Saving St. Rose Hospital
St. Rose Hospital is a vital community benefits hospital for central and southern Alameda County residents. As a recognized cardiac receiving center, the only emergency room hospital, and a disproportionate share hospital in central and southern Alameda County. Since 2012 the District 2 Office has raised over $70 million to help stabilize the hospital.
South Hayward Youth & Family Center
Since 2013, the City of Hayward, Alameda County, and Hayward Area Recreation and Parks District have worked towards a shared vision of constructing and operating a new center at the corner of Tennyson and Ruus Roads called the South Hayward Youth and Family Center. Kick started with grants of $9.6 million from the County and $5 million from Kaiser Permanente Foundation the Center will co-locate community based support services for residents. More info...
Niles Canyon Trail & Niles Canyon Stroll & Roll
The Niles Canyon Trail concept has a 40+ year history that Supervisor Valle has championed bringing to completion. Highway 84 is not safe for cyclsts and pedestrian access in Niles Canyon is non-existent. The Stroll & Roll grew out of this effort and offers a unique opportunity to close Highway 84 (Niles Canyon Road) to vehicle traffic to allow pedestrians and bicyclists one day to experience this scenic and historic canyon and view the potential of a class-one bicycle and pedestrian trail. More info on the Stroll & Roll...
Ad Hoc Committee on Immigrate & Refugee Rights
Supervisor Valle co-chairs the Ad Hoc Committee on Immigrant and Refugee Rights. He requested the Board of Supervisors to create this special committee to review how Alameda County can ensure it is protecting the rights off all our residents regardless of residency status.
Enhancing Vision 2026 Fund
In 2018, at the request of Supervisor Valle, the Board of Supervisors established the $15 million Enhancing Vision 2026 Fund which builds from the County's Vision 2026 to support innovative county initiatives for children, youth, and families over the next three years. Vision 2026 is Alameda County’s comprehensive effort to set a course for the next decade that anticipates community challenges and "faces forward" to promote communities that are vibrant, prosperous, safe, healthy and inclusive.
Veteran's Memorial Park and Monument Project
In 2009 before becoming Supervisor, Richard Valle and a group of veterans created the Veterans Memorial Park Committee and approached the City of Union City about establishing a park and monument as a tribute to Veterans of the United States Armed Services. The six-sided monolith depicts a brief history of each of the 5 armed services as well as the Merchant Marines whose civilian members serve along side our armed services during conflicts. The monument was dedicated on November 11, 2017 with over 400 residents, veterans, and local officials taking part. More info...