Economist Kelly Cunningham, Senior Fellow with the National University System Institute for Policy Research, will present “Economic Outlook 2013: The New Normal for Small Business” on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 as a featured event in Escondido’s College & Career Connections Month. This free lunchtime presentation will take place in the Turrentine Room at the Escondido Public Library from 11:30 – 1:00 PM. The library is located at 239 South Kalmia Street in downtown Escondido. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required and lunch will be provided. Register online by Tuesday, October 16, 2012. For more information contact 760-839-4587
Cunningham’s presentation will provide a post-recession outlook for the San Diego region and the North County in particular. As the former chief economist and research director for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, he has an established reputation and expertise in understanding San Diego’s regional economy. Cunningham is currently with The National University System Institute for Policy Research, a think tank that promotes high quality economic, policy, and public-opinion research to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of local governments in the San Diego area. As a Senior Fellow at the Institute, Cunningham conducts in-depth research on regional economic issues which he will be sharing.
College & Career Connections Month sponsors include the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, City of Escondido, Escondido Union School District, Escondido Union High School District, Escondido Adult School & ROP, Escondido Community Child Development Center, Escondido Education COMPACT, Escondido Charter High School, Escondido Public Library, Mission Federal Credit Union, Palomar College GEAR UP, the Classical Academies, North County Career Centers, San Diego Workforce Partnership, and National University System Institute for Policy Research. To learn more about College & Career Connections Month 2012, go to www.escondidochamber.org