Susan G. Komen San Diego & San Diego Black Health Associates Host Circle of Promise Day Walk and Program – August 1

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Did you know, African-American women are 41% more likely to die from breast cancer?

On Saturday, August 1st from 7am-11am Susan G. Komen San Diego is hosting ‘Circle of Promise’ Day to address the disparities among African-American women with breast cancer. This event will feature two community walks around Chollas Lake Park in San Diego to encourage being proactive with our health and wellness. The lake is approximately 0.8 miles and a great way to learn about this important cause while exercising. African-American breast cancer survivors and Councilmember Cole Myrtle will speak at the event. More information can be found on the Circle of Promise event page here

Recap: Full STE[+a]M Ahead Week 2

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The Full STE[+a]M Ahead students enjoyed another week of fun, interactive learning during Track 2 of the summer program.

The summer youth program is aimed at equipping high school students with the skills needed to compete in today’s in-demand career fields and develop them as community leaders. We partnered with the Elementary Institute of Science, Project New Village, the AJA Project, the San Diego Futures Foundation, Groundwork, and UC San Diego to develop a curriculum, provide resources and guide students in activities related to STEAM subjects that directly contribute to their surrounding community.

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During Week 2, the students headed out to Wild Willows Farm, a six-acre farm and sustainable food project located along the Tijuana River. There they learned the difference between organic food and conventional food, meaning any food products they buy at restaurants, fast food places, grocery stores, or shops. By weighing out the pros and cons of both types of food they were able to understand how both types of food sources and products affect their health, the environment, and food systems as a whole.

The #FullSteam15 kids didn’t just talk about food at Wild Willows. They got their hands dirty by doing a bit of gardening as well! By planting fruits, herbs, and vegetables they got to learn first-hand how the food we eat daily comes to be. Students tasted the plants, fruits, and veggies as well to get familiar with their flavors and identify them. While most they enjoyed, it’s fair to say that they weren’t too fond of the fresh sour grapes they tried. Lots of puckered faces after sampling those! They also fed chickens and pulled tumbleweed for the goats that live on the farm.

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Back at Elementary Institute of Science, the students took the lessons they learned about planting and gardening at Wild Willows Farm and built their own raised bed for planting. They worked the soil and plated numerous fruits and vegetables in their very own garden, using recycled containers and other materials. We can’t wait to see all the tasty fresh food that blossoms from these gardens!

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A big part of this Week 2 was planning for their final projects. At the end of the Full STE[+a]M Ahead summer youth program, students will present projects that they’ve bee working on throughout the entire program. The students got into teams and started designing their own sustainable gardens. Together they will plan a budget, research alternative energy sources, choose plant life, and build a garden, implementing all they have been learning into their gardens. Each team will be presenting their final project at the Full STE[+a]M Ahead Celebration Dinner happening on August 19 at the Jo & Vi Jacobs Center.

CA Coastal Cleanup Day – September 19

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I Love A Clean San Diego invites you to be part of Costal Cleanup Day, their largest volunteer effort where they plan to engage 8,000 volunteers at nearly 100 cleanup sites throughout the county. Registration opens August 1 at the cleanup site of your choice.

Saturday, September 19
9 am – 12 pm

There will be a cleanup site at the Jackie Robinson YMCA for Chollas Creek. More information about Coastal Cleanup Day can be found at www.cleanupday.org More information about I Love A Clean San Diego can be found at www.cleansd.org.

Jacobs Presents: An Evening of Tango – August 22

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Jacobs Presents and San Diego’s Tango community invite you to an Evening of Tango with TintoTango! Experience Tango music, dance, art, and culture at this 21+ event. Whether you are a beginner or a Tango enthusiast this event has something for everyone. You’ll have a chance to see a cultural performance and learn Tango moves at 6 pm. Then at 9 pm, the Jacobs Center’s Celebration Hall transforms into Club Milonga, for an extraordinary cultural Tango experience!

Tickets are only $29.00! You don’t want to miss this extraordinary experience.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE


Cultural Performance and Tango Lessons

  • 6 pm – 7:15 pm check-in
  • 7:15 pm – LA’s amazing Argentinean Tango ensemble TintoTango performs with professional dancers
  • 8 pm – History & Culture of Tango facilitated by The Art of the Dance Tango with instructor Florentino Guizar and other exceptional San Diego dancers
  • 8:15 pm – Tango lessons

Club Milonga!

