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Economic Recovery Roundtable: Understanding the Economic Impacts of the Pandemic - Shared screen with speaker view
Bart Charlow-Samaritan House
06:07
Hi, Bart Charlow from Samaritan House. Happy to be here.
Zia MacWilliams
06:13
Zia MacWilliams, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley
Danielle Lee
06:26
Good morning! Danielle Lee from the San Mateo County Recovery Initiative
Chris Benner
06:30
Welcome everyone. Chris Benner from UC Santa Cruz. I’m happy to be with you all here this morning.
Mike
06:32
Good morning….Mike Callagy, County Manager
Rosanne Foust
06:33
Good Morning! Rosanne Foust with SAMCEDA.
Julie Lind, San Mateo Labor Council
07:11
Hi all. Julie Lind with the Labor Council. Can’t wait for this presentation!
Patrick Kallerman
08:24
Good morning everyone! Patrick Kallerman from the Bay Area Council Economic Institute
Khee Lim
08:54
Good Morning Khee Lim Millbrae Public Works Director
Rico E. Medina
09:01
Good Morning, Rico from the City of San Bruno
Canepa Staff (Mike Richardson)
09:02
Good morning everyone. Mike here from David Canepa’s office. If you need follow up with him for any items afterwards, please let me know. Thanks!
Peggy Jensen (she, her)
09:09
Welcome and Good Morning everyone! Peggy Jensen, San Mateo County
Andy Switky
09:10
Hi, everyone. Andy Switky, co-chair of the NOVA board.
Rachel Monaco
09:11
Hello everyone, Rachel Monaco from Second Harvest of Silicon Valley
Hong Liu
09:14
Good morning everyone! Hong Liu from San Mateo Probation Department
John Ford, Commute.org
09:19
John Ford, Commute.org - happy Thursday!
Sophia Brink
09:23
Good morning. Sophia Brink from Office of David Canepa
Alok Gupta | RenCenter
09:27
Good morning, this is Alok Gupta from the Renaissance Center for Entrepreneurship.
Jessica Mullin (she/her)
09:35
Good Morning, Jessica Stanfill Mullin, Office of Sustainability and the San Mateo County Recovery Initiative
Kris Stadelman
09:35
Good Morning, Kris Stadelman, NOVAworks Director
Juda Tolmasoff (she/her)
09:36
Good morning. Juda Tolmasoff from Supervisor Carole Groom's office.
Diana Bautista
09:42
hello! Diana Bautista from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
Alexandria Gallizioli
09:42
Good morning! Alexandria Gallizioli from the County Office of Sustainability.
John Hutar
09:43
Hello everyone - John Hutar, President and CEO of the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Joseph Sanfilippo, City of Burlingame
09:53
Good morning. Joseph Sanfilippo, Economic Development & Housing Specialist, City of Burlingame.
Jennifer Chen
09:54
Good Morning from City of San Mateo. Jennifer Chen the City's ED Mgr
Heather Cleary
09:55
Heather Cleary, Peninsula Family Service. Good to be here.
Tammy
09:56
Good morning- Tammy from Recology San Mateo County Hi everyone 😊
Joanne Bohigian
10:00
Great to see everyone...good morning. Joanne Bohigian. Chair. Foster City Chamber of Commerce.
Amy Buckmaster
10:03
Good Morning , Amy Buckmaster from Chamber San Mateo County
Angela Tsui
10:07
Good morning, Angela Tsui representing City of Menlo Park. Thank you for hosting this event!
Larisa Ocañada - SAMCEDA
10:07
Good morning! - Larisa Ocañada, SAMCEDA
Susan Wright - County of San Mateo
10:11
Good morning. Susan Wright from the County Office of Sustainability
Georgia Farooq
10:11
Good morning all. Georgia Farooq, Thrive Alliance
Lisa Mancini
10:15
Good morning...Lisa Mancini, Aging and Adult Services
Kitty Lopez
10:20
Good morning! Kitty Lopez, Executive Director, First 5 San Mateo County
Cecilia Taylor
10:23
Good Morning Everyone! Cecilia Taylor, Elected Official, Founder of Belle Haven Action OK when we get started
Rosa Shields
10:34
Good morning! Rosa Shields, Community Services Director, San Mateo Central Labor Council
Louise Rogers she/her/hers
10:57
Hello! Louise Rogers, Health Director.
