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Upward Bound Program

Upward Bound Program

Upward Bound is one of eight Federal TRIO program designed to generate the skills and motivation necessary for success in post-secondary education. The national Upward Bound program helps high school students from low-income families and families where neither parent has earned a college degree prepare for college entrance. Funding announcements for…

Tiny House at Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Click here for a YouTube video of Shasta Humanity Project’s tiny house, now on display at Turtle Bay Exploration Park until July 15, 2017. Enter a raffle with Shasta Humanity Project to win the tiny house. The drawing will be held on July 15, 2017 and only 750 tickets will be sold. Tickets are only […]

4 Days to Defeat TrumpCare

4 Days to Defeat TrumpCare

Indivisible is leading a national charge fighting against TrumpCare this week. Republicans are planning a vote Thursday, June 29, 2017, but Republicans still don’t have the votes. This truly could go either way. This is the moment constituent power was made for. This is the time to stand up. It’s…

The Message from Modesto

The Message from Modesto

The front page of the Sunday, June 11, 2017 New York Times had an article Liberals Fighting for Their Faith: Seeking to Break Right’s Grip on Nation’s Moral Agenda, stating, “… those on the religious left want to turn instead to what they see as truly fundamental biblical imperatives – caring for…

Meet Jessica Holcombe

Meet Jessica Holcombe

Meet and speak with Congressional candidate Jessica Holcombe on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from at 10-11 a.m. at Madayne Eatery & Espresso, 930 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA. Jessica is one of three people who have filed to run for California’s 1st Congressional District to replace Doug LaMalfa. She is an attorney who…

Creators for Change

Check out this YouTube video. “Everyone of us has a voice. How will you use yours?” Upworthy has 5 suggestions for social change videos. YouTube Creators for Change is a global initiative dedicated to amplifying the voices of people tackling difficult social issues with their YouTube channels. From combating hate speech to countering xenophobia and […]

Legal Services of Northern California

Legal Services of Northern California

Shasta County Citizens Advocating Respect (SCCAR) is having a presentation-discussion with attorney Sarah Fielding of Legal Services of Northern CA on Monday, June 5, 2017 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the United Way Community Room, 2280 Benton Dr. Redding CA. “The mission of Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) is to provide quality legal services to empower…

Light the Night Walk 2017

Light the Night Walk 2017

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is presenting Light The Night Walk on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 (note the date has been changed from Feb. 9th because of rain) at 5 p.m. on the lawn in front of Redding Civic Auditorium. Free Admission is free. This is a community celebration of music,…

A Clean Break for Homeless

A Clean Break for Homeless

Starting on Saturdays, February 4, 2017, Clean Break Partnership is setting up a pilot project of a portable shower trailer for Free Hot Showers at Shasta Community Health Center, 1035 Placer Street, Redding CA. (in the corner of the parking lot across the street.) Showers will be available on Saturdays for…

The Heart of Nuba

There will be special screening of The Heart of Nuba at the Cascade Theatre in Redding CA on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. This two minute trailer video depicts the war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan, where American doctor Tom Catena selflessly and courageously serves the needs of a forgotten people, as the region is bombed relentlessly by […]

Living with Dying

Living with Dying

“There are two ways to live your life: One is as if nothing is a miracle, and the other is as if everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein This quote by Einstein ends the book Living at the End of Life, by Karen Whitley Bell, Certified Hospice and Palliative…

No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

Gov. Jerry Brown on July 1, 2016 signed into law the No Place Like Home program (AB 1618, Chapter 43, Statutes of 2016). According to the League of California Cities, “This program will distribute $2 billion dollars among counties as deferred payment loans to finance capital costs of permanent supportive…

World AIDS Day 2016

World AIDS Day 2016

World AIDS Day is December 1st. Every year World AIDS Day events take place across the country to raise awareness and show support for people living with HIV. Locally, Shasta County Interfaith Forum (SCIF) is co-sponsor with the Shasta County HIV/AIDS Advocacy Group of World AIDS Day, on Thursday, December…

Black Friday Community Picnic

Black Friday Community Picnic

Black Friday in Redding CA is more than just about shopping. The Shasta Tehama Trinity ACLU Chapter will be hosting the semi-annual FREE Community Picnic on Black Friday, November 25, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Methodist Church East and South St., Redding, CA. This is a…

#kidsletterstotrump

#kidsletterstotrump

How can parents draw out any positive aspects of the recent Presidential election to teach their children? One answer is to have children write letters to President-elect Donald Trump “about the importance of being kind to other people, even if they’re different than you are.” Washington Post has an inspiring article…

Rally for Youth and Families

Rally for Youth and Families

Prosperity Initiative of United Way of Northern California will be launching a public Rally for Youth and Families onThursday, October 27, 2016 from 4-6 p.m. at Market Street Promenade in downtown Redding. If raining, the event will move indoors to Shasta College’s downtown Health Sciences building, near the intersection of Market and Tehama streets. This…

Heart of our Home(less)

Heart of our Home(less)

