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Founded in 1981, the City Heights Community Development Corporation (CHCDC) is one of the longest-running nonprofit organizations in San Diego. For over 30 years we have been committed to providing quality comprehensive services to meet the needs of the City Heights community, including affordable housing, economic development, neighborhood improvements and community building opportunities.

2016 Golden Gear Awards: And the winners are....(!!):
We are so pleased to announce the winners of our annual recognition of incredible bike advocates who have gone above and beyond this year all in the name of bicycling.

We will be recognizing them at Joyride, so come one, come all! We'd love to have as much of our San Diego bike community there to celebrate with!

Advocate of the Year: Nicole Capretz, Climate Action Campaign

Public Partner of the Year: Marti Emerald, San Diego City Councilmember, District 9

Community Partner of the Year: CicloSDias 2016 Community Partners
(Adams Avenue Business Association, North Park Main Street, City Heights Community Development Corporation, City Heights Business Association, @Corridor Neighborhood Association, North Park Community Association

Bike Friendly Business of the Year: Hub + Spoke Cycleworks

Volunteer of the Year: Karl Rudnick

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6th Annual Holiday Joy Ride!

December 8, 2016, 5:30am - December 8, 2016, 10:00pm

Join us for our 6th Annual Holiday Joy Ride on December 8th at 5:30 PM!

We will begin the night with a festive light-your-bike ride through Balboa Park and Uptown and end back at Panama 66 for a fami...

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Part of our Board after receiving their volunteer certificate from #FaceLift2016! Not only is their time volunteered in the Board room a huge asset to our organization, their willingness to labor alongside us and 'get their hands dirty' in the community is invaluable! Thanks for all you do, #CHCDCBoard! ... See MoreSee Less

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City Heights residents including those from Metro Villas attended a public hearing today to make our voices heard.
We are waiting on the final outcome and hopeful that we can reduce the saturation of alcohol establishments in our local community. Thank you to Councilmember Marti Emerald and all community advocates for your work on behalf of our community.
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Elephant toothpaste is a quick and easy STEM activity that gets students thinking about chemical reactions. The best part, touching the texture and feeling the warmth of the foam! 🐘⚗️
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