Jennifer Torai
11:08
Good morning! Jennifer Torai, Director of Local Government Affairs for Stanford Health Care
Tanya Beat (she/her)
11:29
Tanya Beat, CSW, DVC, LGBTQ Commission
Effie Milionis Verducci (She/Her)
11:35
Good morning! Effie Milionis Verducci, County of San Mateo Office of Sustainability
Kalimah Salahuddin
12:15
Good Morning! Kalimah Salahuddin, REACH Coalition and JUHSD Board
Emma Gonzalez, Office of Community Affairs
12:51
Good Morning - Emma Gonzalez, Office of Community Affairs
Ken Cole
12:59
Good morning, everyone--Ken Cole, Agency Director --San Mateo County Human Services Agency
Andrea Jones
13:25
Good morning, all! Andrea Jones, CZI
Akemi Flynn (she/her)
13:32
Good morning! Akemi Flynn, ALF SV
Sherri Sager, Stanford Children's Health, Lucile Packard
14:01
good morning. Sherri Sager, Stanford Children's Health
Evan Jones
14:18
Hey Yall, Evan Jones Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club
Laura Parmer-Lohan (she/her/hers)
14:19
Good morning all! Laura Parmer-Lohan (she/her/hers) Chief of Staff, Amgen & Mayor, San Carlos
Linda Wolin (she/her)
15:03
Good morning. Linda Wolin (she/her), Senior Legislative Aide, Office of SMC Supervisor Dave Pine
Don Cecil
16:23
Good morning, Don Cecil supporting SAMCEDA.
Suzanne St. John-Crane
17:24
Good Morning. Suzanne St. John-Crane, ALF Silicon Valley
Michael Brownrigg
17:27
Love being part of a strong County team — Michael Brownrigg, City of Burlingame; also founding partner at Apis & Heritage, helping workers of color own their futures.
Marci Dragun (she/her)
18:12
Good morning everyone. Marci Dragun, Office of Supervisor Warren Slocum.
Sherri Sager, Stanford Children's Health, Lucile Packard
19:03
how come health care was not included on the pie chart on the preceding slide regarding recovery?
Dana Stoehr
19:04
Good Morning, Dana Stoehr, San Mateo County Event Center
Ruben Avelar
19:27
Good morning. Ruben Avelar - JobTrain.
Danielle Lee
25:06
Thank you again for joining this morning! Please feel free to add questions to the chat - we will have time for questions after each speaker.
Michael Brownrigg
30:12
Interested in the interaction between COVID-driven changes in workplace and patterns vs housing expense for workers. In other words, while “remote work” may have been catalyzed by COVID, does it stick because of housing shortages? And is that what we want? Could housing costs/shortages drive our innovators off the Peninsula irrespective of COVID?
Bart Charlow-Samaritan House
30:53
Question: What - if anything - can be done or is being considered to better the job prospects for undocumented workers/residents?
Rosa Shields, San Mateo Labor Council
31:03
Are you planning on conducting interviews in other industries such as hospitality, food service, construction?
Suzanne St. John-Crane
31:21
Google, FB and Twitter are cutting pay for remote workers who move to less expensive areas. It’s impacting those that have long commutes and need to drive 2+ hours to get to work in order to keep their salary. Any insights on short / longterm impact on workforce and traffic because of this?
Peggy Jensen (she, her)
32:16
@Sherri - thank you for asking about health care and the recovery - the circle around the pie chart was about health care as that affects all aspects of the recovery.
Bart Charlow-Samaritan House
36:58
Question: Is there any energy behind raising wages to a realistic level to enable their workers to sustain here?
Bob Bell
38:14
Great article in May/June HBR that provides a model on evaluating long-term remote/hybrid work models. Looks at analyzing remote work by place/time constraints. Article provides a model for this analysis. It is a solid decision making process for remote/hybrid work. Employees will also understand the rationale for these working arrangements based on the model.