  • 9 pm – 12:30 am – Milonga – Tango dance experience, with TintoTango performing

Happening at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center, Celebration Hall
404 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114

This is a 21+ event. For more information contact Liz Faris, Communications Manager at LFaris@JacobsCenter.org or (619) 527-6161 ext. 376. 

Learn more at www.JacobsPresents.com.

FREE Community Learning Series: Introduction to Video Storytelling – August 13

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Do you like movies? Would you like to learn how to make one?

Join us for a FREE Introduction to Video Storytelling information session. The class will be taught by local filmmakers David Jester and Matt Helbig, co-founders of Fifty Square Feet Productions

Learn how to write, shoot, and edit documentaries, films, webisodes, and more! The course will cover the art of storytelling, basic video, audio, and lighting.

Thursday, August 13
5:30 pm
Joe & Vi Jacobs, Community Room (First Floor)
404 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114
Free parking is available on-site.

SPACE IS LIMITED.
REGISTER HERE.

If you have access to a cell phone that takes video and an interest in learning film, you have everything you need to attend!

Contact Beatriz Garcia, Director of Community Engagement at BGarcia@jacobscenter.org or
(619) 527-6161 ext. 371 for more information. 

Job Seekers Come Out to the Construction Hiring Event

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Last Thursday, the Jacobs Center hosted the Construction Careers Hiring Event, an event aimed at assisting our Local Hire efforts for construction jobs as outlined in the Community Economic Opportunity Plan (CEOP).  The hiring event would help us, Chelsea Investment Corporation and their general contractor Emmerson Construction, our partner in the building of the Trolley Park Terrace affordable housing complex, hire local construction workers to build the 52-unit apartment homes. We had a fantastic turnout of men and women looking for job opportunities with the Trolley Park Terrace project as well as jobs and apprenticeships available from the 23 exhibitors that were hiring at the event.

Among those exhibitors were:

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  • 8 Trolley Park Terrace focused contractors and 3 “Other” contractors/employers.
  • 6 paid Apprenticeship programs – both union and non-union.
  • 2 construction staffing companies.
  • 3 local workforce programs that focus on construction training opportunities.

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We were ecstatic to see nearly 100 job seekers attend the event, which is double the number of people that came out to our previous hiring event. Many of those who came out in search of a job opportunity were residents of the Diamond Neighborhoods. People waited in line and filled out applications on site, proving that there is a demand for good paying construction careers to be found not only with locals but with those who came from outside the Diamond.

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Steven Steppe of the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus of San Diego and Imperial Counties reported that as a result of the last two construction hiring events held by the Jacobs Center in June and July more than 76 people have been invited to a special walk-through to learn more about the IBEW Local 569 Apprenticeship Programs. This is always great news to hear! Through our hiring events, we hope to bring about more career opportunities to people in the Diamond Neighborhoods and help build a thriving economy.  

This event was truly a collaborative effort. We thank all our partners, exhibitors and job seekers who came out to help build a better, stronger Diamond!

Recap: Full STE[+a]M Ahead Week 1

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 It’s summertime, but that doesn’t mean vital education is taking a back seat for Diamond Neighborhood kids. With the Full STE[+a]M Ahead program kicking off last week, students from local schools have been engaged in interactive learning courses focused on science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

The summer youth program is aimed at equipping high school students with the skills needed to compete in today’s in-demand career fields and develop them as community leaders. The Jacobs Center partners annually with the Elementary Institute of Science, Project New Village, the AJA Project, the San Diego Futures Foundation, Groundwork, and UC San Diego for this program. Together, we develop the curriculum, provide resources and guide students in activities related to science, urban gardening, food justice, and photography that directly contribute to their surrounding community.

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Week 1 is always filled with excitement as the young participants get to know one other and start getting their hands dirty – literally! To start them off, STEAM students visited Mt. Hope Garden, where they learned incredible lessons in food security, growing organic produce, and seeing how the food system works at the ground level. A few of the kids even made friends with some of the creatures that help make this garden a furtive agricultural environment.

