2020
Jill Sanford
Jill Sanford
Communications Manager
June 11, 2020

Nominate Your Favorite Employer-Education Workforce Program - Deadline Extended to Friday, June 26

Do you know of an innovative partnership between California employers and educators that is successfully preparing workers to meet the needs of our economy? If so, SBC and our friends at the California Economic Summit urge you to nominate themfor the fourth annual 2020 Partnerships for Industry and Education (PIE) Contest, which seeks to identify and honor individuals and organizations working to strengthen California’s workforce of the future and provide businesses with the skilled talent they need to thrive. 

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Communications Manager
June 05, 2020

SBC Statement on Current Events and Racial Justice

 

SBC’s work frequently raises the alarm for crises facing the Sierra Nevada. The ongoing movement for racial justice has reminded us that we cannot tackle the challenges of our region relating to climate justice, small businesses, or environmental health, without also addressing the inequalities that people of color face both within our communities and beyond. 

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Brittany Benesi
Brittany Benesi
Government and Community Affairs Director
May 27, 2020

Our Clearest Economic Opportunity in this Crisis: Addressing Climate Change

Amidst the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change increasingly threatens the health, welfare, and safety of all Californians. Through unprecedented crises, however, can come opportunity. In California, we have the chance to build a more resilient economic future by addressing the growing impacts of climate change through advancing a climate and economic resilience bond to the November ballot.

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John Plaggmier
John Plaggmier
Project Manager
May 18, 2020

Energy Resilience and Independence: More Important Now Than Ever

 

From no lights to a dead phone cutting off access to emergency updates, losing power during emergency shut-offs can leave you in the dark in more ways than one.

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Jessica Carr
Jessica Carr
Associate Director, Sierra SBDC
May 13, 2020

Ready, Set, Pivot!

In response to the immediate and essential need for small businesses to establish an online retail presence, the Sierra SBDC is excited to support the launch of Ready Set Pivot: Bringing Nevada County Small Businesses Online. This course is primarily geared toward local brick-and-mortar retailers who understand that adding online sales is critical to business operations going forward.

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