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Heat and Air Quality Resilience (HAQR) Work Group

HAQR is a network of Santa Clara County jurisdictions, community-based organizations, academia partners, and environmental stakeholders focused on sharing research and data, leveraging resources, and coordinating the implementation of strategies and projects to increase the county’s resilience to extreme heat and impaired air quality.

Current Work Group Chairs

● Marsha Hovey, Collaborating Agencies' Disaster Relief Effort
● C.J. Gabbe, Santa Clara University

Work Group Resources

Meeting Materials

November 29, 2023 Meeting

Topics:
• Presentation by BAAQMD on wildfire smoke health communications and grant programs

May 31, 2023 Meeting

Topics:
• Three-year work plan
• Presentation from Breathe California and Santa Clara University

August 23, 2023 Meeting

Topics:
• Extreme heat social media campaign
• SCC Fire's wildfire mitigation efforts
• Community engagement strategies

February 28, 2023 Meeting

Topics:
• HAQR Structure
• Climate Impact Compendium project

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