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BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO A CASE FOR CANNABIS
A Case for Cannabis: A California Educational Series is brought to you by the executive production team, CA Community College Regional Directors: Audrey Le Baudour, Xavier Nazario, and Fred Sconberg.
This series is developed by Working World LLC, with creative partners Codigos LLC and Studio 405 Live. This project is funded through California’s Economic and Workforce Development program, serving new and emerging industries.
BAY AREA CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES CONSORTIUM
Xavier Nazario is a workforce development consultant who serves as Regional Director of Employer Engagement for Business and Entrepreneurship. His role is critical in solving the workforce challenges of SF Bay Area companies and small businesses by identifying partnerships and developing programs that lead community college students to secure living-wage employment. Xavier has held several leadership positions in K-12 and Higher Education over the past 15 year; however, his favorite role has been a community college business instructor.
AUDREY LE BAUDOUR
Audrey Le Baudour is a connector, educator and a passionate student advocate.
Fred Sconberg – Regional Director of Employer Engagement for the Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies sector serving the California Community Colleges in the San Francisco Bay Region.
My passion is helping people access training and resources to develop skills and competencies that lead to meaningful, livable-wage work. I currently serve as Regional Director of Special Projects at Cañada College. However, I work with all twenty-eight community colleges in the Bay Area Community College Consortium (baccc.net).
Adele Burnes has spent her career in workforce development and economic empowerment, with a particular lens to tech enabled positive change in the world and busting open the door of opportunity to the future of our economy to those historically excluded.
AMAL AMANDA ISSA
Amanda Issa is committed to inclusive, accessible, and meaningful opportunities serving low-income and first-generation students in pursuit of education and career goals. She currently serves as a Guided Pathways Regional Coordinator in the Bay Area with the Foundation for California Community Colleges.
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