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From Factoid Friday to breaking news on quality of life and sustainability issues in the region, our blog shines a spotlight on critical issues in the San Diego region and simple ways you can help to solve them.

Equinox Center Spotlighted at University Club Posted September 5, 2013

University Club members and Equinox Center supporters gathered Aug. 22 at the University Club atop Symphony Towers for a Charity & Wine Evening hosted by the Club’s Giving Group. The event gave guests a chance to toast the organization with sustainably grown wines, and to learn about Equinox’s newest program, BoardNEXT.

 

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Trash Talk: A Recap Posted September 5, 2013

TractorEquinox Center gathered a group of supporters together for Trash Talk, the first in a series of policy forums. Attendees ditched their suits and high heels for walking shoes, as they set off on a tour of the Miramar Landfill to kick off the event. Read the full story to hear about what San Diego is doing to minimize waste, what we could get better at, and what experts say the region as a whole needs to focus on. 

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Equinox Center Releases New Waste Data at Trash Talk Event Posted August 29, 2013

Miramar LandfillEquinox Center hosted Trash Talk today - an event organized for the purpose of raising awareness about regional waste issues. Equinox released new regional waste data as part of the event. See it here!


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WATERSHED Documentary Sheds Light on the Realities of Water Stress in SoCal Posted August 5, 2013

The Pearl

The Equinox Center hosted a viewing of the award-winning documentary WATERSHED in July to reinforce why water conservation in Southern California is important.

 

 

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Executive Director Lani Lutar Reports on Equinox Center Posted July 18, 2013

Lani LutarEquinox Center Executive Director Lani Lutar has been busy lately. Four months into her new role at Equinox, Lani has brought in new faces, rejuvenated key programs and ramped up the organization's efforts to impact public policy decisions linked to San Diego's economic and environmental prosperity.

 

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Connect with Leaders 2020 on Facebook Posted May 23, 2013

FB L2020 LogoLeaders 2020, Equinox Center's civic engagement program for emerging leaders, recently added an official Facebook page. Please "like" our new page to stay abreast of the latest news and insights that matter to San Diego's Millennials: www.facebook.com/SanDiegoLeaders2020.

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Leaders 2020 May Mixer in Barrio Logan Posted April 17, 2013

UCSDWant to learn more about our Leaders 2020 program or meet local elected officials and community leaders representing South County? Join us on Wednesday May 1 in Barrio Logan at our Leaders 2020 May Mixer. Thank you to event sponsor UC San Diego Health System.

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Goodbye Encinitas, Hello Downtown! Posted April 12, 2013

Equinox Center closed its Encinitas offices this week and moved into new space in downtown San Diego. Here's our new address...

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Affordable Housing? New study highlights high cost of living Posted March 15, 2013

Housing Affordability

Just this week, a new study revealed that California is the second-least affordable state behind Hawaii. Bottom line: workers in CA must make more than $25 an hour in order to afford rent on a two-bedroom home.

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Attention Grad Students: Intern Openings Posted March 8, 2013

Are you an aspiring sustainability professional with a desire to learn more about the San Diego region and our quality of life and conservation issues? If so, we want you!

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