Monthly Archives: January 2016

About 2-1-1: Everyone knows 9-1-1, but do you know about 2-1-1? You may know us as a disaster response organization. You may have contacted us during the wildfires for disaster support services. But what you might not know about 2-1-1 San Diego is that every day we help thousands of San Diegans find the help […]

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Last week, the San Diego Chamber Young Leaders hosted its first Board of Directors meeting. Leading the group are Honorary Chairman Mark Kersey, San Diego City Councilmember; Board Chair, James Lawson, President of Presidio Public Affairs Group; and Vice-Chair, Star Huges-Gorup, Director of Hughes Marino. Chamber Young Leaders is designed to provide a platform for […]

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As part of the George W. Bush Institute’s North America Competitiveness Initiative, Chamber staff participated in a working group to discuss the advancement of economic integration within North America. During the session, participants toured several of our border area’s unique projects including the El Chaparral Port of Entry, the Cross Border Xpress, and Energia Sierra Juarez, Sempra […]

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Chamber President & CEO Jerry Sanders moderated a panel on cross-border business opportunities during a Chamber-sponsored economic summit hosted by Go-Biz and ProMéxico. The summit, which reviewed recent agreements made between California and Mexico, also focused on strategies for the movement of people and goods, and, specifically, economic advantages of the San Diego-Baja region. This […]

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Last Thursday, the Chamber hosted a successful Cross-Border Leadership Luncheon, sponsored by Bank of America. Syndicated columnist and CNN contributor, Ruben Navarrette, Jr. delivered an entertaining and thought provoking keynote address on US Mexico relations “in the season of Donald Trump & El Chapo”. As election season continues to dominate the national conversation, Navarratte’s message was […]

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On behalf of the Chamber, Vice President Paola Avila – along with Captain Johnathan Spaner, representing the U.S. Coast Guard, and Chief John Bolduc, representing the San Diego Harbor Police – signed The Port of San Diego Maritime Emergency Restoration Plan, which establishes a single, unified plan to be executed across multiple agencies in case of […]

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Our Mission To provide individuals and families access to the resources and tools that foster dignity and success. Who We Are The Hope through Housing Foundation was created by National Community Renaissance – one of the nation’s largest nonprofit builders of workforce and senior housing– to provide life-changing human services for the residents and communities […]

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