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The City of San Diego’s International Affairs Board invites you to it’s upcoming “Connecting the Dots: Finding Government Funding for Your Organization” workshop, which looks to bring together non-profits and community organizations to learn about available government resources and how to secure the funding needed to expand and continue to enhance our local community. The […]

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There are a variety of vacancies at the local and state levels for boards and commissions. If you are interested in serving, on a volunteer basis, please make sure the Chamber policy team has your information. These opportunities are on an as-available-basis but present a critical opportunity for private-sector leadership to leverage their background, their […]

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The 2019 Mission to Washington D.C. represents the Chamber’s largest delegation trip to date. The group of 162 business and civic leaders from San Diego and Baja California traveled to the nation’s capital to advocate for the policies and projects that will help grow business, create jobs, and maintain a thriving CaliBaja region. Our group […]

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Representatives Juan Vargas, Susan Davis, Scott Peters, and Mike Levin announced the introduction of their Tijuana River Valley Pollution Solution bill package in collective efforts to address transboundary pollution. The three separate bills represent a comprehensive approach to identify and prioritize funding for projects to lessen the risk of polluted flows: H.R. 3895 North American […]

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To support regional and statewide goals to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from tailpipes, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will launch a major effort to help electrify large vehicles and industrial equipment, revving up zero-emission transportation beyond passenger vehicles. On August 15th, 2019, SDG&E received approval from the California Public Utilities […]

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The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce annually honors our region’s small businesses and nonprofits for their significant contributions as drivers of economic growth through our Small Business Awards. There are five categories for organizations with fewer than 50 employees, including nonprofits can apply for: Making a Difference Innovation Leader Thank You for Your Service […]

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The evening included a conversation with special guest and featured speaker Julián Castro, former U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development and Mayor of San Antonio, Texas. Castro shared stories from his experience as mayor of the seventh largest city in the country – a city largely dependent on trade with Mexico. He also addressed […]

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Our 6th annual Legislative Lounge, an informal, lighthearted and humorous reception and awards ceremony to honor San Diego’s elected officials and their staff. This year’s winners: “Rainmaker”: Congressmember Juan Vargas, 51st Congressional District of California “Bridge Builder”: Mayor of Mexicali Gustavo Sanchez “Staffer Who Gets $#!t Done”: MaryAnne Pintar, Office of Congressmember Scott Peters “Up & […]

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The Chamber’s 12th annual “Mission to Washington D.C.” with a delegation of 140 San Diego and Baja California business and community leaders really made San Diego’s presence known in our nation’s capital. The delegation met with government officials, agency representatives, and policy makers to enhance understanding, build relationships, and advance policy that creates the best […]

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