CSDA-San Diego Initiates New Public Outreach Video Contest

CSDA-San Diego Initiates New Public Outreach Video Contest

16:53 01 December in News

The San Diego Chapter of the California Special Districts Association is initiating a Video Contest for Middle and High School Students, in an effort to provide educational outreach and awareness of special districts and their role in local government. The one-minute entertaining and creative video will focus on educating the public about “What’s So Special About Special Districts?”

Videos can begin to be submitted starting December 1, 2015.  Entries must be received by March 1, 2016. Four winners in San Diego County will receive $1,500 in cash awards to be split between the school and student(s). The Video Contest is to engage students and teachers about special districts and the videos can be used as public service announcements, websites and television.

All details about the contest, including Video Contest Flyer, Rules and Application are all on line at the website www.SanDiegoCSDA.weebly.com. All videos should be submitted by YouTube link and applications uploaded through the website.

About CSDA San Diego

The San Diego Chapter of California Special District Association represents over 40 Special Districts in San Diego County. The San Diego chapter is an affiliate of the California Special Districts Association which provides legislative advocacy, education and member services for all special districts. The California Special Districts Association is a 501c(6), not-for-profit association that was formed in 1969 to promote good governance and improve core local services through professional development, advocacy, and other services for all types of independent special districts.

Special districts, such as Otay Water District, are independent public agencies that deliver core local services to communities. Services provided by special district can include water, fire protection, parks and recreation, healthcare, sanitation, mosquito abatement, ports, libraries, public cemeteries and more. Districts are established by voters and their funding is approved by voters in order to meet specific needs through focused service. They can be specially molded to serve large regions or small neighborhoods depending on the need. More information about Special Districts can be found on the California Special District website www.csda.net.