Shasta Community Health Center is presenting Heart of our Home(less) on October 28, 2016 at 6 p.m. at Redding Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street, Redding CA. This free event where everyone is welcome is intended as a fun evening to raise awareness about those living in homeless in our community. The event will…

Community Action Partnership

Community Action Partnership

Do you remember, or have you heard of  Sargent Shriver and President Lyndon B Johnson’s Great Society, launched in 1964 – a sweeping plan designed to help eliminate poverty and racial injustice in the country? As an advisor to President Johnson, Shriver was the driving force behind such programs as…

Dispatches from the War Zone

Dispatches from the War Zone

Mike Rhodes, the author of Dispatches from the War Zone, will speak in Redding  CA on Saturday, August 27, 2016, beginning at 1 p.m. The public is invited to this free event, which is being held in the downstairs Social Hall at the First United Methodist Church at the corner…

Online Global Compassion Summit

Online Global Compassion Summit

The Global Compassion Summit being held  July 13-14, 2016 is a no-cost online event produced by The Shift Network in partnership with The Center for Compassion Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University as part of the 5th annual Summer of Peace. This is the largest online peace event…

Housing First

On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 5:30pm the Redding Area Homelessness Coalition will give a presentation of its Strategic Plan to Respond to Homelessness in Shasta County at the Trinity-Cascade Room of the Red Lion Hotel, 1830 Hilltop Drive, Redding CA. Developed through a 6-month community planning process, the Strategic Plan proposes a cohesive set of […]

Day of Action: Youth Health and Fitness Field Day

Day of Action: Youth Health and Fitness Field Day

Join the United Way of Northern California on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 from 9 a.m. – Noon for Day of Action: Youth Health and Fitness Field Day at Shasta College 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA. Each year on June 21, United Ways around the world invite their communities to improve the conditions…

United Way Prosperity Summit Plan Announced

United Way Prosperity Summit Plan Announced

A United Way study last year found that 30 percent of families in Shasta County made insufficient income to make ends meet! Last week more than 30 civic and non-profit leaders have endorsed a three-prong plan  aimed at promoting financial stability, job readiness and life skills for Shasta County youth…

Innovations Housing

Innovations Housing

Innovations Housing is now having their 15th annual charity raffle to enable them to continue to work on much-needed community projects here in Redding CA and around the world. The organization’s charitable purpose is “to protect and foster natural and human habitats for living, working and playing, with a special focus on…

Modern Day Slavery

Modern Day Slavery

Dignity Health North State is screening the film Nefarious: Merchant of Souls at the Cascade Theatre on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 7 p.m. to raise awareness around human trafficking,  The event is a fundraiser for Mercy Foundation North and One Safe Place. Doors open at 6 p.m. and there will be a Q…

Volunteering in Redding

Volunteering in Redding

Last week Leadership Redding held a “fireside chat” drawing attention to some lesser-know volunteer resources and opportunities in Redding. Here are some links and contact for those discussed: Voluntoodle – Eilyne Davis Shasta Cascade Sports Festival – this triathelete event is scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, May 27-19, 2016 in Redding CA…

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

The Humanist Society of Redding is presenting a special Women’s History Month (March) panel on Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 2- 4:30 p.m. at the Redding Library, Community Room, 1100 Parkview, Redding, CA. Panel participants will be three local, accomplished women: Reverend Dr. Ann Corrin has served in the United Church of Christ for 35…

Mental Health Meeting

Mental Health Meeting

Shasta County’s Community Education Committee (CEC) is meeting on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Shasta County Library, 1100 Parkview Ave., Redding CA. CEC is the community stakeholder group that informs, guides and provides accountability for May Mental Health Month events, the Brave Faces and Voices project, Hope Is Alive! Open…

Interpersonal Communication Class

Interpersonal Communication Class

A 4-week class on Interpersonal Communication will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m starting February 17 through March 9, 2016,  in the Sanctuary of Unity in Redding, 2871 Churn Creek Road, Redding CA. Dr. Jim Warnemuende, who is facilitating the class, is a university professor, communication consultant, author and Redding resident. If…

Lloyd Pendleton on Housing First

Lloyd Pendleton on Housing First

The Women’s Fund Forum presents Lloyd S. Pendleton speaking on How Utah Implemented Housing First and Reduced Homelessness on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from noon – 1:30 p.m. at Sequoia Middle School’s McLaughlin Auditorium. The public is invited to this FREE educational program sponsored by The Women’s Fund, along with the Record Searchlight and the Shasta…

No Temporary Use Permit Requirement Urged for Hope Van

No Temporary Use Permit Requirement Urged for Hope Van

The operations of Shasta Community Health Center’s Hope Van, which provides free medical services to homeless and other people in need in Redding CA, will be unnecessarily restricted if proposed ordinance No. 2541 is approved by Redding City Council on February 2, 2016. Redding Voice recommends disapproval of the proposed Temporary Use…

Redding Area Homeless Strategic Planning Workshop

Redding Area Homeless Strategic Planning Workshop

The Continuum of Care is responsible for coordinating the 2016 Point In Time Survey of homeless people in Shasta County on January 25, 2016.…

