About Us

Partnership for Environmental Progress is a San Diego based Community Development Corporation.


We envision a world where all people hold the power to create financial opportunity for themselves and others.

Mission Statement:

San Diego Partnership for Environmental Progress’ mission is to improve the regional neighborhoods and communities by stimulating workforce development and economic stability through loans and technical assistance to local businesses.


Partnership for Environmental Progress (PEP) is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. PEP San Diego was incorporated in 1994.

The Partnership for Environmental Progress (PEP) is a proven community-based economic development organization in San Diego County with a strong track record of providing hard-to-reach communities with important, culturally sensitive technical information in native languages on economic development and opportunity, environmental safety and consumer protection

Executive Director

Dawn Diskin, CPA, MBA