Get in the know - dec 1, 2023

Attention High School Students! The South County EDC is Hosting the (YEA!) Program! Now Accepting Applications! 

 This is an Exciting Opportunity for High School Students in South County!    YEA! is a groundbreaking program that empowers students to transform their business ideas into reality.  Over the course of a year, students in grades 9-12 will learn how to conduct market research, write business plans, pitch to investors, and even launch their very own companies! 

We believe that you have incredible potential and the drive to succeed. That's why we want to hear from YOU!  If you or know of someone who might be interested in joining the YEA! program or know a high school student who would be a perfect fit, don't hesitate to reach out to us. 

Contact us at 
Alejandra@southcountyedc.com and let us know that you're ready to embark on this incredible entrepreneurial journey!  

 Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to become a confident entrepreneur. Sign up today!

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Free Resources for Manufacturers in South County!

Assistance Available for South County Manufacturers! Book a Free Consultation!

The South County Economic Development Council is offering valuable assistance to local manufacturers by providing access to various resources at no cost. 

These resources include wage subsidies, workforce development programs, operational assistance, and more.


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Scott Goldstein Presentation from the SCEDC Infrastructure Forum on Nov 14th.  

Scott Goldstein, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation, gave a presentation at the SCEDC Infrastructure Forum held on November 14th.

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San Diego Introduces Permit Finder Tool to Expedite Processing Times   

The City of San Diego unveiled an online tool Friday to allow San Diegans to access permit activity and historical data as part of a continued effort to expedite processing times.

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A chronicle of academic growth and community collaboration at Southwestern College

By: Dr Mark Sanchez, Superintendent/President Southwestern College

As we embrace the colder months and approach the end of the year, we’re delighted to share some exciting updates and initiatives from Southwestern College. It is our commitment to provide the best educational experiences and opportunities, not only within our local community but on a national scale. 

Southwestern College is proud to introduce the University Now Initiative (UNI) in partnership with the City of Chula Vista, a collaborative project to identify the academic programs needed to meet the workforce demand of our binational region.

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County Teams Up With MIT Global Research Center

The County of San Diego has been chosen to team up with a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) global research center, which will provide technical assistance on the evaluation of a County pilot program aiming to keep low-income seniors from becoming homeless.

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Save the Date!

Board of Directors Meeting On Dec 5th.  

Save the Date for our upcoming SCEDC Board of Directors Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 5th from 8AM - 9:30AM.

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SCEDC Business Assistance  

The South County EDC's Business Outreach team extends the invitation to its board of directors and members to volunteer in our canvassing efforts.  This is a great opportunity to learn more on how we assist our South County business community.

 To sign up please send an email  SCEDC@southcountyedc.com.

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SCEDC Business
Recovery Loan

SCEDc is now offering $10,000 recovery loan

Do you have a Small Business in need of a loan?
 Are you looking to acquire new equipment or
adding employees?

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See What's Coming Up!

SCEDC - Board of Directors meeting 

December 5th from 8AM - 9AM - PSAR

Summit COmmittee 

December 20th, 2023

SCEDC will be closed
for holidays

December 25th, 2023 - January 1, 2024