Go Redding Luncheon

Go Redding Luncheon

Love your heart and be inspired at the Go Redding Luncheon, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on February 5, 2016 at the Holiday Inn, 1900 Hilltop Drive, Redding CA. Participate in Shasta Regional Medical Center‘s complimentary heart health assessment and beauty applications from 10 a.m. to Noon: red lip and…

North State Giving Tuesday

North State Giving Tuesday

North State Giving Tuesday is on December 1, 2015. By making an online donation at NorthStateGives.org on Tuesday, December 1st between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pacific Time, your dollars will go further thanks to incentives of more than $75,000 provided by Shasta Regional Community Foundation to the registered North State non-profits in this partial list…

Black Friday Homeless Feeding

Black Friday Homeless Feeding

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC) and the group Shasta County Citizens for Democracy (SCCD) are hosting a community picnic to feed the poor and homeless on Friday, November 27, 2015 (“Black Friday’). All members of the public are invited to this event,…

Healthly Community

Healthly Community

“The idea of building communities that are walkable, bikeable, and green, designed for people to live in them, to exercise in them, to help them be fit—it aids in the violence reduction activity because it helps with mental health, it helps with community engagement, it helps with community cohesion,” said…

Redding Area Homelessness Coalition Project

Redding Area Homelessness Coalition Project

The Redding Area Homelessness Coalition Project will discuss the next steps for turning the tide on homelessness in our community on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Red Lion Hotel’s Cascade Room, 1830 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA. This meeting is an opportunity to address key issues, including: What is the status of homelessness…

Greg Cheek at Shasta College

Greg Cheek at Shasta College

Greg Cheek will seek about overcoming adversity and perseverance through life struggles from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Shasta College in the Quad, as he shares stories of homelessness, stage III cancer and serving in the military. Greg Cheek arrived in Redding CA homeless…

Octuberfest 2015

Octuberfest 2015

People of Progress is having Octuberfest 2015 on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 5:30-7 PM at First United Methodist Church in Redding, CA.…

Gatekeepers’ Shining Affair 2015

Gatekeepers’ Shining Affair 2015

You are invited to a fun evening under the stars on Diestelhorst Bridge, in Redding CA on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 6:30-10:30 PM for the 2nd Annual Gatekeepers’ Shining Affair. Sample delicious wines and brews and savor delectable desserts and appetizers. Listen to and dance to music under the stars. View…

Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Shasta County Suicide Prevention Workgroup and Lotus Educational Services are coordinating Out of the Darkness Community Walk, a fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). They are having a volunteer informational meeting on Thursday July 9, 2015 from 9-11 AM at The Lotus Center, 3290 Bechelli Ln., Redding, CA. There are many…

#finishfirst well received at Freedom High School in Redding CA

#finishfirst well received at Freedom High School in Redding CA

On May 20, 2015 Leadership Redding’s class of 2014-2015 launched a half-day project called #finishfirst to mentor School Attendance Review Board (SARB) students (who are mostly 14-15 year olds) at Freedom High School in Redding. Every year Leadership Redding class of 30 participants takes on a stewardship project based on needs in…

Family

Family

In order to humanize all people who live in Redding CA without the typical nightly shelter of a house or apartment, Nigel Skeet has photographed some of them and is displaying posters of his work (which will be for sale), one night only, on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 6…

The Reciprocity Advantage

How can reciprocity be an advantage? In their 2014 book The Reciprocity Advantage, Bob Johansen and Karl Ronn explain that “reciprocity, an old concept, will be reimagined within a future context of connective technologies, generational shifts, and new organizational models to provide a distinct competitive advantage.” To win in this world, businesses, institutions and individuals […]

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

December 2, 2014 is #GivingTuesday. Last Thursday we celebrated Thanksgiving and then there was Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Today charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. #GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd…

World Aids Day 2014

World Aids Day 2014

December 1 is World AIDS Day. The 2014 theme for World AIDS Day is “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation.”   Did you know? 35 million people are living with HIV/AIDS 19 million people who are living with HIV/AIDS do not know their status. The vast majority of people with HIV…

The Village Movement

The Village Movement

The “village movement” will be highlighted on Sunday Morning at 7 AM on October 19, 2014 on CBS station KHSL channel 12. In the United States and elsewhere we have an aging population, with fewer family caregivers and increasingly limited personal financial resources. This situation will strain government and family budgets and…

Homelessness: A Plan of Action

Homelessness:  A Plan of Action

On Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Redding City Council candidate Kristen Schreder is hosting a community discussion Homelessness: A Plan of Action  at the Community Room at the Redding Library.  This will be a community discussion focusing on the important issue of homelessness in Redding, bringing together key community organizations…

Become a 2-1-1 Shasta Ambassador

Do you know about 2-1-1 Shasta? It is “a free phone number and online database that connects community members quickly and effectively to information about and referrals to health and human services for every day needs and in times of crisis.” 2-1-1 Shasta began serving Shasta County in October of 2011. “Agencies…

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