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Apply to the CivicSpark Program and Build Resiliency in Your Community!

Make an impact in your community through the CivicSpark program! CivicSpark is an AmeriCorps program dedicated to building capacity for local governments in California, Washington, and Colorado to address emerging environmental and social equity resilience challenges such as climate change, water resource management, affordable housing, and mobility.

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Organic cherry tomatoes for sale at a market
Climate

SHRP Applications Open

The Sierra Healthy Refrigeration Program will provide technical assistance for refrigeration rebate applications and access to free refrigeration units to bring healthy food options to low-access areas.

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Steve Frisch, Stacy Corless, and Assemblymember Jim Patterson
Advocacy

Gov Affairs Update – Feb

SBC’s Government & Community Affairs Director Stacy Corless provides an update on what the team has been focused on and participating in over the last several months.

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Train over donner summit, forested landscape with some snow
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Social Cost of Carbon

There is a powerful tool to help evaluate decisions that impact greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions: The social cost of carbon (SCC) is an estimate of the cost associated with emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2).

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Photo of backpackers in a feild with the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the distance
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Get to Know Our New CivicSpark Fellow

Working on projects that directly decrease emissions makes climate change feel less scary and more manageable. So much needs to be done, but actually getting to work feels incredible.

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Tahoe Pitch Camp presentation by Colin Frolich from Landing Locals, the winner of the 2019 showcase

Tahoe Pitch Camp is Back!

Six local entrepreneurs will present their pitches at the 2022 pitch showcase on November 14 at 6pm in the Truckee Town Council Chambers for the chance to win prizes and receive feedback from an expert panel of judges, as well as the audience of community members.

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