WHAT WE ARE The vision of SLO U40 is to inform and inspire people of all ages to act on issues affecting the under-40 residents of San Luis Obispo County.
WHAT WE DO SLO U40 acts as a conduit for education, engagement and action relating to the community. SLO U40 is a non-partisan and non-affiliated organization that brings together passionate people who are driven to improve how we all live, work and play on the Central Coast.
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU Here are a few topics that have been sparking conversation among ourselves and all topic suggestions are encouraged for discussion and potential action.
CULTURE/LIFESTYLE: Advocate for opportunities that promote cultural experiences in our community.
DIVERSITY: Foster inclusivity that brings people together from various backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints for the betterment of our community.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Support industries and head-of-household opportunities that both align with the strategic growth and the community values of the area.
ENVIRONMENT: Advocate and pursue new means of creating environmentally friendly and waste-free policies in our area. Work with local groups to promote projects like smart-connected cities or net-zero homes and buildings.
HOUSING: Promote more affordable access and creative solutions to housing-related issues.
TECHNOLOGY: Leverage technology for more inclusive community participation.
TRANSPORTATION: Support multimodal efforts such as bike riding and bus routes that are environmentally friendly while providing safe, cost-effective and convenient transportation throughout the county.
Meet THE SLOU40 STEERING COMMITTEE
SLO U40 is made up of a group of individuals who's interest align with interests of the under 40 demographic. The steering committee was formed out of a need to polarize as a group, commit to action, & help cultivate a voice for the growing SLO U40 demographic.
KELLY DONOHUE wilshire health & community services a founding member
DALE STOKER CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY a founding member
vanessa igel PARrISH family vineyards a founding member
bekkah hopkins-tucker transitions mental health association
michael hopkins-tucker people's self help housing
rob igel sargent & lundy
louie summer wacker wealth partners
alex mcclure unanimous ai
CURTIS Abram attala law
jimmy summer mindbody
LEGACY SLOU40 STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
We would not be where we are without our legacy Steering Committee members. While U40's may come and go to the steering committee, we honor their contribution and how they continue to activate the U40 mission in their work.