February 2019

Feb
21
Thu
San Francisco

Bringing the Central SoMa Plan to Life

Lunchtime Forum 12:30 p.m.
San Francisco’s latest area plan, the Central SoMa Plan, was adopted last December after more than seven years in the making. It is an ambitious and groundbreaking effort that will accommodate 32,500 jobs and 8,550 housing units, as well as public benefits that total more than $2 billion in value. Hear from supervisors and planners of Central SoMa’s district as they discuss what will be next for the neighborhood. + Sup. Matt Haney / San Francisco Board of Supervisors +...
Feb
26
Tue
Oakland

The Future of Workforce Development in Oakland

Lunchtime Forum 12:30 p.m.
Oakland’s vibrant and innovative job opportunities comprise an invaluable piece of the Bay Area’s internationally recognized economy. What are the city and employers doing to ensure that this economy and workforce stay competitive, and how can they see to it that economic growth benefits everyone equitably? Explore the workforce development strategies and specific projects that are poised to make an impact in Oakland. + Julina Bonilla / Port of Oakland + Stephen Baiter / Oakland Workforce Development Board + Barbara...
Feb
28
Thu
San Jose

CASA Means Homes

Lunchtime Forum 12:30 p.m.
In 2018, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission convened a group of Bay Area housing experts and stakeholders to discuss housing solutions for the region. The result, the CASA Compact, is a package of policies being moved forward in 2019 with the goal of increasing housing production, preserving existing affordable housing and protecting vulnerable populations from displacement. Come learn more about the compact and what it might mean for San Jose and the South Bay. + Leslye Corsiglia / SV @ Home...

March 2019

Mar
6
Wed
San Francisco

2019 Good Government Awards

Good Government Awards 5:30 p.m.
For the past 39 years, the Good Government Awards have recognized outstanding job performance for those serving the City and County of San Francisco. This is a unique opportunity to acknowledge the City's top managers for their leadership, vision and ability to make a difference, both within city government and the community at large. Award winners will be recognized at the Good Government Awards on March 6, 2019. We hope you will join us!
Mar
21
Thu
San Francisco

Incorporating Inclusivity Into Design

Lunchtime Forum 6:00 p.m.
Designers, planners and architects hold an invaluable key to creating just, equitable, diverse and inclusive outcomes in the built environment at all scales. How we can design safe, equitable and beautiful spaces for all, from breastfeeding mothers to those traveling in wheelchairs to the unhoused? What does it take to stimulate empathy, awareness and intercultural intelligence in our workplaces and projects? In honor of women's history month, learn how designers and planners are introducing inclusivity into their industries.
Mar
22
Fri
San Jose

2019 SPUR Impact Awards

SPUR Impact Awards
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Please join us in honoring the recipients of our inaugural SPUR Impact Awards! The SPUR Impact Awards will acknowledge outstanding impact by public sector employees in city and county government in Santa Clara County who are making a difference within government and the community at large in the areas of housing, transportation, placemaking and urban design, and sustainability and resilience.   SPUR Impact Awards Friday, March 22, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Computer History Museum 1401 N Shoreline Blvd. Mountain View, CA 94043   Sponsorships available >>  
If, in order to participate in a SPUR event, you need auxiliary aids or services for a disability (e.g., qualified interpreter, qualified reader, written materials, taped texts) please submit your request five business days before the event to publicprograms@spur.org or 415-781-8726 x132. SPUR will work with you in identifying effective auxiliary aids or services that it can provide. If you need to cancel your request, please notify SPUR at least two business days before the event.

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