New Homes | New Destinations

We are a group of local community members advocating for the El Cerrito Plaza BART station to become a vibrant center with mixed-income housing, commerce, and public spaces that enhance the existing neighborhood and furthers the Plaza’s potential to serve as a community-gathering hub for all.

Sign our petition: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/plaza-for-the-people-at-el-cerrito-plaza-bart-minimize-replacement-parking?source=direct_link&

About Us

Our Beliefs

We believe in a vibrant El Cerrito Plaza where current and future El Cerritans and the broader East Bay community can live, shop, dine, walk, bike, sit, travel, and simply enjoy a beautiful, community-oriented setting where all are welcome. Learn more at: https://plazaforthepeople.org/2021/02/06/reimagining-el-cerrito-plaza-bart-ideas-and-inspiration/

What is a Plaza for the People?

Housing for All

Market rate and affordable housing, with units of all sizes for singles, families, and households of all types.

Community Center

A vibrant destination where the broader community can gather and enjoy. Pedestrian-friendly spaces where people can explore, congregate, relax, shop, dine, and play.

Transit Hub

The station should be accessible to all, encouraging walking, biking, and public transportation.


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Community engagement is critical! Please contact us for more info.