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Press Release: County of San Diego Community Action Partnership’s 2020 Community Needs Assessment

Media Contact: Angeli Calinog, Policy Manager
(619) 504-0612 | [email protected]


Press Release: Your Input is Needed for the County of San Diego Community Action Partnership’s 2020 Community Needs Assessment

SAN DIEGO COUNTY (January 5, 2021) – Through January 15, 2021, Circulate San Diego is working alongside the County of San Diego’s Community Action Partnership to collect input about community needs across the region. To ensure the community has a voice in the process, the County of San Diego and Circulate San Diego invite residents to participate in a Community Needs Assessment Survey and Community Conversations being held virtually.

When: Now – January 15, 2021

Where: Online survey and through Zoom

Who: Circulate San Diego, in partnership with the County of San Diego’s Community Action Partnership (CAP), and local community partners and organizations such as the Urban Collaborative Project, Project New Village, Jewish Family Service of San Diego, Vista Community Clinic, Poder Popular, Escondido Education COMPACT, and South Bay Community Services.

What: The purpose of the 2020 Needs Assessment is to identify current strengths, needs, and ideas for future services in the community. Previous Needs Assessments have identified top needs to be youth programs, housing, gang activity, community engagement, access to healthy food, infrastructure improvement, employment, education, and transportation.

Community input will help the County of San Diego’s Community Action Partnership (CAP) in the development and improvement of programs and resources that empower and provide individuals, families, and communities the tools and opportunities to become resilient and self-sufficient.

Ways to Participate:

(1) Take the Needs Assessment Survey! This survey aims to capture comprehensive data and information to serve as the basis for CAP’s goals, programs, and services provided to individuals, families, and communities.

TAKE THE SURVEY BY JANUARY 15 and be entered to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

(2) Participate in the Needs Assessment Community Conversation!

One participant at each Community Conversation will win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

San Diego County residents are invited to join their region’s Community Conversation to talk in-depth about local issues that impact the health, safety, and quality of life in their neighborhood. Six separate events will be held for each region of the County. All events will take place online through Zoom. For a list and registrations links for the Community Conversation in your area, visit

About Circulate San Diego
Circulate San Diego is a regional nonprofit think tank dedicated to advancing mobility and making the region a better place to move, work, learn and play. Our work focuses on creating great mobility choices, more walkable and bikeable neighborhoods, and land uses that promote sustainable growth. For more information, go to


Image: Needs Assessment project announcement

Image: Survey information for Needs Assessment


Image: List of Virtual Community Conversations