The students also visited EarthLab at Groundwork, a UC San Diego community station where students in the San Diego Unified School District can learn about science and technology in an outdoor, interactive space. There, STEAM kids learned about the cycle of life of the earth’s pollutants. Have you ever wondered where your trash ends up and how it affects the globe as a whole?

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During this field trip, the kids learned first-hand the dire effects of pollution and now understand the impact made when human beings aren’t careful about how they treat waste. The environment needs protection, and we feel good knowing that these students will be the champions of the earth from here on out.

At EarthLab, students built a shelter using recycled materials, including discarded yogurt containers, PVC pipes, and pieces of plastic. Building these shelters with materials often thrown in the garbage gave the students an idea of how materials can be used in a responsible way. They also began work on a beautiful mural on a watershed located on the property. We look forward to seeing how that turns out!

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Students also worked on creating biomes, which are contained environments that have similar climate, plant life, and animals. The world is made up of various biomes. For this lesson, the students created small ones in old jelly and soy sauce jars. They were each given a live shrimp for their biomes, working to create an environment that can sustain the small creature and allow it to live. While not everyone’s biomes enabled a lasting life for the poor shrimps, the students were taught an important lesson in sustainability and environmental balance.

Week 1 was a great start! We can’t wait to see what comes in the next weeks! To follow along, make sure to follow @jacobscenter on Instagram or search #fullsteam15 for photos from our educators.

 

 

 

Jazz at the Creek Concludes with Nick Colionne, Reggie Codrington, and Daneen Wilburn – August 15

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The Jazz at the Creek series finale, presented by M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records, Inc. concludes with red-hot guitarist and vocalist Nick Colionne joined by vocalist Daneen Wilburn and saxophonist Reggie Codrington.

Saturday, August 15
3 p.m.
Market Creek Amphitheater
310 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114
(located behind Food 4 Less)

FREE parking is available at the 
Joe & Vi Jacobs Center
404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114

BUY TICKETS HERE

A portion of the proceeds goes to the San Diego Food Bank’s
Food for Kids Backpack Program

Don’t worry this isn’t your last chance to experience Jazz in the Diamond. Stay tuned for more information on our upcoming Evening of Jazz with Michelle Coltrane on
October 2!

The Community Celebrates the Start of Construction on 52-units of Affordable Apartment Homes

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Revitalization is on a roll in Southeastern San Diego! Yesterday, residents, community leaders, and other design and construction professionals gathered to celebrate the start of construction on 52-units of affordable multi-family apartment homes coming to Southeastern San Diego’s Diamond Neighborhoods. The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation and their development partner Chelsea Investment Corporation held a groundbreaking ceremony at the future site of the new apartments at the southeast corner of Market Street and Market Creek Place adjacent to the MTS Euclid Transit Station. This was the third ceremony in six months held to celebrate milestones in the Jacobs Center’s redevelopment projects.

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The Jacobs Center’s Stephen Maduli-Williams addresses the crowd.

More quality housing is vital to the revitalization of the Diamond Neighborhoods and to encouraging more investments in the community. This residential project will help to create a more walkable community and better connect residents to public transportation. It is also a part of the Jacobs Center’s plan to develop the approximately 50 remaining acres of land they own over the next 15 years. The ultimate vision is to transform the area into a Neighborhood Innovation District. This new district will be supported by physical assets like redevelopment projects, networking assets that create spaces for residents to interact and be inspired in order to spur economic growth, and economic assets that support community programs that hire locally and provide opportunities to cultivate higher wage jobs.

The Jacobs Center finds ways to involve residents and incorporate their input in its projects whenever possible. At our most recent Town Hall meeting we asked residents to help us decide on the name for this residential project. The name selected by the community is Trolley Park Terrace!

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A Construction Careers Recruitment event is being held today from 3-5 p.m. at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center Community Room located at 404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114. Trained and untrained construction workers interested in building these new apartment should come by to meet with the general contractor Emmerson Construction. Additional recruitments will occur onsite including construction staffing companies, subcontractors, “Earn and Learn” apprenticeships, and training providers. More information on the event can be found here.

