As our City’s external programs grow, our internal workforce is in need of opportunities to learn about our own programs, and specifically how we are achieving sustainability within our own operations. The One Planet program is an internal, employee engagement and sustainability program, designed around field trips, which highlights the services and programs provided for our community to our own workforce. The best part of the program is that it is run by employees for employees.  The innovation is the system to use internal experts to showcase and describe their work to their co-workers.  

Eureka has an incredible homeless problem.  Many of the homeless persons are lost as to finding solutions to their personal impediment.  They City of Eureka together with Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) formed a multidisciplinary team to find, assess, triage and identify the best solution for the individual based on a personal assessment. The Mobile Intervention Services Team (MIST) focuses on the individual, taking them from tent to program, through a brick and mortal services triage center, all the way to housing.