Willow Glen Neighborhood Association (WGNA) welcomes your participation

The next WGNA Board Meeting is scheduled on Thursday 11 May 2017, and this will include the Annual Membership Meeting and Election of Board Officers.

Please join us at the Willow Glen branch of the San Jose Public Library, inside the Community Room at 1157 Minnesota Avenue.

More information will be made available at WGNA.net, including the next meeting agenda and Walk to School information.

Also, follow us on Facebook and Twitter (see the menu for "Social Networking" on the right side of this page)


WGNA is currently planning for the annual Bike to School Day, now scheduled for Wednesday 10 May 2017.  This is part of the National Safe Routes to School program, which is coordinated locally by Stakeholders for a Safe Green Village with the partnership of Willow Glen Neighborhood Association and other neighborhood sponsors. WGNA has participated in the program since the year 2010 with other groups like Willow Glen Lions Club.

Participating schools are to include Willow Glen Elementary School; River Glen School K-8 School; Ernesto Galarza Elementary School; Hammer Montessori Elementary (at Hammer); and possibly other schools.



 PUBLIC SAFETY & CARE SERVICES was the previous month's topic of our guest speakers and panel discussion at the next WGNA Board Meeting, scheduled on Thursday 13 April 2017.

THE PANEL DISCUSSION included Eddie Garcia, Police Chief, SJPD; Curtis Jacobson, Fire Chief, SJFD; the San Jose Neighborhood Commission, and others.

 Jonathan Fleming, President of Senter Monterey Neighborhood Association (SMNA) and the San Jose District 7 Leadership Group, made a presentation, and then there was and discussion of items on topics including the Evans Lane Housing Project; Planned Fire Station #37; Emergency Response Times, and other quality of life issues.

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WELCOME to WGNA online

We've made it even easier for you to follow along with all of the latest events and happenings here in the Willow Glen area of San José, California.

If you're joining us for the first time, welcome! The Willow Glen Neighborhood Association was established in 1973. The organization has kept residents informed on a range of issues from traffic to neighborhood safety, all for the sole purpose of creating a stronger and more tightly-knit neighborhood for people of all ages to enjoy.

This website includes great resources for both residents and occasional visitors. Learn about the history of the area, see what types of businesses and other projects are in development, hear about events where you can meet fellow neighbors and get engaged on critical issues, and become a member to lend your voice to the neighborhood and contribute to the future of Willow Glen.

We organize special community events throughout the year, as well as monthly meetings that often feature guest speakers from around the city. We also work closely with other neighborhood organizations in the area that share our core values. There are numerous ways for you to get involved, and we'd love for you to join us.

Thanks for stopping by, and if there's anything else you'd like to see, don't hesitate to contact us!

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Serving the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose since 1973.