Green Assistance Program

Community Learning Series

Sign Up for the Green Assistance Program
by Oct. 7

Grow Your Career by Going GREEN!

Now is the time to enhance your skills
and gain valuable hands-on experience!
Gill Sotu's H.E.R.O.E.S.

Gill Sotu's H.E.R.O.E.S.

The Play – Nov. 13-14!
Buy Your Tickets Today!

World Premiere of
Gill Sotu's

A social commentary that will make
you laugh, think, and act.
Intro to Video

Place-Based Evaluation

Convening Oct. 5 & 6. Learn More and Register!

Connect with evaluators, funders, and community partners who are using evaluation to support positive change in a place.
Cultural Celebrations & PerformancesCultural Celebrations & Performances

Arts & Community

Cultural Celebrations & Performances

Cultural Celebrations & Performances

We support arts activities that promote the sharing and learning of cultures and diverse art forms.
True Roots

True Roots

Full-service Catering
that Supports Local Resources and Creates Careers

Building hope. Expanding Capacity. Fostering Ownership. Revitalizing Community - Together.

The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation (JCNI) is partnering with resident teams in southeastern San Diego to transform 60 acres into The Village at Market Creek, a LEED-certified neighborhood and vibrant cultural destination. Through a network of nonprofit and for-profit partners, locally-owned businesses and national tenants, a community and conference center, and a portfolio of social enterprise projects, JCNI is creating assets that will become economic engines for the community when the foundation sunsets in 2030. Under the banner of "Resident Ownership of Neighborhood Change," the people who live and work in the community create the vision, lead the implementation and own the change in their community.

Diamond Neighborhoods Collective Impact DataNEW

JCNI has partnered with UCSD Extension to collect data on the Diamond Neighborhoods, in the hopes that this data will empower organizations and residents to continually enhance the social and economic well-being of San Diego’s Diamond Neighborhoods. The following document includes data that touches upon demographic, economic, health, education as well as the physical environment that the research team has analyzed thus far.

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