Bob Bell
41:26
https://hbr.org/2021/05/how-to-do-hybrid-right
Julie Lind, San Mateo Labor Council
41:26
Ditto @bart. We don’t have a worker shortage, we have a shortage of high road jobs that pay a living wage. Our county has the highest cost of living in CA with the widest gap between the haves and have nots, and this gross inequity was exacerbated by the pandemic. If individuals are staying home because they make more money on unemployment than they do by going to work, the issue is not that unemployment compensation is too high. It’s that wages are far too low. To keep “talent” here our employers have to treat them like they’re talented.
Shireen M. (she/her)
44:05
Question for Patrick: Based on your interviews, how open are large employers to inclusive hiring and procurement priorities (Anchor Institution strategies)? This could include creating intentional pipelines for local talent from SMC impacted communities and small businesses and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
Kate Comfort Harr (she/her)
44:21
Question: “Quality of Life” for high paid workers is dependent on service workers being able to provide much needed services but small businesses can’t pay the wages needed to allow workers to remain local. Is there any public sector momentum around susidizing low wage workers so small business don’t have to absorb the full cost of needed local living wages?
Shawneece Stevenson
51:10
I do wonder about impact of remote workinvestment in communities of color especially diverse workforce food service and other. I also wonder about the idea of working we’re you live abd deep relationships there ultimately impacting the power of deep connection.
Michael Brownrigg
51:21
As a former venture capitalist, I would just point out that it only matters where the VCs are because, historically, the VCs insisted on being able to drive to their portfolio companies, so within a zip code or two. So the VC investment preferences lead to a concentration of start ups on the Peninsula, and it is the start ups (not the VCs) which grow into big employers. The interesting thing to me is whether VCs recognize they can invest beyond the Bay Area because of zoom etc. That might have a bigger impact on location of work and concentration of innovation.
Suzanne St. John-Crane
54:21
@Shawneece - agreed. In 2016 we know that 90% of Silicon Valley philanthropy left the region. The majority lack a strong connection to local community.
Kate Comfort Harr (she/her)
59:29
Interesting, albeit somewhat controversial, Business Times editorial about the more hidden impact of closing roadways in local downtown: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=rm&ogbl#advanced-search/from=john%40mcnellis.com&subset=all&within=1d&sizeoperator=s_sl&sizeunit=s_smb&query=from%3A(john%40mcnellis.com)
Rosa Shields, San Mateo Labor Council
01:03:41
Can you elaborate on total regional output v employment rates?
Sherri Sager, Stanford Children's Health, Lucile Packard
01:13:24
will these slides be sent out to folks?
Patricia Cheeseman
01:14:24
This is great information and data! Will you be sharing a copy of this presentation slides?
Danielle Lee
01:15:05
We will plan to post these slides to the Recovery Initiative website and can also send them via email. Www.SMCrecovery.org
Kate Comfort Harr (she/her)
01:22:26
Hi all- Try this link to the article instead: https://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2021/08/06/on-real-estate-cities-seek-to-save-retail.html
Bart Charlow-Samaritan House
01:22:28
EXCELLENT, Chris! Thank you so much.
Louise Rogers she/her/hers
01:22:45
Locally various health care techs (ie OR tech, OB tech, Surge tech etc) are in demand. Not clear where they fit in to this helpful larger picture in terms of ladder etc.
Nicole Tran
01:23:23
Food industry is one of the most difficult industries to be in, by raising the minimum wage, it will be making it even more difficult for business owners. Yes, gov’t assistance has helped a little bit but is not enough to sustain the food industry for longevity.Is there anyway we can partner with tech/bio companies to help subsidize the work force demands of the food industry? I believe that if the culture of small businesses in San Mateo is important to these large businesses, we should be working with them to keep it around - otherwise it’ll slowly disappear and it will transform into any other major city with big food chain restaurants.
Barrie Hathaway
01:24:09
Dr. Brenner, are you seeing any movement in major employers hiring for specific skills over college degrees? Tech is a great example of this.
