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2019 Initiatives

C-3's core activities are curated to support two significant and targeted advocacy initiatives annually through education, experience, and balanced dialogue. Board members work side by side with C-3's membership to plan and execute advocacy efforts including coordination with other citizen-based non-profits, hosting forums and workshops, and testifying at public hearings and committee meetings.



Mission Bay Planning

The City of San Diego is in the midst of a multi-faceted planning effort relating to several parts of Mission Bay Park. C-3's Mission Bay Working Committee is exploring how expiring leases might create opportunities to reconsider land uses such as development, recreation, and conservation around the bay.

Mission Valley Stadium Site

The stadium site is the largest developable public property in the city. C-3's Mission Valley Working Committee is examining how we can affect the process so that the City, SDSU, and the Trustees engage the public.

Balanced Programs

Breakfast Dialogues

C-3 has consistently organized monthly Breakfast Dialogues for decades exploring themes of a healthy environment, good design, transparent civic participation, and access to open space. The Breakfast Dialogue series is offered five times annually and focuses on programs, initiatives, and ideas that serve the public good, working to better our collective quality of life. 

Urban Crawls

C-3's Urban Crawl Program is an experiential-based event designed to engage C-3 members and prospective members in exploring what is happening in our communities related to the built environment, design, landscaping, transportation, and more.


"Temporary Paradise?: A Look at the Special Landscape of the San Diego Region", Kevin Lynch and Donald Appleyard

“Sustainable Paradise: A Vision for the Future of the San Diego/Tijuana Metropolitan Region”

“Toward Permanent Paradise?"

“Citizens Coordinate and the Battle for City Planning in San Diego”, Clare B. Crane, Ph.D.


Get Involved!

We cannot achieve our mission and purpose without the talent, knowledge and commitment of our diverse membership. We look to our members to directly participate in the planning and execution of our educational programs and influential advocacy work through our Member Working Committees. 

Whether you're a seasoned land planning professional or just passionate about the future of San Diego, we want to hear your voice! When you join one of our Working Member Committees, you will collaborate with civic leaders diverse professionals, and dedicated champions for healthy communities and environments. Each topic oriented committee will shape the strategy for a C-3 advocacy mission and participate in the planning of educational and community-oriented programs supportive of that mission. Get involved and take part in shaping the future of our region!


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Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 (C-3) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to education and advocacy on issues of policy, planning, and design throughout the San Diego region. Federal Tax ID: 95-2593199

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