We look forward to welcoming many new families to their new homes when construction is complete.

FREE Community Learning Series, Entrepreneurship: Food 101 – August 1

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Are you a local artisan or food supplier? Are you looking for more information on how to get your product
onto the shelves of local markets?

Join us for Entrepreneurship: Food 101 and talk with local food expert and forager Dwight Detter on standards, labeling, procedures and everything in between!

Saturday, August 1
9 am – 1 pm
The Joe & Vi Jacobs Center
404 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114
FREE parking is available on-site.

This is a FREE event. Space is limited.

REGISTER HERE

For more information contact Beatriz Garcia, Director of Community Engagement at BGarcia@JacobsCenter.org or
(619) 527-6161 ext. 371.

Congressman John Lewis and his Award-Winning Graphic Novel Collaborators Visit Southeastern San Diego!

This past Sunday, the Elementary Institute of Science (EIS) and the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation welcomed nearly 800 residents, community leaders, and elected officials to the Jacobs Center’s Celebration Hall for a special presentation from legendary civil rights activist and respected member of Congress John Lewis and his award-winning graphic novel collaborators Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell. Lewis, Aydin, and Powell made a special visit to Southeastern San Diego’s Diamond Neighborhoods after their 2015 Comic-Con panel to discuss their bestselling graphic novel series MARCH. MARCH recounts Lewis’ experiences during the Civil Rights Movement and provides valuable lessons in nonviolent activism and youth empowerment.

Several local students who participated in reading and discussion activities about MARCH had the opportunity to ask Congressman Lewis and his collaborators questions and pose for a photo.

Several local students who participated in reading and discussion activities about MARCH had the opportunity to ask Congressman Lewis and his collaborators questions and pose for a photo.

The Jacobs Family Foundation and Jacobs Center Board Members Valerie Jacobs Hapke and Norm Hapke donated 1,000 copies of MARCH: Book One and Book Two to students in Southeastern San Diego. EIS used the books to coordinate reading and discussion activities with various local schools, churches, and community organizations to engage students in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. Many of the students who participated in these activities were in attendance on Sunday. They welcomed the co-creators with a symbolic march across the Chollas Creek bridge from the Market Creek Plaza Amphitheater to the Jacobs Center.

Local students performed a symbolic march across the Chollas Creek Bridge from the Market Creek Plaza Amphitheater to the Jacobs Center.

Local students performed a symbolic march across the Chollas Creek Bridge from the Market Creek Plaza Amphitheater to the Jacobs Center.

The event started with a rousing performance by the Thunder Squad Drumline from the Heartbeat Music Academy. Young performers brought the crowd to their feet and shared personal monologues.

Following Thunder Squad Drumline, Courtney Davis, an alumna of EIS, welcomed the community and shared her experience, the importance of education, and spoke about the inspiration she received from Congressman Lewis’ career.

Thuder Squad Drumline opened the show with a bang!

Thunder Squad Drumline opened the show with a bang!

Lewis, Aydin, and Powell each spoke about their own social justice influences and what inspired them to create MARCH. Following their presentation, several students had the opportunity to ask Lewis about his experiences during the Civil Rights Movement and his thoughts on some of today’s social justice movements.

Congressman John Lewis, joined by his award-winning graphic novel collaborators spoke to a packed room at the Jacobs Center's Celebration Hall.

Congressman John Lewis, joined by his award-winning graphic novel collaborators spoke to a packed room at the Jacobs Center’s Celebration Hall.

Copies of the best-selling MARCH: Book One and Book Two were available for sale at the event. They can also be purchased at Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore.

MARCH: Book One and Book Two and the comic that inspired Congressman Lewis to write a graphic novel,

MARCH: Book One and Book Two and the comic that inspired Congressman Lewis to write a graphic novel, “Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story”

With many communities across the country still struggling with social and racial issues today, the messages of hope that MARCH offers were especially meaningful for residents in the Diamond Neighborhoods.

The graphic novel series has become a key resource to teach the next generation about a pivotal moment in our nation’s history and has been embraced by countless readers. It’s been adopted in classrooms nationwide, spent 40 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List, and even become the first graphic novel to win a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award.

You can view more photos from the historic event here.

