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Project News | January 11, 2024

Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement (CSCCE)

Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement CSCCEJoin the CSCCE for their first monthly community call of 2024 as they host a conversation about The Intersection of Self Care, Community Care, and Community Management. Participants will be encouraged to share perspectives on balancing individual self care with community engagement, connect with others in the CSCCE community of practice, and explore what type of tangible output from the conversation would best support STEM community managers.

The call will take place Wednesday, January 24 via Zoom. Learn more and register here.

MENTOR California

MENTOR CaliforniaJanuary is National Mentoring Month, and to help promote the benefits of mentoring, MENTOR California is joining with The Sacramento County Office of Education and My Brother’s Keeper Sacramento Collaborative for an inspiring evening as they delve into The Stories We Tell, an exploration of the intersectionality of the arts and mentoring. The event features speaker, Dr. Christopher Emdin, author of numerous award-winning works including Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation and New York Times bestseller For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y’all.

The event will be held January 23, 2024, at the SCOE Conference Center, 3661 Whitehead Street, Ste 100, in Mather, CA. Register here.

Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council (BACHAC)

Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council BACHACKick off the new year with BACHAC! Early bird tickets are now available for their Off To A Good Start event. This free in-person event emphasizes the importance of getting at least 30 minutes of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy weight, lower cholesterol, reduce depression, and help in the prevention of health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some forms of cancer. In addition to activities, the event includes a healthy breakfast and lunch plus many resources, including 20 health service booths providing information, insurance sign-ups, blood pressure checks, diabetes screenings, fresh juice shots, and goodie bags.

The event will be held Saturday, February 3, at 1950 University Circle, #6th Floor, Palo Alto, CA. Register here.

Featured Fiscally Sponsored Projects’ Videos

Salinas Community Science WorkshopSalinas Community Science Workshop

What does a chirping bird toy have in common with a violin and an earthquake? Learn about stick-slip motion as well as how to construct your own Chirping Bird with Salinas Community Science Workshop’s Director, Curtis.
Rated all ages.
Watch here.

The Fund for People in ParksThe Fund for People in Parks

2023 was a busy year for The Fund for People in Parks! Watch their 2023 Highlights video which features new park projects and the impact of their work plus behind-the-scenes visits from the last year.
Rated all ages.
Watch here.

Castro Country ClubCastro Country Club

Enjoy humor and real insights from Anthony and LouiLou, members of the LGBTQ+ recovery community. In their podcast recorded at the Castro Country Club they address questions and comments submitted via social media, and announce goals for podcast topics in 2024.
Rated spicy.
Watch here.

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