SoCal Heat Hub Year 2 Community Partner Roundtable

Written by: Nicole Fassina Community engagement and meaningful collaboration are at the foundation of the Hub’s values to address critical extreme heat challenges. By fostering open dialogue and creating opportunities for strong partnerships, we aim to enhance community engagement and ensure that our research is shared with and informed by diverse perspectives. In line with the necessity for meaningful community … Read More

Birch Aquarium’s Happy Hour Science Night

Written by: Nicole Fassina The Birch Aquarium’s Happy Hour Science Night event on July 19th was an engaging and enjoyable experience that brought together attendees for an evening of relaxation, socialization, and exploration. This event kicked off with two guest speakers from the SoCal Heat Hub, scientists Tarik Benmarhnia and Sasha Gershunov, who spoke on heatwaves and their health impacts … Read More

Welcome Nicole Fassina to the Team!

Written by: Maren Hale The SoCal Heat Hub is excited to welcome Nicole Fassina onboard! Nicole is a College Corps fellow who is supporting the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative (SDRCC) on their research and outreach efforts. She will be working with the Heat Hub team to help contribute to communications materials within our blog and newsletter. Nicole is a … Read More

SoCal Heat Hub Hosts First Community Partner Event

Written by: Maren Hale April 25th marked an important milestone for the SoCal Extreme Heat Research Hub: our first community partner workshop. The event, which was hosted at the San Diego Natural History Museum, provided an opportunity for community partners from across the county to learn about Hub research priorities and opportunities for input and support. The event started with … Read More