2020
Simone Cordery-Cotter
Simone Cordery-Cotter
Climate Analyst
May 11, 2020

When the Dust Settles

And when we go back to work and we begin to create better systems, better ways of working with each other, I sincerely hope we will all come to the table with open hearts, open arms, and washed hands.

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Jill Sanford
Jill Sanford
Communications Manager
May 04, 2020

SBC’s Big Day of Campaign boosted by The North Face’s $20,000 donation

We’re excited to announce that after learning of the work SBC has been doing to support gateway communities in the Sierra amidst the coronavirus crisis, The North Face has stepped forward to help kick off SBC’s Big Day of Giving with an early donation of $20,000! Please join The North Face in helping sustain the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, revitalize its economy, and enhance the triple bottom line to create and sustain a resilient Sierra.

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Carissa Bradley
Carissa Bradley
CivicSpark Climate Fellow
April 22, 2020

How to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in the Era of Coronavirus 

While I’ve been working from home, I’ve been thinking about the dozens of social festivities that would normally be happening during this time of the year. Now obviously, this year is anything but normal, but I’ve been doing some reflecting about one festivity in particular and that is Earth Day. Earth Day is one of my favorite “holidays”, not just because I studied environmental science in school or work for an environmental nonprofit - these play an important role too - but because this day gives me hope. It’s a testament to the importance of activism in the United States and the power of environmental education.

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Jill Sanford
Jill Sanford
Communications Manager
April 17, 2020

Support SBC's Big Day of Giving, Support a Resilient Sierra

For the past five years, Sierra Business Council has participated in a regional fundraiser called the “Big Day of Giving” for our mid-year fundraising campaign. This campaign, along with our End of Year campaign that happens in December, is vital in supporting SBC’s triple bottom line efforts and increasing our capacity to take on additional projects that serve business innovation, climate action, and regional advocacy on behalf of the Sierra.

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Jill Sanford
Jill Sanford
Communications Manager
April 14, 2020

FAQs for Renters Out of Work Due to Coronavirus

On March 27th, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state moratorium on evictions for tenants who are unable to pay their rent for reasons related to COVID-19. And then on April 6, the California Judicial Council took matters a step further and enacted 11 Emergency Rules of the California Rules of Court to keep people in their homes while they are forced to shelter in place. Below you will find a few commonly asked questions and answers along with vital community resources where you can learn more.

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