Join us on Thursday, September 8th, 2022


The vision is for the civic, business, church and non-profit leaders from across the cities of coastal North County to come together in united purpose and prospective collaboration for the good of our communities

When: September 8th, 2022
Where: The Westin, 5480 Grand Pacific Dr. Carlsbad, CA 92008
Why: To support schools as they meet the educational, social and emotional needs of our students.

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Our Speakers

Emcee - Monica Dean

NBC 7 San Diego News Anchor/Reporter

Monica Dean is a National Edward R. Murrow Award winning anchor/reporter for NBC 7 San Diego. She co-anchors NBC 7’s 4 & 5PM weekday newscasts. She completed a year-long investigation into the sex trafficking and exploitation of children in San Diego. Her findings are the basis of a seven-episode documentary series called “STOLEN,” available at

Keynote Speaker - Donnie Dee

President/CEO San Diego Rescue Mission

As the CEO of the San Diego Rescue Mission, Donnie Dee is a high capacity leader committed to changing the state of homelessness in San Diego. Previously, he spent 27 years with Fellowship of Christian Athletes as well as two years in the NFL. Donnie leads by cultivating a culture of excellence and honor.

Speaker - Eileen Frazier

Principal at El Camino High School

Eileen is entering her 29th year working in the Oceanside school district and her 5th year as Principal of El Camino High School. She is a graduate of the Oceanside Unified School District and a lifelong member of the community where her two children also attend OUSD schools. She is committed to a high quality education for all students.

Speaker - Josh Williams

President at BW Research Partnership

BW Research is a market research firm that uses data to provide answers that empower their clients. He will be sharing economic trends and statistics affecting the most vulnerable people in our North County Region.

Speaker- Juan Castaneda

Partner at Castañeda + Heidelman LLP

Juan is an expert in complex corporate internal investigations, an experienced trial attorney and legal advisor and strategist for companies and individuals throughout the United States.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the attire for the event?

We recommend Business Casual attire.

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