Construction Careers Recruitment Event – July 16

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Construction Careers Recruitment Event

The Jacobs Center is beginning work on Trolley Residential, a new 52-unit affordable multi-family apartment complex at Market Street and Market Creek Pl. Driveway, adjacent to the MTS Euclid Transit Station.

Skilled and unskilled construction workers are invited to meet with our development partner Chelsea Investment Corporation and the project’s general contractor, Emmerson ConstructionResidents of the Diamond Neighborhoods are highly encouraged to apply.

Thursday, July 16th
3 -5 pm
Joe & Vi Jacobs Center, Community Room (First Floor)
404 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114

Additional recruitments will occur onsite including construction staffing companies, subcontractors, “Earn and Learn” Apprenticeships, and training providers.

For more information or questions email DiamondJobs@JacobsCenter.org

Jazz at the Creek Welcomes Chanté Moore, J Boykin & L.A. Collective All-Star Band – July 11

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This second installment by presenter M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records, Inc. starts with J. Boykin, saxophone phenom; L.A. Collective All-Star Band with their brand of ‘Jazzy Funk’ and international recording artist Chanté Moore to headline.

Saturday, July 11
3 p.m.
Market Creek Amphitheater
310 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114
(located behind Food 4 Less)

FREE parking is available at the 
Joe & Vi Jacobs Center
404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114

BUY TICKETS HERE

A portion of the proceeds goes to the San Diego Food Bank’s
Food for Kids Backpack Program

Learn more at JazzattheCreekSD.com and don’t miss the series finale on August 15 featuring vocalist Daneen Wilburn, saxophonist Reggie Codrington, and headliner Nick Colionne!

Trolley Residential Groundbreaking Coming July 15

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New Places to Call Home Are Coming to the
Diamond Neighborhoods!

Join us and our development partner Chelsea Investment Corporation to celebrate the start of construction on 52-units of new affordable multi-family apartment homes.

Trolley Residential Project Groundbreaking Ceremony
Wednesday, July 15
3:30 pm

Southeast corner of Market Street and Market Creek Place Driveway

FREE parking is available at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center
404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA

Located adjacent to the MTS Euclid Transit Center, this project will help create a more walkable community and is one part of transforming the Diamond Neighborhoods into a place where residents can live, work, play, and create. Come be part of the revitalization!

All are welcome to attend this FREE event. Please contact Liz Faris at LFaris@jacobscenter.org or (619) 527-6161 ext. 376 with questions.

The Results of the Redevelopment Survey are in!

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The results of the Jacobs Center’s Redevelopment Survey were announced at our second Town Hall meeting held on Thursday, June 25. The survey, which concluded last month, asked residents which restaurants, retailers and services they would like to see in their neighborhood.

In addition to listing business that are growing, the survey also asked for resident’s ideas. The top results from each category are listed below:

Full Service Restaurants: 

  • BJ’s Brewhouse
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Islands

Casual Dining Restaurants:

  • Phil’s BBQ
  • Denny’s
  • Buffalo Wild Wings

Fast Casual Restaurants:

  • Wings N’ Things/Wing Stop
  • Pick Up Stix
  • Nektar Juice Bar

Retailers:

  • Petco
  • Sally Beauty Supply
  • AutoZone

Service Providers:

  • A credit union
  • Planet Fitness
  • Supercuts or Massage Envy

Additionally, there was a strong desire to bring more local businesses to the area.

Moving forward, our redevelopment team will explore these options and see which ones are compatible with the local market in the Diamond Neighborhoods.

Everyone who participated in the survey was entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card to the top selected full service restaurant, which was BJ’s Brewhouse. Nora Rocha was the randomly selected winner. Congratulations Nora and thank you to everyone who completed a survey!

Community Comes Together to Focus on Redevelopment at Town Hall 2

Last night more than 100 residents, community partners, and Jacobs Center staff gathered in the auditorium at St. Rita’s Catholic School for the second in a series of Town Hall meetings dedicated to the revitalization of the Southeastern San Diego’s Diamond Neighborhoods. This Town Hall meeting focused on redevelopment projects, primarily infrastructure improvements that will create the foundation to transform the community into a vibrant town center.

