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Our monthly, or bi-monthly, free speakers series that tackles everything from environmental issues and economic development to social change and politics. Started by Lenny Mendonca, the founder and owner of the Brewing Company, Brews and Views serves as both a free public forum and philanthropy; part of the evening dining proceeds benefit the Cabrillo Education Foundation. Check out the Brews & Views Archive page for information, video links, and presentations from previous events.

June 6, 2019
6-8pm
HMB Brewing Co
390 Capistrano Road
Half Moon Bay

Housing Challenges - What’s Next?

We are delighted to have CEO Nicole Taylor and Chief Community Impact Officer Erica Wood of Silicon Valley Community Foundation join us to discuss this important topic, as well as other issues affecting our region.

 

MODERATORS

lenny mendonca

Lenny Mendonca is the Chief Economic and Business Advisor to Governor Gavin Newsom of California. He is a Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company and a Lecturer on Inequality at the Stanford Business School.

SPEAKERS

erica wood

Erica Wood serves as the chief community impact officer for Silicon Valley Community Foundation leading the institution’s efforts to identify and respond to the most challenging issues facing the San Francisco Bay Area region. In this role she oversees the institution’s discretionary grantmaking programs, strategic initiatives, research and convening activities as well as its public policy and advocacy work on board-prioritized issues. Erica serves on the board of the Destination Home in Santa Clara County and is a senior fellow of the American Leadership Forum – Silicon Valley Chapter

nicole taylor

Nicole Taylor is president and CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation. She brings together a rich background in Bay Area philanthropy, nonprofit administration and fundraising with extensive experience in both the private and public sectors.

In joining SVCF in December 2018, Nicole returns to the Bay Area from Arizona, where she served as vice president of the ASU Foundation. Nicole also spent more than 15 years with the East Bay Community Foundation, eventually serving as its president and CEO for six years. Nicole received both her M.A. in Education and A.B. in Human Biology from Stanford University, and she began her career as an educator in Oakland public schools. She served on the board of the Federal Reserve of San Francisco for six years and is currently a board member for Common Sense Media.


September 5, 2019
6-8pm
HMB Brewing Co
390 Capistrano Road
Half Moon Bay

Save the Date! Saving our Oceans

Join us for a special roundtable discussion with Sea Hugger, SMC Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, and Heirs To Our Oceans.

 

MODERATORS

lenny mendonca

Lenny Mendonca is the Chief Economic and Business Advisor to Governor Gavin Newsom of California. He is a Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company and a Lecturer on Inequality at the Stanford Business School.

SPEAKERS

Speaker information coming soon...

heirs to our ocean
sea hugger
surfrider foundation

You're Invited

The San Mateo County Chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby presents a community event at Half Moon Bay Library on carbon removal as a solution to the climate change crisis.

Monday, June 17th
Half Moon Bay Library
620 Correas St.
Doors open at 6pm

DETAILS


Brews & Views Archives

Check out the Brews & Views Archive page for information, video links, and presentations from previous events.