason

Help TransForm reach their fundraising goal before the end of the year

With the end of the year fast approaching, our friends at TransForm are trying to set themselves up for success in 2013 by raising $75,000 to help them continue their pursuit of creating world-class public transportation and walkable communities for everyone. The Bay Area non-profit organization has been working to influence policy and develop innovative…

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Dec 13 by Beckley

An interview with TransFormCA program director Nora Cody

TransFormCA is one of the leading voices in transportation reform in the Bay Area. Based in Alameda county, TransForm operates on a number of levels, both in the community as leaders of the Safe Walks to School movement, and through advocacy work in the local halls of power. They are also one of the five…

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Oct 04 by Beckley

Community organizations making Bay Area streets, kids, safer

Today when I cross an intersection, I still hear my parents, baby sitters and teachers telling me to “look both ways.” Those three words were reinforced by people around me throughout my childhood and now it’s as ingrained in my behavior as eating with a knife and fork. Education comes in many forms, and many…

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