$3.8 million dollars will be made available, with grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000 given directly to artists and community-based organizations to fund creative initiatives and projects that address the most pressing issues in the region, including public health and pandemic recovery, water and energy conservation, disaster preparedness and recovery, voter and civic participation, and social justice and community engagement.
Category: San Bernardino
Community Hospital of San Bernardino Nurse Spreads Kindness One Stitch at a Time
Outside of work, Diana enjoys sewing – a skill she learned from her grandmother and has turned it into an act of human kindness for staff and patients. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Diana started making hats and face masks for co-workers out of scrubs that were no longer needed. Many offered to pay her, but she refused.
San Bernardino County Fire: Heroes in Helmets as Agency Launches Large Animal Rescue Team and Immediately Saves 47 Livestock
The Large Animal Rescue Team’s jurisdiction extends throughout San Bernardino County, and it can also be activated in neighboring areas. In March, the team was activated in the community of Muscoy (suburb of San Bernardino), where they rescued 17 large animals stuck in deep mud. In addition to the large animals, crews rescued 30 medium-sized animals.
Inland Empire Icon Dr. Ernest F. Garcia: A Legacy of Advocacy, Education, and Arts Remembered in His Passing
Dr. Garcia’s educational career began with an associate’s degree from San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC), where he majored in Spanish. His college career was interrupted by the Korean War, during which he served in the U.S. Air Force.