Yesterday, CSAC staff began hitting the road to kick off our annual Challenge Awards presentations to Boards of Supervisors. Each year, we recognize the individuals who created and implemented innovative county programs by presenting them with a Challenge Award in their home counties – before their county supervisors, peers, public and local media.
Hello, my name is Gregg Fishman and I have just been hired as CSAC’s new Communications Coordinator. I look forward to working with many of you in the coming weeks and months, but in the interim, I thought I’d let you know a little bit about my background.
Monterey County’s KickStart Ex-Offender Re-Entry Employment Program is about providing ex-offenders with the tools to find a job. Through a series of workshops, ex-offenders learn everything from writing a resume and dressing for an interview, to how to show contrition for their offenses. But the value of this program runs much deeper — it’s changing the outlook ex-offenders have of themselves and their lives.
Each year, CSAC honors the best and brightest programs our counties have to offer. We do so through our annual Challenge Awards program. Last year, we added a new component to our ongoing efforts to promote the most innovative and cost-effective programs our counties have developed. In conjunction with National County Government Month in April, [...]
At our Board of Directors meeting last week, one of our members commented how critical it is for CSAC to put an emphasis on communications during these challenge times. That’s exactly what we have been doing — and the results are receiving national recognition. CSAC has learned we are being honored with five Awards of [...]