geran-de-klerk-WJkc3xZjSXw-unsplash.jpg
Artboard 19.png
Sebastopol Town.png

Sponsored by the

City of Sebastopol

Sebastopol Community Vitality Logo.png

Dear Sebastopol Community Member,

The City of Sebastopol, in collaboration with local service clubs and Sebastopol’s Community Vitality contractor CoMission, invite  you to the Community Needs Summit. Participants will be comprised of those who are currently addressing community issues and those who have the ability to support those efforts with either funds or volunteer time. 

Summit Banner Website.png

Join the Community Needs Summit

The goal of the summit is to publicly layout as comprehensive a picture as possible of significant local social, environmental, educational, and other issues. With this work, we will align supporters’ interests where possible with those already doing good work, addressing new and existing issues with efforts that have been uncovered, identified or underutilized. 

Program.png
Program.png
Guide.png
P1.png
P1.png
P1.png

4:25pm - 5:15pm

P1 - Arthur George.png
Arthur George

West County Homeless Advocates

Our strategies are targeted at Sebastopol specifically and West County generally. Focus on homeless services, safe parking, sanitation and hygiene, Little Homes, food programs.

P1 - Herman J. Hernandez.png
Herman J. Hernandez

Los Cien Latino Leaders of Sonoma County

Los Cien advances belonging, trust and equity by engaging with our community, facilitating honest dialogue, and elevating Latinx pride and power in Sonoma County.

P1 - Tim Miller.png
Tim Miller

West County Community Services


Through the work of WCCS, all youth, adults, families and seniors are afforded the opportunity to be resilient, informed and resourceful, emotionally well, and self-sufficient.

P1 - Adrienne Lauby.png
Adrienne Lauby

Sonoma Applied Village Services

We build partnerships that provide housing for the unsheltered. We believe tiny villages provide stability and develop self-sufficiency among our residents.

P1 - Ron Karp.png
Ron Karp

Food for Thought

Food For Thought is a nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the nutrition needs of people living with HIV and other serious illnesses in Sonoma County. 

P2.png
P2.png
P2.png

5:20pm - 6:10pm

P2 Shauna Ferdinandson.png
Shauna Ferdinandson

Analy High School

The mission of Analy High School is to promote academic and personal success, responsible citizenship, and lifelong learning in a cooperative environment. 

P2 David Rose.png
David Rose

Gravenstein School District

Two award-winning public schools near Sebastopol, California. We provide strong academic programs and outstanding creative arts and music instruction in a safe, rural setting.

P2 Brooke Ransom-Burr.png
Brooke Ransom-Burr

Social Advocates For Youth


Social Advocates for Youth is always there to serve the most vulnerable children, youth, and their families so they can realize their fullest potential to live their best lives.

P2 Renee Semik.png
Renee Semik

Forestville School District

We are a community of life long learners, working together to be educated, productive, kind and responsible citizens.

P2 Elizabeth Smith.png
Elizabeth Smith

Sonoma County PACEs

Positive and adverse childhood experiences, formerly known as ACEs Connection. We are focused on preventing ACEs, healing trauma and building resiliency.

P3.png
P3.png
P3.png

6:15pm - 6:45pm

P3 Dr. Wendy Trowbridge.png
Dr. Wendy Trowbridge

Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation


Founded in 1989, the Laguna Foundation's mission is to restore and conserve the Laguna de Santa Rosa, and to inspire public appreciation of this Wetland of International Importance.

P3 Sunny Galbraith.png
Sunny Galbraith

Zero Waste Committee

Sebastopol encourages the pursuit of Zero Waste as a long-term goal in order to eliminate waste and pollution in the manufacture, use, storage, and recycling of materials. 

P3 Ariel Majorana.png
Ariel Majorana

Russian Riverkeeper

Russian Riverkeeper has been fighting since 1993 to ensure a thriving river system and your rights to fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters. It's your river. We protect it!

P4.png
P4.png
P4.png

6:50pm - 7:20pm

P4 Teresa Ramondo.png
Teresa Ramondo

Western Sonoma County Historical Society

Their mission is to protect the heritage of western Sonoma County through inspiration, education, collection, and preservation.

P4 Katie Davis.png
Katie Davis

Sebastopol Senior Center


To create and maintain an environment that encourages independence for older adults by providing learning, social, and recreational opportunities in the continuing pursuit of a fulfilling and healthy life.

P4 Philena Chantha.png
Philena Chantha

Sebastopol Community Culture Center

SCCC is an entertainment, educational, and cultural hub, local residents have relied on the center to regularly deliver a rich and diverse set of body, mind, and soul enriching programs.

P4 Catherine Devriese.png
Catherine Devriese

Sebastopol Center for the Arts

SCA is committed to cultivating creativity and inspiring appreciation for the transformative power of art. Experience Art, Make Art, Share Art and Celebrate Creative Thought.  

If you are interested in learning more about the Community Needs Summit, please email


SebSummit@CoMission.group

Banner Service Org.png