We Are the Bay

As SPUR develops a 50-year vision for the Bay Area, we are stepping back from policy and projections to focus on the region's people.

We Are the Bay: A Day Around the Region asks Bay Area residents about their aspirations and fears. Are they optimistic or pessimistic about the region's future? Why do they make their lives here and what matters most to them about the place they call home? On exhibit at SPUR in early 2020, this compelling series of portraits by renowned photographer Ryan Young explores the people of the region — the reason for SPUR's work.

Join SPUR’s Urban Leaders Council and your membership will support the We Are the Bay project.

SPUR has received two matching grants to help fund this important endeavor. Thanks to the generous support of David Friedman and Frankie Lee, any donation at the $1,000 or above level will be matched up to $20,000!

About the Urban Leaders Council

Members of SPUR's Urban Leaders Council (ULC) invests both time and resources to further SPUR’s mission. ULC members contribute $1,000 or more annually, receive invitations to exclusive tours and events throughout the year and enjoy frequent opportunities to network with fellow urbanists and others committed to making a better Bay Area.

Vaughn Frisby, Director of Individual Giving

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