Climate Action Community Partners

Big Bend Community Land Trust: Located on a beautiful 33-acre farm in downtown Big Bend, the land trust offers a growing variety of different opportunities to uplift the population and prevent and reverse community deterioration. 

Horticulture: The horticulture industry involves growing and caring for plants, working to enhance and beautify the urban environment, and connecting people with the outdoors. The landscaping and home garden industry generates more than $78 billion annually in the USA, employing many professionals in tree and landscape care, landscape design and construction, and nursery production.

United Way of Northern California: A leading nonprofit that works to help Northern California residents build better lives, with a mission to fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community and to be there for the community and its residents during times of crisis.

UC Agriculture & Natural Resources:  As part of the agricultural community, we help farmers develop more-efficient growing methods, solve pest management problems and develop crops and irrigation methods that use less water. As stewards of the land, we help develop smart water-use strategies, develop wildfire education, and help preserve natural areas and farmland. As advocates for healthy communities, we promote healthy diets and exercise for better health, help Californians learn to choose the most nutritious foods and help shape the citizens of tomorrow through the 4-H Youth Development Program.

Western Shasta Resource Conservation District: The mission of the Western Shasta Resource Conservation District is to collaborate with willing landowners, government agencies and other organizations to facilitate the conservation or restoration of western Shasta County’s natural resources.

Food Insecurity Community Partners

Dignity Health “Mercy Oaks”: Provides services to enrich, enhance, maintain, sustain, and help make more productive the lives of seniors, adults with disabilities, and other adults in need. Such projects include adult day programs, case management, social services, health-related services, in-home support services, and other programs that promote independence and enhance quality of life.

Northern Valley Catholic Social Service (NVCSS) CalFresh Healthy Living: Supports healthy, active, and nourished lifestyles by teaching Californians about good nutrition and how to stretch their food dollars, while also building partnerships in communities to make healthy choices.

Salvation Army – Redding Corps: Salvation Army Officers are responsible to lead by assessing needs, delivering programs and directing ministries for our local community. From serving food to balancing the books, they function as the Executive Directors and the Pastors for the Redding Corps.

Good News Rescue Mission:  A nonprofit faith-based organization providing services for the residents of Shasta County. The food services program provides free meals to the community seven days a week. On Friday mornings they offer a food give-away for families in need who will receive a full bag of groceries.

K-12 Education Community Partners

Enterprise Elementary School District: An elementary school district in Redding, California. Fellows can earn experience working in the classroom with various age groups.

Girls Inc.: A nonprofit organization that encourages girls to be "Strong, Smart, and Bold" through direct service and advocacy. The organization prioritizes equipping girls with the skills to navigate through economic, gender, and social barriers and to grow up as independent individuals.

Northern California Child Development Inc. (NCCDI): a nonprofit organization serving Tehama County with a focus on the mission of enriching children’s lives, empowering families, and engaging our community. NCCDI has invested in the future of young children, particularly disadvantaged young children, in order to give them a Head Start in their education.

Shasta County Office of Education (SCOE): Offers support to schools and the community to ensure Shasta County students receive a quality education preparing them for high school graduation and success in career and college.

SFYMCA Afterschool Care: Designed to nurture youth development by providing a safe place to learn foundational skills; develop healthy, trusting relationships; and build self-reliance through the Y's character values of caring, respect, responsibility, and honesty.

Shasta College Gateway to College: A unique alternative education program allowing high school students who are behind in credits the opportunity to complete their high school graduation requirements through classes offered on the Shasta College campus. Concurrent enrollment in college courses allows students to make progress toward a college degree or certificate while earning their diploma. 

TRIO Upward Bound (Shasta College): Designed to prepare and motivate high school students for success in post-secondary education. Upward Bound helps strengthen student academic skills, assists with personal growth, increases post-secondary and career options, and helps students stay focused on educational goals. 

Trinity Together: An education-business community partnership that creates career pathways for all Trinity County students, as our future workforce. This collaborative focuses on youth between the ages of 0-24, and joins the efforts already in place in Shasta County, with Reach Higher Shasta, and Tehama County, with Expect More Tehama, as well as newly formed collaboratives in Siskiyou and Modoc counties all under the umbrella of North State Together.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park: The education department at Turtle Bay aims to provide the environment needed to explore the world through science, art, history, and more. They promote life-long learning through fun, hands-on interactions, and enjoyment.

United Way of Northern California: A leading nonprofit that works to help Northern California residents build better lives, with a mission to fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community and to be there for the community and its residents during times of crisis.

PAL Mentoring: PAL Mentoring is a quality, fun and content rich, free after school program that teaches prevention, life skills, interpersonal development, and leadership for youth ages 7-18 (if still in school).

Phoenix Charter Academy: Phoenix Charter Academy College View (PCACV) is a publicly funded blended model program that serves TK-12 students in Shasta County and the contiguous counties. PCACV provides educational options to serve the learning and developmental needs of individual students and their families who seek choices and greater involvement in the education of their children.

Shasta College – TLC: The Tutoring and Learning Center is open for both in-person and online appointments. We have locations at the Redding Main Campus, Tehama Campus, Trinity Campus, and Intermountain Campus. We offer FREE peer tutoring for a broad spectrum of courses in Math, Business, Science, canvas, or any classes that require Writing assignments (like essays, speeches, or papers).