October 7, 2023: Compassion Week kick-off event
To kick-off Compassion Week (October 7-15), “From the Heart of the Community: Nurturing Locally-Sourced Solutions” panel discussion with local nonprofit leaders and community members will highlight local nontraditional partnerships and how they impact the community. Panelists will also highlight ways to get involved and give back to their communities. Learn more.
October 4, 2023: $100 a Day film screening and discussion panel
County Supervisor Joe Simitian hosted a free screening of the documentary film, “$100 A Day,” which tells the story of Rick Walker, a man wrongly convicted of a crime he didn’t commit. The screening was followed by a panel discussion on wrongful incarceration. More information.
April 29, 2023: How to Avoid Phishing Scams
Supervisor Joe Simitian, along with Stanford Internet Observatory Research Scholar Riana Pfefferkorn, spoke on the topic of online and telephone scams. Pfefferkorn talked about common scams and how to avoid them.
April 26, 2023: Lehigh Southwest Cement Plant & Permanente Quarry Public Meeting
Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian held the annual Lehigh Southwest Cement Plant & Permanente Quarry Public Meeting with various oversight agencies to provide updates about the quarry and cement plant.
March 26, 2023: Telephone Town Hall about Distracted Driving
Supervisor Joe Simitian, County Sheriff Robert Jonsen and Dr. Sarah Rudman, deputy public health officer, held a telephone town hall about distracted driving.
January 2023: 10 Ways to Shorten Your Job Search Webinar
County Supervisor Joe Simitian hosted "10 Ways to Shorten Your Job Search" webinar. The event will include a panel of Silicon Valley labor market specialists for a discussion on job preparation (resumé writing, interviewing), skills development, and industries that are seeking workers.