Diamond Snapshot – What’s Happening in YOUR Community!

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Look ahead and plan your next family outing, arts and cultural performance, educational seminar and so much more! All of these events are happening right here in YOUR community and are hosted by Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation Community Partners. We look forward to seeing you at an event this month!


The Community Spot – February 3

1st Saturday is a monthly community market featuring local Black and Brown business owners as well as free workshops for youth and art installations for the community. Join us on February 3rd for live music, children’s activities, books by local authors, food from local businesses and all natural body/hygiene products from vendors in Southeastern San Diego.
Not only is this an opportunity to support local businesses of color, you will also be supporting the 4th District! Bring you kids, bring your family, bring your friends! For more information, email 1saturdaysd@gmail.com


DEEP Partnership Meeting – February 8

The Diamond Educational Excellence Partnership (DEEP), a collaborative focused on improving educational outcomes for children ages 0-8 who attend elementary schools in Southeastern San Diego, meets three times a year as a full partnership. February 8 is DEEP’s Winter Full Partnership Meeting at the Joe and Vi Jacobs Center in the Community Room. All organizations and community leaders interested in learning about or supporting this work are welcome to join this meeting. Learn more about DEEP at www.DEEPsd.org


Woman’s Worth – February 9

“Woman’s Worth: Reclaiming Our Divinity & Our Destiny” is a unique multigenerational women’s empowerment experience facilitated by Starla Lewis, Ishe and Yah Yah. Three women, three generations within the same family, offering three unique perspectives on what it means to be a woman!
Reserve your spot now


Tribute to Whitney Houston – February 11

Enjoy a tribute concert to the great Whitney Houston through the very songs that defined her. Doors open at 6:30pm for cocktail and social hour Show starts promptly at 7:30pm
Purchase tickets here.

Public Art at Chollas Creek RFQ – Due February 16

Over a two-year period, JCNI will undertake an open competitive process to commission an artist to create and install a permanent, site-specific artwork for the 2.6 acre linear urban park that follows a newly restored section of Chollas Creek. This public art project is a collaboration with the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Find the application here.

F.A.N.C.Y. Monthly Leadership Academy – February 17

Our monthly workshops take place the 3rd Saturday of each month at O’Farrell High School from 8AM – 12:00PM. We welcome guest speakers from CONNECT2Careers discussing In Demand Career Fields, Girls Basketball Coach Latoya White discussing sports and scholarships, and FY Dawn from Dawn to Dawn Publishing to our monthly meeting to provide an interactive workshops on conquering life’s challenges, preparing for the world of work and college simultaneously. These workshops are perfect for teen girls exploring education and career options! Topics change monthly.
Light snacks are included.
*SPACE IS LIMITED* Reserve your spot here.

Health Care For All – February 24

Health Care for All – San Diego will be hosting a teach-in about single payer health care on Saturday, February 24th from 10 am to 2 pm at the Joe and Vi Jacobs Center. Approximate Schedule – drop in anytime, stay as long as you’d like!
10:00am – Welcome & Movie: Now is the Time!
10:50am – discussion, questions and answers in english
11:30am – Welcome & Movie: Now is the Time!
12:05pm – discusión, preguntas y respuestas en español
For more info, visit their facebook page.

SNAP – February 26-28

SNAP’s Neuter Scooter Bus is a full-service mobile clinic serving the Greater San Diego area. We have a dynamic team of accredited veterinarians specializing in spaying and neutering cats and dogs. SNAP will be in the Joe and Vi Jacobs Center parking lot from February 26-28. Space is limited! Click here to make an appointment.

ACCION – February 27

Click here for more info.

Looking Ahead

All About Worms Workshop – March 3

Learn more here.

F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Awards – March 19

Get your tickets here.

Women and Families Resource Fair – March 24

For more info, visit their website.

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As a friendly reminder, if you’d like to book any rooms or event space at the
Joe and Vi Jacobs Center, please contact Kitchens for Good at 619.450.4040
or visit their website.

Thank you!