At Downtown Streets Team our goal is to prepare homeless men and women for the workforce and to help them move forward and into regular employment. The old adage, “get a job, bum” is too simple and unrealistic when we stop to think about the many challenges that people face simply to find a place […]
Agricultural Workforce Development Survey As you know, our agricultural sector constitutes an important pillar of our local economy, and while technologies and new regulations come into place, we need to adapt to this changing environment by acquiring new skills and knowledge. The Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Santa Cruz Workforce Development Office have partnered with the AWET Program, an initiative […]
Members and staff of the SCCBC attended today’s UCSC Friday Forum featuring Chancellor George Blumenthal and Assistant Professor Lindsey Dillon. The presentation focused on the foundation and recent activities of the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI). Ms. Dillon co-founded EDGI, a network of academics and professionals, after the elections of November 2016 in response to threats to federal environmental […]
The SCCBC was honored to host Congressman Jimmy Panetta this morning at the Chaminade Resort for for breakfast. Congressman Panetta gave our board and guests a legislative briefing then took questions from the audience. Thank you, Congressman Panetta, for sharing your time with us! And thank you to our sponsors Kaiser Permanente, Cruzio Internet, and […]
As many of you may be aware the County of Santa Cruz recently completed the first draft of an Environmental Impact Report on cannabis cultivation for the unincorporated areas of the County. This document, which is only the 3rd County-level EIR to be completed within the State, and of them is surely the most comprehensive, […]
The State of California Employment Development Department will be hosting a State Labor Law & Payroll Tax Seminar in Capitola on October 5th from 9am to 3:30pm. Reserve your spot on the EDD website or by calling 888-745-3886.
The Unified Corridor Investment Study Workshops have been rescheduled! The new dates and locations are: Tuesday, Oct 3, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Live Oak Elementary School Multipurpose Room 1916 Capitola Rd in Live Oak Tuesday, Oct 3, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Live Oak Elementary School Multipurpose Room 1916 Capitola Rd in Live Oak Please join the discussion about […]
SCCBC is proud to co-sponsor UCSC’s upcoming The Original Thinkers Series on September 22, 2017. MEANINGFUL ACTIVISM IN THE TRUMP ERA Federally funded research and data are under siege. Learn how a UC Santa Cruz professor is working to preserve valuable environmental data and safeguard policy – and how you can help protect current and […]