2020
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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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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