For months now, our public space has been flooded with messages and images that divide us – by race, religion, region, economic status, national origin, party affiliation, gender identity – once you start looking for “the other” the list gets long fast. Yesterday morning at our Board of Supervisors meeting, I was vividly reminded that […]
Many of us resolved to get more involved with needs of our community this year and Martin Luther King Jr Day on Monday Jan 16th offers the opportunity for you to get started on that commitment. The Volunteer Center and fellow non-profits are gearing up for a successful day of volunteerism. We invite you to […]
In The Spotlight
Meet Isabella and Anthony
Isabella and Anthony understand that in order to see results and make positive change in the community they need to be engaged in the effort. From mentoring young children, to bringing joy to the elderly with music, they have made Santa Cruz County a place of inclusion and harmony. At only 15 and 16 years old, these teens have given over 1,000 hours of their time over the past six years.
After losing her mother to leukemia, Sarah sought out ways to bring herself out of the darkness, lift her spirits, and honor her mom. She found her home volunteering with the Adopt a Family Project.