Are You STEM-Aware?

On Thursday, April 27, more than 200 students from high schools in Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, and Richmond took part in the 6th Annual East Bay STEM Career Awareness Day in West Berkeley. Industry, academia, nonprofits like CESC, and local government joined forces...

What Are You Doing This Earth Day?

By Janet Stephens It’s that time of year again—the time to be reminded, as individuals and as a community, to work to protect our fragile environment. Earth Day 2017 is coming soon, on Saturday, April 22, to be precise. As someone who works with nonprofit...

Find your Perfect (Nonprofit) Match!

By Martin Bond, CESC Executive Director Are you looking to get more involved in your community? Want to share your time, expertise and energy in a meaningful way? CESC needs your help! CESC is looking for a few dedicated board members to help lead the direction of the...

Hello! I’m Your Energy Manager

By Michael Denevan, Program Manager, Your Energy Manager Senior Project Manager, SmartLights If you’re someone who pays the utility bills at home, you may have learned to take simple measures (like turning the heat down or weatherstripping doors) to reduce your energy...

Get Ready for the Emergency Prep Fair!

By Lois Smith, Marketing and Outreach Manager Want to learn how to stay safe when a power line comes down, or maybe just need a reminder on how to use your fire extinguisher? Looking for emergency rations for your car in case you’re driving when the Big One hits? Look...

The Hidden Hazard in the Home for Seniors

By Janet Stephens The prospect of an older relative taking a serious fall can be a legitimate cause for worry. The CDC reports that each year, more than one out of four seniors falls (more than one in three, according to the National Institute on Aging), and one out...