Jennifer Valencia
01:25:26
For community members connected to Human Services Agency, they may qualify for subsidized employment services. We have the opportunity to pay wage subsidies. In addition, we operate a food training program. Anyone interested, please contact me jdvalencia@smcgov.org
Lisa Tealer (she/her) BACHAC
01:26:55
Professor Benner Outstanding and insightful presentation. I think it would helpful for CBOs and academic institutions to hear your talk. Perhaps this is already happening, however if not I’m interested in helping make that happen aachacsanmateo@gmail.com
Bart Charlow-Samaritan House
01:27:38
Or possibly present to our Thrive Alliance of Nonprofits in San Mateo County.
Kate Comfort Harr (she/her)
01:27:44
Great question, Barrie! We have removed degree requirements in many of our positions where the right skill set is more imporntant than the degree. People of color and women are especially unlikely to apply for jobs that they are well qualified for but don’t meet the degree requirement. Degrees can be huge barriers to mobility.
Nicole Tran
01:29:09
The in house food of at the companies is what is taking the workforce away from small businesses
Bob Bell
01:30:58
We created career ladders based on Salesforce Marketing Certifications and programming skills. Those replaced degree requirements.
Peggy Jensen (she, her)
01:31:36
@Bart and @Lisa - We are happy help set up additional presentations of this information and also suggest that the upcoming roundtables would be of interest to THRIVE and others. Please share the roundtable flyer widely - we'll send it out again - and follow-up with Danielle about additional presentations.
Gina Papan
01:31:43
Can we get a copy of the slides?
Shireen M. (she/her)
01:31:44
Thanks you, Dr. Benner. Excellent information!
Bart Charlow-Samaritan House
01:32:07
Will do, Peggy. This is great material.
Lisa Tealer (she/her) BACHAC
01:32:32
@Peggy-Will do & Thank you!
Joanne Bohigian
01:34:19
Claire's Crunch Cakes are AMAZING!!!!
Chris Benner
01:35:44
I have posted the full slide deck in the chat window—large file, (5.3mb), so we’ll also make it available on a web-site to download later. Thank you all for your interest.
Sherri Sager, Stanford Children's Health, Lucile Packard
01:36:36
Chris thank you for a very informative presentation
Laura Parmer-Lohan (she/her/hers)
01:39:00
Congresswoman Speier framed the childcare worker wage gap this way: "We pay people six times more to watch our money than our kids." Wow. That spoke volumes to me.
Bart Charlow-Samaritan House
01:39:56
The problems foundational to child care are also the same as for elder care, another industry we need enhanced for our workforce to be able to go back to work!
Christine Padilla
01:40:48
Rosanne, thank you for including Karen on this panel.. People sometimes forgot our dedicated child care providers are backbone small businesses.
Andrea Jones
01:41:38
Karen mentioned 500 childcare providers closing…was that in the state, Bay Area or sac? I missed the specific region she referred to
Bob Bell
01:43:06
+Laura Palmer-Lohan. Really puts it into perspective.
Suzanne St. John-Crane
01:43:10
THANK YOU CLAIRE! We see you. ❤️
Christine Padilla
01:43:23
Claire we support you!
Kitty Lopez
01:43:35
Thank you Claire for being here and such a strong member of our community!! We love you!
Shireen M. (she/her)
01:43:35
Claire, thank you for the honest expression of emotions!
Tim Russell - RenCenter
01:43:41
Claire, thank you for sharing your heart
Lisa Tealer (she/her) BACHAC
01:43:47
We’re here for you Claire!! You’ve been there for us!!
Megan Swezey Fogarty - Stanford
01:43:49
Claire we support you!
Lennies Gutierrez
01:44:12
Thank you SAMCEDA/Rosanne and SM County for your support of small businesses! Such a touching and important topic! Thank you Claire and Karen for sharing your experiences.
Amy Buckmaster
01:44:46
Claire and Karen you are fantastic :-). Never been more proud to live in San Mateo County. Thank you Rosanne and SAMCEDA for EVERYTHING you have done
Emma Gonzalez, Office of Community Affairs
01:45:08
Claire and Karen, thank you for your openness and sharing your experiences.
Juda Tolmasoff (she/her)
01:45:09
Amy: +1
Kitty Lopez
01:46:15
Thank you Karen for sharing your perspective and experience as a child care provider and critical member of SMC!!
