September 2021
To See What's Happening in Your Community this Month!
Meet Our Team: Alex Waters
Please join us in welcoming our newest team member, Director of Economic Development, Alex Waters. 

Alex will continue to direct and ensure quality operations of the CONNECT ALL @ the Jacobs Center business accelerator, Business Resource Center and existing resources to the business community.

He will also be instrumental in program research and development to bridge resources, opportunities and support infrastructure for local entrepreneurs.
CONNECT ALL @ the Jacobs Center Wins Award From San Diego Business Journal

Congrats to CONNECT ALL @ the Jacobs Center for being among the list of winners for San Diego Business Journal's 2021 Nonprofit and Citizenship Awards.

CAJC is currently accepting applications for its business accelerator program. If you're a small business owner in Southeastern San Diego that needs support to launch or grow your business, apply today. Applications close Sept. 13.

Diamond Community Investors September Meeting
Attention Diamond Community Investors - don't miss this month's general meeting!

Meeting topics will include:
  • Recent events related to DCI, DMI and Market Creek Plaza
  • Market Creek Partners financial update
  • Nomination forms will be available to nominate a fellow DCI member for the advisory council

The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom on Thursday, Sept. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Please RSVP by Sept. 20 to or (619) 450-4070.

County of San Diego Independent Redistricting Commission Public Hearing
The County of San Diego Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC) is hosting pre-mapping public hearings to hear from residents like you about how County supervisorial district lines should be drawn.

There will be a hearing tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. at the Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library.
You can attend this hearing in person or via Zoom.

To learn more about redistricting or for Zoom meeting information, visit
Join the SoCal Pre Apprenticeship Program
September is Workforce Development Month! Interested in starting a career in construction?

SoCal Pre Apprenticeship is a 16-week program designed to prepare individuals for entrance into a registered apprenticeship program in the construction trades.

For more information, email
Job Opportunities with Construction Service Workers
Construction Service Workers is hiring!
There are currently openings for a proposal writer manager, an operator and more.
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