To provide civic innovators in Knight communities with the best knowledge on how to improve public spaces through 8-80 Cities' study tours, the Emerging City Champions program and the city residency programs.
Create a unique night shopping experience by identifying Post Street as a pedestrian destination and balancing the city's night culture.
The MayFeria will increase civic engagement, expand economic opportunity, and strengthen social cohesion through folklife events and shared community projects.
To support talent attraction and retention in San Jose by expanding Bikepool, a social and safe bike commuting service, that aims to decrease single-occupancy vehicle commuting and increase community engagement through biking.
To improve the design of public spaces in San Jose by matching early stage City of San Jose infrastructure projects with pro bono, nationally recognized architecture and design firms, as part of an effort to enhance the city's culture of engagement.
To promote economic opportunity by supporting the creation of San Jose Public Library WORKS, a workforce development and employment training center at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library in downtown San Jose.
To attract and retain talent, expand opportunity and build civic engagement by funding the creation and operation of the Better Block Foundation, a nonprofit focused on engaging people in rapidly making their neighborhoods more vibrant.
To support talent attraction and retention in San Jose through the development of a branding and marketing campaign aimed to lure talent, jobs and opportunity to the city
Encouraging deeper resident attachment to San Jose by launching San Jose Walks, a program that encourages urban exploration and celebrates neighborhoods through walking
To support engagement through the growth of Taylor Street Farm into a food and community hub that will support events, workshops and market days and empower local food producers and suppliers
Creating a more vibrant and connected San Jose by expanding the Exhibition District, a public art project
To attract and retain talent and expand economic opportunity in San Jose by supporting more affordable and transportation-friendly housing via the expansion of GreenTRIP tools and traffic reduction strategies.