The evening started with a lively performance by Souljahz Ministry, a local Samoan youth dance troupe that got the crowd involved and ready to participate and a wonderful welcome form local resident and member of our Redevelopment Community Working Group Keryna Johnson.

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Jacobs Center Vice President of Economic Development, Stephen Maduli-Williams updated residents on recent and upcoming projects that will restore the natural and built environment. Hazard Construction was announced as the general contractor for the Chollas Creek Restoration Project which will start construction later this summer. This project includes re-planting native pants, removing invasive plant species, and preventing erosion to create a space where residents can gather and enjoy the outdoors. A pedestrian bridge will also be added providing a safer pathway for students attending Horton Elementary School.  Also coming soon is a new look for the decade old Market Creek Plaza. The bustling retail center will be refreshed and reinvigorated with a newly painted exterior, a restriped and resurfaced parking lot, and the addition of landscaping. Additionally, at the end of July our artistic powerhouse Writerz Blok will be moving to a new temporary space in Festival Park next to the Market Creek Amphitheater, behind Food 4 Less to make space for more developments in the Market Street and Euclid Avenue area. Writerz Blok will continue to offer urban art programs and pathways to creative careers for local youth in their temporary home.

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Residents were specifically asked for their feedback on several projects and plans that will make the Diamond Neighborhoods more walkable and bike-friendly. Among these projects is the creation of a Community Facilities District to proactively address necessary infrastructure upgrades in the Market Street and Euclid Avenue area. The Jacobs Center is partnering with the City of San Diego on this special financing district that will help increase property values and encourage future investments in the area. The Jacobs Center’s draft Community Economic Opportunity Plan was also available for public review and comment. This plan will help ensure that investments in the Diamond are maximized to enhance the quality of life for all residents. The goal for the final plan is create a community with a stronger, more equitable economy. The draft plan is also available for review and comment online until mid-July.

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Additionally, residents were asked to choose their preference for a new color palette for the exterior of Market Creek Plaza and a name for the Trolley Residential multi-family apartments set to break ground soon. They also had a say in whether or not a movie theater would be a good addition to the community.

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The results of the Jacobs Center’s Redevelopment Survey that concluded last month were also shared at last night’s Town Hall. The survey asked what restaurants, retailers, and services residents would like in their community. The survey listed options of businesses that are growing and asked residents for their ideas.  The top choices in each category were:

Full Service Restaurant: BJ’s Brewhouse, California Pizza Kitchen, and Islands

Casual Dining Restaurant: Phil’s BBQ, Denny’s, and Buffalo Wild Wings

Fast Casual Restaurant: Wings N’ Things or Wing Stop, Pick Up Stix, and Nektar Juice Bar

Retailers: Petco, Sally Beauty Supply, and AutoZone

Service: A Credit Union, Planet Fitness, Supercuts, and Massage Envy

Moving forward, the Jacobs Center will explore these options and see which are compatible with the local market in the Diamond. Having a strong anchor business in place will also help to encourage local businesses to come to the community. A desire for more local businesses was also expressed in the survey feedback.

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Our Town Hall series will continue next year. In the meantime you can see more photos from the second Town Hall on our Facebook page and see what people had to say on social media and share your thoughts using the hashtag #JacobsTownHall.

Your Opinion Matters! Provide Your Input on Safer and More Walkable Streets and be Entered for the Chance to Win!

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Support Safer and More Walkable Streets in the Diamond!

Take the Community Facilities District Survey 

Your input is needed to make improvements along the Market Street and Euclid Avenue corridors. We are creating a Community Facilities District to fund the improvements needed to transform the area into a beautiful and vibrant activity center. To do so we will tax only the properties owned by the the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation along Market Street and Euclid Avenue. Our goal is to make the area a safer and more creative place to gather, work, live, learn, and play together. Please take a brief moment to complete a few multiple choice questions.

CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY 

By completing the survey you will be  entered into a drawing to receive a $50 gift card to your choice of one of the Market Creek Plaza retailers or the new Walgreens near Market Street and Euclid Avenue plus two tickets to an upcoming Jazz at the Creek concert. Make sure to include your contact information so we know how to reach you if you win!