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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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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Soroptimst Club Sews Bags at Makerspace to Give Women Dignity

Sierra Makerspaces welcomed 15 women involved in the Soroptimist International Loomis Basin club and their friends to work in the …

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Sierra modifies MakerMatic to serve community maker events

Internship 95 Final Report January 2020 Three makerspace-related events that took place in fall 2019 were designed with significant student …

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Sierra Faculty and Staff Enjoy Making in December

In the month of December, Sierra College faculty and staff experienced the joy of Making and connecting with their colleagues …

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Folsom Lake College Innovation Center selected as a 2020 Maker Ed Hub

December 18, 2019 – Maker Ed announced their fourth cohort of Making Spaces Hubs! These 10 hubs—including two community makerspaces, …

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Holiday Maker Workshop Engages Community

On December 6, 2019, Sierra Makerspaces held the third annual Holiday Maker Night at Hacker Lab powered by Sierra College.  …

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Makerspace Impact Publication — Educators Request Your Free copy

CCC Maker announced the publication of California Community College Makerspace Impact: Implementation Strategies & Inspiring Stories of Transformation which is available …

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Sierra College ISAM Presentation

Carol Pepper-Kittredge, Associate Dean of Workforce Innovation, Sierra College and Statewide Project Director, CCC Maker, presented this slide deck as part …

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