Who We Are

SiliconValleyCAN is an initiative of the Silicon Valley Interreligious Council (SiVIC), which promotes a just and compassionate society in Silicon Valley.

SiliconValleyCAN is developing shared network leadership through working together on shared activities.

Lead stewards

Dr Leslie Meehan – SiVIC Board, Thriving Resilient Communities Collaboratory, Gaiafield Project

Girish Shah – SiVIC Board Chair, Jain Center of Northern California

Organizing circle members on various projects have included:

Neal Gorenflo – Shareable

Marsha Hovey – CADRESV

Joy-Ellen Lipsky & Garth Pickett – SiVIC Board

Robin Porter – Loma Prieta Community Foundation

Jon Ramer – Compassion Games Intl, Social Impact Network Exchange (SINE)

Peter Ruddock РCalifornia Food Policy Council, Transition Palo Alto, San Mateo County Food System Alliance

Mentors & Advisors on various projects have included:

Robert Aguirre – houseless advocate involved in many organizations

Dave Cortese – California State Senator

Dr James Doty – Stanford Center for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education

Featured Homelessness Partners in the Compassion Games