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Upstream Dream

Upstream Dream

United Way's Prosperity Initiative has a work group for "Building Community Pride and Identity/Enhancing Civic Engagement focusing on branding the community/retelling our Story; common community calendar; and building a robust volunteer system.…

Struggling To Get By In Shasta County

Struggling To Get By In Shasta County

United Way of California just released their new financial stability report Struggling To Get By, documenting the real costs of living in California’s communities in 2015, based on household composition. Here are some of the key findings: One in three California households (31%) do not have sufficient income to meet their basic costs…

Shasta County About Average For Upward Income Mobility

Shasta County About Average For Upward Income Mobility

The map above shows the average percentile rank of children who grow up in below-median income families across areas of the U.S. (absolute upward mobility). Lighter colors represent areas where children from low-income families are more likely to move up in the income distribution. An interactive version of this map created by the…

Day of Nonviolence

Day of Nonviolence

The Sikh Community in Shasta County is celebrating Vaisakhi Mela and a Day for Non-Violence at the Sikh Center, 5400 Sikh Centre Drive, Anderson, CA on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM. All are welcome to enjoy a free Punjabi meal. The event will feature workshops…

STEM Implant

STEM Implant

Hundreds of Shasta County 9th grade students gathered Friday, January 29, 2015 at the Redding Civic Auditorium for the first Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day, put on by the Shasta County Office of Education the North State STEM Career Day Committee, with support from McConnell Foundation. Local business and higher…

The Impact on Shasta County of California Proposition 47 Passing

The Impact on Shasta County of California Proposition 47 Passing

California recently passed an historic incarceration reform by voter approval of Proposition 47. What does it mean for public safety and law enforcement in Shasta County? 58% of Shasta County voters rejected Proposition 47, but it still passed by a margin of 59% yes to 41% no in the State…

Shasta Women’s Fund

We support The Women’s Fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation because: In Shasta County 47% of single mothers with children under the age of 5 live in poverty. Substantiated child maltreatment in Shasta is more than twice the California state rate. 80% of children who live in a home…

Strong Towns in Shasta County

Churn Creek Bottom Homeowners are one of eight sponsors bringing Strongtowns.org presenters to Redding for a Curbside Chat on April 11, 2012, 6 PM – 8 PM at McLaughlin Auditorium at the Sequoia Middle School, 1805 Sequoia Street, Redding, CA. This is a FREE event and refreshments will be provided. Strong Towns is a non-partisan, non-profit organization founded in 2009. They advocate […]