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The People's Produce Project brings healthy foods to residents, businesses, and schools in Southeastern San Diego. Project New Village and Healthy Works teamed with local residents to create the neighborhood's own farmers market and community garden . There is a higher rate of most diseases in Southeastern San Diego than in the rest of San Diego County. Part of the reason is that the area lacks access to healthy foods. Poor nutrition is a key risk factor for developing obesity and other chronic diseases. Residents can attend free healthy cooking classes and receive a locally-based cook book.
USD offers students endless opportunities to connect with the campus, the community, and each other. With nearly 200 clubs and organizations, countless sports and residence hall activities, guest lectures, community service opportunities and wellness programs, Toreros have every resource necessary to maximize their USD experience. USD has an active, thriving campus community. In addition to its sublime setting — enhanced by an average 300 days of sunshine each year — USD offers students an abundance of academic programs, facilities and resources. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
The Center for Education Policy and Law is a joint undertaking of the USD School of Law and the School of Leadership and Education Sciences. Established by a grant from the William D. Lynch Foundation in 2007, our mission is to foster better linkage between educational research, policymaking, and practice. CEPAL Director, Scott Himelstein, in the News Scott Himelstein interviewed by KUSI on the topic of universal preschools.
A New Enterprise Imagination for Peace and Prosperity The Center for Peace and Commerce (CPC) is a collaborative effort between the School of Business Administration and the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies to prepare new generations of "change agents" who develop and exercise innovative approaches for achieving the 4 Ps– people, profit, planet and peace. CPC contributes to creating new enterprise paradigms and solutions, that foster peace-building and poverty alleviation, through courses, scholarship, enterprise development, active engagement with multiple stakeholders and the promotion of good governance. If you are interested in news and events please sign up for our mailing list .
On March 14, 2013, TBI Director David A. Shirk was asked to appear as an expert witness testimony at the hearing, “Border Security: Measuring the Progress and Addressing the Challenges,” which was hosted by the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Ranking Member Tom Coburn (R-Okla.).
News and Events No current news & events The Accountancy Institute was created to serve the educational and professional needs of the San Diego accounting community.
The Leadership Institute was established in 2001 to provide educational programs, research opportunities, and a learning community, dedicated to the preparation and support of leaders of character from a variety of professions. The mission of the Leadership Education Institute is to improve the study and practice of leadership so that individuals, organizations, and communities can better meet the adaptive challenges facing them. Mission The mission of the Leadership Education Institute is to improve the study and practice of leadership so that individuals, organizations, and communities can better meet the adaptive challenges facing them.
Learn about Drumbeat San Diego Documentation of the February 5th Drumbeat Event Moving Forward Drumbeat San Diego Community Drumbeat San Diego organizers started meeting in August of 2010. We came together because we believe in a free and open internet, and we wanted to create an event in San Diego that brought people together .
This chart was created over at www.digitalseed.com http://www.digitalseed.com/gardener/schedule/vegetable.html EAT Good Food San Diego project needs community support from the farmers and gardeners. You! Show us how to grow the healthiest, tastiest vegetables! Write an article, take lots of pictures and share it here on EAT Good Food!
On 6/7/11 the City Council voted unanimously to change a costly and regulation laden part of the City code regarding community gardens to a simple have a seed plant a seed ethos. Congratulations to the citizens of San Diego, to the people who worked so hard to change our City's obstructive Community Garden permitting process, to the SD City staff who examined the issue and crafted forward looking revisions, to the groups like the 1 in 10 Coalition and the IRC, to the Mayor and to the Counclmembers. It is a time to celebrate together!. Download this gallery (ZIP, 371 KB)
Cigars, little cigars, and cigarillos are often among the first tobacco products that teens use. Commonly sold individually or in small packages, these products are often low-priced and flavored like candy, making them especially attractive to young people. Cigarettes are regulated by state and federal law and cannot be flavored or sold individually, but cigar products – which pose similar health risks – are not subject to the same regulations. To reduce youth access to these flavored, inexpensive tobacco products, local governments may want to eliminate the sale of individual cigars or those sold in packages of small quantities. This fact sheet explains how communities can limit the sale of individual cigars. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
The simplest, most economical residential greywater system— design, parts, installers, tips, video, forum"open source franchise" The Laundry to Landscape Greywater System is our new (2008) original design which promises to be the simplest, least expensive, lowest effort way to get the most greywater out on to the landscape most effectively. (It is an improvement to our drumless laundry system design.) Due to its inherent simplicity and low cost, it is the graywater system which promises to be most suited to professional installation by landscapers. In many parts of the world it is likely that someone could make their own small business based entirely on the installation of these systems. This page is intended to be a 1) compilation of current best management practices for building your own Laundry to Landscape System, as well 2) as the information to run a business installing them.