San Jose Organizations to Strengthen Civic Engagement, Increase City Vibrancy with $1 Million Boost from Night Foundation

San Jose Organizations to Strengthen Civic Engagement, Increase City Vibrancy with $1 Million Boost from Night Foundation

Eleven projects are aimed at making San Jose a more vibrant place to live and work, driven by resident engagement.

“The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced more than $1 million in new funding for 11 projects aimed at making San Jose a more vibrant place to live and work, driven by resident engagement. Led by a range of nonprofit and urban development organizations, several of the projects focus on transforming San Jose’s public spaces into active hubs that serve to connect the community and improve civic life…

‘At the root of these projects is the idea that San Jose, like all cities, must be built for people – encompassing public spaces that connect and energize, streets that make walking and biking irresistible and pathways that open access to local decision-making for all residents,’ said Danny Harris, Knight Foundation program director for San Jose…”

 

Read more, including NPH’s resident engagement program supported by Knight Foundation funds, via KnightFoundation.org

 

Alina Harway