Valley Vision Projects

Since 1994 Valley Vision has driven transformative change for Northern California. Our contributions improve quality of life, economic growth and community equity. Check out our work—which today spans 16 Northern California counties—and see how we are making our communities the most livable in the nation.

Project profiles appear in alphabetic order with active initiatives marked by an *.  

The RICO initiative (Regional Industry Clusters of Opportunity) is helping identify and implement workforce and economic development strategies for the Sacramento region around zero emission vehicles and Waste to Energy technologies. Valley Vision is facilitating action to enable industry growth and ensure that infrastructure and policy systems adjust to the needs of these emerging technologies.+ Read more
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Valley Vision helped SACOG research approaches to support community-serving farms and ranches in the rural parts of the Sacramento region. Interviews with farmers helped us gather ideas for ways to increase connections between food producers and local eaters.+ Read more
Valley Vision worked with our mapping partners at the Sacramento Area Council of Governments to assemble the region's first-ever database and GIS map of all permanently protected lands in the area. These open spaces, working landscapes, recreation areas and wildlife habitats are vital parts of the fabric of the region.+ Read more
Supporting college-bound high school students by identifying new ways to streamline the scholarship process, partner with students and counselors, and engage community members in the funding process.+ Read more
The UC Davis Medical Center hired Valley Vision to help their leadership uncover ways to improve service to low-income and disadvantaged communities through enhanced coordination of their Student Run Clinics.+ Read more
Sutter Roseville
A strategic look at the number and location of physicians throughout the Sutter Healthcare system to ensure MediCal providers are ready to deliver care once the federal Affordable Care Act launches.+ Read more