BARC Home

Working together is the key to developing a better future for Bay Area communities. BARC fosters collaboration across our region for positive change.

The Bay Area Regional Collaborative, or BARC, is working to problem-solve for big 21st century challenges impacting the Bay Area, including climate change and social and economic injustice. 
We promote coordination among our member agencies, community leaders and decision makers to advance solutions that benefit everyone. 

News

September 17, 2018 — In a week largely dedicated to climate mitigation at the Global Climate Action Summit, the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge presented a perspective on the pressing challenges and opportunities for adapting the Bay Area to future flooding. At a pop-up store front not far from the Bay Area...
September 13, 2018 — Airports around the world are some of the most prone to flooding and sea level rise, with some of the busiest airports including San Francisco International, less than 15 feet above sea level. This article highlights the threat of flooding from rising sea levels and extreme storms especially for...
September 13, 2018 — Airports around the world are some of the most prone to flooding and sea level rise, with some of the busiest airports including San Francisco International, less than 15 feet above sea level. This article highlights the threat of flooding from rising sea levels and extreme storms especially for...
June 17, 2018 — The Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit science advocacy organization, has issued a report that indicates more than 20,000 homes are at risk from flooding in California. United States property valued at approximately $135 billion could be damaged or destroyed by flooding by 2045. The...
June 7, 2018 — Allison Brooks, BARC Executive Director, shares her thoughts on how the “Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge” is helping the Bay Area problem-solve risks of...

Meetings & Events

Friday, September 21

Meeting
Friday, September 21, 2018
10:00am
PDF icon Meeting Agenda (93.72 KB) |

Friday, November 16

Meeting
Friday, November 16, 2018
10:00am