Today is a sad day at El Pájaro CDC. We have lost our friend and coworker Becky Ruvalcaba. Becky was with El Pájaro CDC for 17 years and was a life-long Watsonville resident. After working for many years as a farm and cannery worker, she came to El Pájaro CDC as an intern through a job retraining program after the closure of the Wrigley’s plant. She was hired by then executive director, Susan Olsen. She loved her family, her three Yorkshire terriers and her daily cup of coffee. Becky had been El Pajaro CDC’s Property/Office Manager since 2001. She loved a busy office and visitors were always welcomed by her smile. Her loss has come as a shock to all of us at El Pajaro CDC and Plaza Vigil. Our thoughts and prayers go to her family and loved ones. We will miss her very much.



Welcome to El Pájaro Community Development Corporation (El Pájaro CDC). El Pájaro CDC promotes micro-enterprise and small business development by supporting low-income and minority entrepreneurs in Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties. We create economic opportunities for the low-income and minority community by providing bi-lingual, bi-cultural business education and training, and professional consulting and technical assistance. Our programs and partnerships offer small business entrepreneurs important assistance to help them achieve economic success. 

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September 27, 2014

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