Community Assessment Identifies Six Neighborhoods with Significant Barriers to Open Space Access


The Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority has released its Understanding Our Community assessment, which details barriers that prevent residents in its jurisdiction from going outdoors to enjoy nature and reaping its health and other benefits. The report identifies six neighborhoods where a greater concentration of barriers exists and deeper engagement is warranted to help ensure equitable access to parks and open space lands. Resident feedback at recent community meetings also helped to identify high priority open space and park needs in Santa Clara County.

Full press release

June 28, 2016
For media inquiries contact:

Alisha Maniglia

Communications Specialist
amaniglia@openspaceauthority.org