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Upcoming Events


Community Heroes: Environmental Sustainability Community Conversation

Sponsored by The San Diego Foundation & Jewish Community Foundation
Thursday, January 11 at 6:00pm, KKPBS Copley Telecommunications Center
Presented by KPBS & National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC)

Diane Takvorian
Diane Takvorian

What can we do to foster environmental justice and sustainability for all San Diego communities?

Join KPBS and the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) for an in-person interview with Diane Takvorian and KPBS reporter Erik Anderson. Then take part in a facilitated conversation about environmental sustainability, led by NCRC. The Community Heroes series is sponsored by The San Diego Foundation & Jewish Community Foundation.

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Chula Vista Charitable Foundation: $500K Endowment Milestone

Exclusive event for Chula Vista community members.
Thursday, January 18 at 6:00pm, The Gentle Penguin

Join the Chula Vista Charitable Foundation (CVCF) to celebrate its $500K endowment milestone! Mingle with members, business owners, and community leaders in Chula Vista while enjoying light appetizers, beverages and live music! Bring a friend to celebrate CVCF community impact!

For questions please contact Miguel Lopez at miguel@sdfoundation.org or (619) 814-1326.

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Past Events

2017 Annual Meeting: Gathering Community for Opportunity

October 19, 2017 | Liberty Station
Local philanthropists and community leaders gathered together to learn about local efforts to improve our civility at The San Diego Foundation Annual Meeting, Gathering Community for Opportunity. The event brought guests together to celebrate a year of giving with friends, and engage with one another about the most pressing topics we face in San Diego, California, and nationally.


Conversation with Community Hero Anne Wilson

June 29, 2017 | Lafayette Hotel
Anne Wilson has been “making home happen” for lower incomes families and seniors for 30 years. As part of the KPBS and the National Conflict Resolution Center Community Heroes initiative, San Diegans gathered to honor Anne Wilson for her accomplishments in Affordable Housing. Wilson discussed the impact of Community HousingWorks and facilitated dialogue about affordable housing in San Diego.

Community Heroes is sponsored by The San Diego Foundation and Jewish Community Foundation.


Conversation with Community Hero Elizabeth Bustos

April 3, 2017 | Kitchens for Good at the Jacobs Center
To Elizabeth Bustos, the road to racial justice begins with the fundamental right of everyone to have access to quality healthcare. As part of the KPBS and the National Conflict Resolution Center Community Heroes initiative, San Diegans gathered to honor Bustos for her accomplishments in Racial Justice and Equality. Bustos discussed the impact of the San Diego Cardiac Disparities Project and facilitated dialogue about racial justice and equality in San Diego.

Community Heroes is sponsored by The San Diego Foundation and Jewish Community Foundation.


Dolores San Diego Premiere

March 23, 2017 | San Diego Latino Film Festival
Community leaders joined us at the exclusive San Diego premiere of Dolores at the San Diego Latino Film Festival. Following the screening, Dolores Huerta and her son Emilio Huerta sat down for an interview with The San Diego Foundation President Kathlyn Mead to discuss the importance of civic engagement in shaping history and social change. The Foundation sponsored the film screening.


Weaving Movements: Love For The Land

October 5, 2016 | Daley Ranch
San Diegans joined us at Weaving Movements: Love For The Land to learn about opening the outdoors for all San Diego communities. Environmental advocates from the Dolores Huerta Foundation, Outdoor Outreach and The Escondido Creek Conservancy led the discussion about environmental equity for all.


Open Democracy at Politifest

September 24, 2016 | San Diego State University
Advocates from Open San Diego, The New Voters Project and The City of San Diego discussed how the youth vote, the new vote and new technologies are creating a truly OPEN San Diego as the election nears. From open-source engagement to new civil forums and open data standards, attendees learned about an “Open Democracy” – ensuring data remains timely and transparent, and the voices of all San Diegans be heard.

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