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January Membership Mixer Recap
Thanks to everyone who attended our January Membership Mixer last night!
Special thank you newly elected Council President Sean Elo Rivera and Council Member Raul Campillo for their time and remarks, H.G. Fenton for the beautiful event space, and Pedal Ahead for donating an e-bike for our special membership opportunity drawing. We especially want to thank all of our Corporate sponsors and individual members who attended.
Council Member Campillo expressed his desire to make San Diego a better place to bike. His commitment deepened after watching a video a cyclist shared of the hazards faced on their commute through his district. Council President Elo-Rivera called us to action. While we have seen recent victories on many of our issues, we have not won. We must double our efforts to create the mobility choices, walkable and bikeable neighborhoods, and sustainable growth we want to see. With your continued support, we are making San Diego a better place to live, work, and move around.
Time to renew your Circulate Corporate Membership for 2022
With 2022 underway, it is time to begin or renew your Corporate Membership with Circulate San Diego
Corporate Membership with Circulate San Diego is for the calendar year, providing your organization with visibility throughout 2022. Plus, you will support improvements for housing and mobility in the region.
You can view the entire Corporate Membership benefits in our UPDATED 2022 Corporate Membership brochure.
- Visibility on our 7,250+ person email distribution list
- Sponsorship recognition at our annual Momentum Awards & Quarterly Membership Mixers
- Access to elected officials and agency decisionmakers
Ways to get started:
Event Recap: Cyclovia Encinitas
This past Sunday, the Circulate team was at Cyclovia Encinitas, where the Coast Highway 101 was completely closed off to cars from D Street to J Street. This allowed ample space for people to explore downtown Encinitas businesses by walking, riding, or rolling! Circulate was there to educate community members on Vision Zero, a commitment that Encinitas adopted in September 2021 to end all traffic fatalities and serious injuries.
Residents shared with us where they felt unsafe as pedestrians and bicyclists in the city and provided valuable feedback. It was a great turnout!
National City “Senior Saturdays” Event Series
National City’s Community Services Department is partnering with Circulate San Diego on an upcoming event series titled Senior Saturdays. Senior Saturdays will be a free opportunity for senior residents to come together for a wide variety of activities, educational opportunities, and entertainment—all geared towards their interests and abilities. No two Senior Saturday events will be the same, as the mission is to engage a diverse array of partner organizations throughout the series. Confirmed participants include Wheelchair Dancers Organization, Feeding San Diego, Braille Institute, San Diego Senior Women’s Basketball League, Olivewood Gardens, and many more!
10:00am and 1:00pm, every 2nd & 4th Saturdays in February, March, April, and May during 2022
Please feel free to share this with your networks and those who may be interested! You do not need to be a National City resident to participate in Senior Saturdays. We hope to see you at the first event on February 12th!
CPG Reform Unanimously Passes Planning Commission
Circulate spoke in support of Community Planning Group Reform at Planning Commission, which unanimously supported the proposal. The current proposal was put forward by Councilmember LaCava and addresses both a lack of diversity among CPG board members and brings CPGs into compliance with the City Charter. CPG reform needs the voices of community members at public meetings.
If you are interested in speaking in support of reforms, please email policy counsel Jesse O’Sullivan at [email protected].
You can also check out the community planning section of our website.
Invite: White House Virtual Event on Accessory Dwelling Units
On February 1st, the White House is convening a virtual event focused on making it easier to build accessory dwelling units (ADU’s) The event will take place from 2:00 – 3:15 pm ET and will feature government officials and practitioners, among others. Registration in advance is required. Please sign-up here.
For questions about the event, please reach out to [email protected]