About the Event

Join for a free face mask distribution event on Saturday, September 12. In an effort to showcase local clothing designers from City Heights, the El Cajon Boulevard BIA is partnering with the International Rescue Committee SBDC, and Bodhi Tree Concerts to host a free mask distribution event. 150 free masks will be provided on a first come, first serve basis to City Heights residents.

Local designers will also be selling face masks and matching apparel, while showcasing their fabulous designs through a live stream fashion show with musical accompaniment from a local Congolese band. With social distancing observed at every step of the way during its filming, join us in supporting the City Heights community and the El Cajon Boulevard BIA.

Video from the September 12, 2020 Fashion Show - 1
Video from the September 12, 2020 Fashion Show - 2

About El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association & International Rescue Committee

Formed in 1988, El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association is one of 17 Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) of San Diego. Currently, the Boulevard members include over 1,000 small businesses.

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Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development non-governmental organization. The IRC is currently working in 40 countries and in over 20 U.S. cities where it resettles refugees and helps them become economically self-sufficient.

In San Diego, The International Rescue Committee Small Business Development Center (IRC SBDC) helps local small businesses prosper by delivering no-cost business assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs through in-language technical assistance, training, and access to microloans to support entrepreneurs to start or expand their business, with a focus on helping refugees, immigrants and other underserved communities.

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