Local Answers for Local Students
"Be part of the conversation ...
and the solution."
Kate Roberts, President, MBEP
“There’s never been a more important time for us to take action at the local and state level in order to address
the challenges our communities face."
-Matt Huerta, MBEP Housing Program Manager
"I'm building practical skills like social media analytics and software proficiency that compliment my studies and prepare me for any career after graduation."
Talia McLaughlin, Intern at MBEP
"MBEP has moved from conversation to action on three important initiatives
that will help solve the housing problem in the region."
Linda Mandolini, President, Eden Housing
“It’s smart economics to address expensive social issues up front – affordable housing, community college pathways, vocational skills training gaps –
rather than spend money fixing it after the fact.”
Susie Brusa, CEO, Rancho Cielo Youth Campus
"Marich wants to be a part of this effort, and
MBEP is getting the right people around the table."
Brad van Dam, President and CEO, Marich Confectionary
“We are thrilled to partner with MBEP to support the incredible work of our local schools"
Chris Murphy, President, Santa Cruz Warriors
"Mann Packing is a part of MBEP
because they are making things happen."
Lorri Koster, Chairman & CEO, Mann Packing Company