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Climate Change: The Flood Next Time

Chuey Cazares is part of a large extended Chicano family, living in the tiny hamlet of Alviso. Nestled in between salt ponds, on the southern tip of San Francisco Bay, Alviso is at risk of flooding from both the creeks above and the Bay below. Converting the salt ponds back to their original wetlands could save this town. This story is part of a media series called RISE: Climate Change and Coastal Communities by Claire Schoen Media. To see videos of all the stories in the RISE series, please visit: