Create Your Makerspace Community

California Community College makerspaces are creating and sharing a model to fuel job creation and strengthen regional economies.

CCC Maker Initiative

To prepare students for STEM/STEAM careers, California Community Colleges are building makerspaces, faculty are embedding making into curriculum and employers are providing internships.

Doing What MATTERS

The CCC Maker Initiative is funded by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office, Workforce and Economic Division under the Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy framework.

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The CCC Maker Initiative supports California Community Colleges in creating makerspaces, developing maker curriculum, encouraging hands-on student projects and offering internships that uniquely reflect their campuses and communities.




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CCC Maker July 2020 Update

Check out the CCC Maker Update for July 2020: Announcements from NACCE on make/SHIFT Virtual summit being held this month …

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You are invited to NACCE make/SHIFT Virtual July 20-24, 2020

Please join us virtually to catch-up on the latest news from CCC Maker colleges’ team leaders and students on July …

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Celebrating Carol Pepper-Kittredge!

Our dear friend, Carol Pepper-Kittredge, who led the CCC Maker network and many other programs for Sierra College, is retiring …

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Sacramento City College Makerspace Students Produce PPE

Students from the Sacramento City College (SCC) Makerspace are using the three laser cutters at Hacker Lab in Midtown Sacramento …

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Folsom Lake College Students Make PPE

Zack Dowell, Folsom Lake College Innovation Center, reports that students are 3D printing  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and sewing masks to …

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Join the call: Makers respond to the COVID-19 crisis

Dale Dougherty of Make: Community, and who served as chair of the CCC Maker advisory board, and Dorothy Jones-Davis of The Nation of …

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Students Send Message of Hope with #1000MakerCranes

The student members of the California Community College makerspaces at Moorpark College and Folsom Lake College, both part of the …

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Operation Shields Up – Makers Collaborate to Produce Shields

Operation Shields Up is manufacturing face shields at Hacker Lab powered by Sierra College in Rocklin. This group of makers, manufacturers …

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Cabrillo College makerspace is printing re-usable masks

The Cabrillo College makerspace is printing re-usable masks and face shields needed by the medical community fighting the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Deemed essential …

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Call from MatterHackers to Support Coronavirus Response

MatterHackers Director, Business Development, Mara Hitner, sent a message out to manufacturers, designers and the maker community indicating that there may …

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