With the continuous support from our partners we are able to care for the creek and educate those who enjoy its beauty.
The City of San José has provided many types of support, including grants, trash collection, supplies, and rangers. As a close partner, we continue to work on restoring the Coyote Creek watershed.
Downtown Streets Team provides homeless people with the opportunity to work in a team environment while providing social services and job training. We help to change the face of homelessness with volunteers working side-by-side.
The university’s students and faculty have been very involved in many academic projects related to Coyote Creek, including art, climate change, journalism, performance art, social equity, and more. Through this partnership, students have directly applied their classroom learning to a real-world project, leading to further understanding about the complexities of watersheds and social issues, and to develop applicable job skills.
Center for Community Learning & Leadership (CCLL) promotes service-learning , civic engagement , and internships , collaborating with faculty and students and community organizations, and has provided office space and many introductions to faculty and students.
The educational arm of this organization is the Living Wetlands program, where K-12 students are exposed to the whole of the watersheds through educational talks and field trips. We are partnering with this program to offer cleanups as a component of the educational activities.
The Sierra Club-Loma Prieta Chapter has advocated for a healthy environmental for all, and has a focus on water. Through our partnership, the Sierra Club has helped support cleanups, participated in many events, and continues to offer expertise in advocating for a healthy watershed.
South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition works on the South Bay watersheds, especially Los Gatos Creek and Guadalupe River through community action as cleanups, education, and science. We work closely on all things related to the South Bay watershed.