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WEEKLY STEP UP STAIR CLIMB EVENTS 

EVERY SATURDAY FROM JULY 30TH - SEPTEMBER 24TH

SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER BAYSIDE STAIRS

AS PART OF THE 2ND ANNUAL STEP UP CHALLENGE

Every Saturday Morning, 9AM-12pm
July: 30, August: 6, 13, 20, 27

September: 3, 10, 17, 24

Community Wellness Meets Collaborative Giving!
Every Saturday between July 30th - September 24th, we are featuring one of our 2022 Step Up Challenge teams at the Bayside Stairs of the San Diego Convention Center.   

 

Climb a flight of stairs and our sponsors will donate $20 to the featured team of the week - up to 10 flights per Stair Climber per Team, per Week. Each Team represents an amazing San Diego Partner Nonprofit. This super fun fundraiser promotes community collaboration through teamwork, fitness and wellness. 

San Diego Convention Center Bayside Stairs, South Embarcadero Terrace

525 E Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

 

NOTE: Enter "Flame of Friendship" in GPS/Maps for most accurate directions. Closest parking is at Joe's Crab Shack.

BALI HAI STEP UP MIXER  

Tuesday, Sept 13, 2022 | 5pm
Bali Hai Restaurant  | 2230 Shelter Island Dr. San Diego, CA 92106
A beautiful view of the Bay, Live Music, Tropical Bites & Nonprofit Networking

A celebration mixer to honor our 2022 Step Up Challenge teams. Featuring an outdoor happy hour, networking, speakers, silent auction and much more. Highlighting Partner Nonprofits working together to better serve San Diego.

 

FREE Admittance with suggested $50.00 donation to any Step Up 2022 Nonprofit Team

EVENT PHOTOS | SLIDESHOW

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BALI HAI HIGHLIGHTS  | VIDEO

GUEST SPEAKERS

Collaboration Champions You Need to Know!

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ELLEN NASH

Chair, BAPACSD and
Retired UC San Diego  & SDSU Human Resources Professional

Ellen Nash is a native of Southeast San Diego and graduated from SDSU with a B. S. in Public Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources Management. She subsequently pursued graduate studies in Educational Leadership and Counseling and was instrumental in forming the first Black Gospel Choir at SDSU.


Ellen currently serves as the inaugural Chair of the Leon Williams San Diego County Human Relations Commission and Chair of the Black American Political Association of California, San Diego  (BAPACSD).


Additionally her extensive volunteer work includes San Diego Urban League, NAACP, San Diegans for Educational Justice Warriors. and the Black Leaders Collective. Board member of Youth Will and  Administrator at Faith Tabernacle Family Worship Center.

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Rebecca Louie is a longtime leader in the affordable housing sector, with more than two decades of experience planning, building and operating affordable and supportive housing communities throughout Southern California.

Since starting at Wakeland in 2005, she has overseen the development and operation of 41 affordable housing communities, creating over 2,200 homes for families, seniors, veterans, transition-age youth and people experiencing homelessness.

A Native Alaskan and a member of the Tlingit-Haida tribe, Ms. Louie is widely known as a strong advocate for affordable housing, social and environmental justice & homelessness due to work at Wakeland and past employers, including the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), the Center on Policy Initiatives, and United Indian Nations Community Development Corporation. 

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President & CEO,
Wakeland Housing
and Development Corporation

REBECCA LOUIE 

LIVE MUSIC FROM: JONNY TARR

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Jonny Tarr from Wales brings his "Euro Disco Electronic Soul Music" with healing power you need now!  

THANK YOU TO OUR AUCTION DONORS

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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Our headquarters has moved! Our home on B St. has served us well, and we grow, so too does the need for more space to serve our neighbors. Built in 1914, Hotel Churchill is a seven-story historic landmark along the San Diego Trolley line. Our new office is on the ground level of the building, with our main entrance on the corner of 9th and C St.

 

As part of our exciting transition, we invited members of the community to drop in to our new space on Friday, December 17th from for refreshments and learn about our inspiring plans for 2022. Thanks to those that attended!
 

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