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CERF Focus Groups Summer 2023

As regional conveners of the Eastern Sierra CERF Region, Sierra Business Council is currently engaged in a stakeholder mapping process that includes engaging disinvested community members in a sustainable and equitable economic planning process. Our goal is to provide an inclusive forum in which community members feel encouraged to participate in, and ownership of, CERF plans and strategies that will diversify the local economy and develop sustainable industries, creating high-quality, broadly accessible jobs in this 7-county region.

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Climate

California Adaptation Forum Recap

The climate and government affairs teams at SBC were excited when the news came out that the Climate Adaptation Forum (CAF) would be back in-person this summer. SBC’s Government Affairs Director, Stacy Corless, and I attended CAF in early August.

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Sierra nevada single track trail through mules ears
press release

Introducing CTA’s new building decarbonization program for the Truckee Tahoe area

The  Climate Transformation Alliance (CTA) is launching a new program to address building electrification in the region, called the Truckee Tahoe Building Decarbonization Pilot Program. Sierra Business Council (SBC), the nonprofit facilitator of the CTA, will be responsible for implementing this program, which is funded through a $500,000 award from a private donor. Over the next two years, the program will support the shared goal of achieving a carbon-free community for Truckee and North Lake Tahoe.  

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Sierra Business Council's Government Affairs team in front of the California State Capitol.
Advocacy

May Advocacy Update

Our Government Affairs team has been closely monitoring how developments in Sacramento will impact the Sierra Nevada. We’ve also been representing SBC and the Sierra region at various events in Sacramento and beyond this spring. Read on to learn more.

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