Louise Rogers she/her/hers
01:46:43
@Laura, yes the low wages for backbone child care worker jobs are shocking and Congresswoman Speier's words tell the story simply and powerfully. F5 learned at one point that a high percentage of our front line child care workers are also beneficiaries of our safety net Medi-Cal health insurance program locally.
Peggy Jensen (she, her)
01:47:44
Claire and Karen - thank you so much for sharing your experience and insights today.
Bart Charlow-Samaritan House
01:48:19
You're really talking about a more sane society that supports its citizens/residents, instead of expecting or demanding that everyone carry his/her own (when it's often impossible!)
Kitty Lopez
01:48:21
People need to be paid more money.....period! And to live here they need even more!
Heather Cleary
01:48:49
+1 Kitty!
Gina Papan
01:50:41
Can cities add development fees that support child care centers?
Evan Jones
01:52:15
It would be so amazing if we could connect "childcare' with our great public schools. It is not just care needed before kids reach school age but also care needed before and after school especially for mid and low income families.
Evan Jones
01:52:32
This is an Education, Equity, and Livability issue
Rosa Shields, San Mateo Labor Council
01:52:34
+1 evan!
Bart Charlow-Samaritan House
01:52:37
Right you are, Evan.
Christine Padilla
01:52:43
SSF
Bob Bell
01:52:52
Development fees can go into a community needs fund and can be used for dependent care and other needs in the community.
Suzanne St. John-Crane
01:54:11
Bigger question: How might each of us, as members of the San Mateo County ecosystem, be a part of propagating a culture of caring for our neighbors and civic engagement? I’d be curious what each of us pledge… because individually we are making a difference, but how can we be a part of shifting culture?
mitchell stevens
01:55:56
Beautifully said Claire — thank you
Gina Papan
01:56:05
Claire we love you!
Suzanne St. John-Crane
01:56:36
Thank you for saying this out loud Claire. God we need to face this.
Kris Stadelman
01:56:40
Thank you, Claire, for sharing your feelings!
Kitty Lopez
01:56:40
WE must ALL be anti-racist warriors wherever we see it
Suzanne St. John-Crane
01:57:05
+1 Kitty.
Chris Benner
01:57:20
Thank you Claire for being with us and sharing. So important to hear and address
Evan Jones
01:57:28
I am proof of that cake point
Amy Buckmaster
01:57:30
Bring on the Calories and Love :-)
LauraB1969’s iPhone
01:58:08
Love those cakes!
Kate Comfort Harr (she/her)
01:58:16
Claire really speaks to the challenges that business have had this pandemic - the twofold moment of pandemic and equity that rose to challenge the core of everything we do.
Heather Cleary
01:58:51
Thanks you for sharing Claire. Our community has a lot of challenges with racism, we all need understand it and work on it to ensure this is a great place for all of us live.
Joanne Bohigian
01:58:53
www.clairescrunchcake.wixsite.com or clairescrunchcake@gmail.com OR 344.8690 -- puts Claire's in your speed dial!!
Bart Charlow-Samaritan House
01:59:12
South City Ciderworks ROCKS!
LauraB1969’s iPhone
01:59:30
Agreed
Tim Russell - RenCenter
02:00:29
Awesome video
LauraB1969’s iPhone
02:01:06
Love this video
Rosanne Foust-SAMCEDA
02:02:00
Thank you everyone for all you are doing!! Please support local, every day in as many ways as possible!
Ken Cole
02:03:36
Wonderful kick off to the Recovery Round Table discussions, thanks to all who made it happen today.
Patricia Cheeseman
02:04:22
Thank you to everyone for their hard work and I can't for the future meetings..
Amy Buckmaster
02:05:05
Fantastic! Thank you
Jennifer Chen
02:05:12
Wonderful session! Thank you
Susan Wright - County of San Mateo
02:05:14
Thank you so much! This was really helpful.
Rachel Monaco
02:05:19
Thank you everyone!
LauraB1969’s iPhone
02:05:24
Excellent session thank you!
mitchell stevens
02:05:30
Thanks everyone !
Nicole Tran
02:05:33
Thank you for all the information!
Lisa Tealer (she/her) BACHAC
02:05:56
Thank you for an insightful and informative session.