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COVID-19 Public Service Announcement Regarding Board Meeting Access and Public Comment

COVID-19 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING BOARD MEETING ACCESS AND PUBLIC COMMENT The Civic San Diego Board meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of California Executive Order 29-20 (1.5 MB PDF), which suspends certain requirements of the Ralph M. Brown Act. During the current State of Emergency and in the interest of public health and

May 8, 2020

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Letter from our President, Andrew Phillips, Civic San Diego

Our community is facing unprecedented uncertainty and evolving challenges due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. During this time, the safety and well-being of our families, employees, partners, and communities are our top priority. Starting Thursday, March 19, complying with Governor Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order, Civic San Diego (Civic) staff

March 26, 2020

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Civic San Diego Recognizes Four Local Awardees for Strides and Community Efforts

YMCA of San Diego, Casa Familiar, U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation, and Wells Fargo Bank receive Civic awards   SAN DIEGO, Calif. (September 25, 2019) — On Wednesday, September 25, the Civic San Diego (CivicSD) Board of Directors honored four recipients for their participation and support of CivicSD’s ongoing projects and mission to

September 25, 2019

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Statement on Today’s Settlement Agreement

City of San Diego Statement: “We’re pleased with this tentative settlement agreement which will elevate the planning and permitting services the City provides to our urban neighborhoods.  This agreement will enhance our efforts to tackle the housing crisis, create jobs, and improve the quality of life in our communities.” Civic San Diego

March 29, 2019

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Civic San Diego Funded Project of The Year Awarded At 2018 Ruby Awards

The Ceremony Is The County’s Largest Affordable Housing Industry Recognition Event, Hosted Annually By The San Diego Housing Federation SAN DIEGO, Calif. (May 4, 2018) — The 2018 Ruby Awards, created and hosted by The San Diego Housing Federation, were held the evening of Thursday, May 3rd at the Prado in Balboa Park. Two projects …

May 9, 2018

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Southcrest Trails Neighborhood Park opens this month

Civic San Diego (CivicSD) is proud to announce the grand opening of Southcrest Trails Neighborhood Park, a 2.6-acre open space in the community of southeast San Diego that will benefit from the new activation and amenities that have been constructed in the formerly passive park setting. The park’s grand opening will be Friday, Feb. 16, …

February 9, 2018

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CivicSD Improves Pedestrian Routes in City Heights

SAN DIEGO, CA— Pedestrians in City Heights now have safer walking routes thanks to several street improvements completed by Civic San Diego (CivicSD). Over the past year, CivicSD improved walkability by installing sidewalks, curbs, gutters, wheelchair ramps and 132 streetlights along some of the most heavily traveled routes throughout the area bordered by

November 9, 2017

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Civic San Diego Breaks Ground on 2.6-Acre Southcrest Trails Neighborhood Park

Members of the Southcrest community joined Civic San Diego (“CivicSD”) President Reese A. Jarrett, City of San Diego District 9 Councilmember Georgette Gómez, City of San Diego Park & Recreation Department Assistant Director, Andy Field, Chair of the Southcrest Trails Recreation Council, Felicia Harris, and Owner & President of DMI

March 14, 2017

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Civic San Diego Celebrates Approval of East Village Project with Key Community Benefits

CIVIC SAN DIEGO CELEBRATES APPROVAL OF EAST VILLAGE PROJECT WITH KEY COMMUNITY BENEFITS  City Council Approval Allows Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income Project to Move Forward for Park Boulevard and Market Street Site   SAN DIEGO – Dec. 14, 2016 –Marking a substantial step forward in the development of a transformative, mixed-use, mixed-income, full-block

December 15, 2016

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New Markets Tax Credit Program Helps Address Community Need

Civic San Diego (CivicSD) is proud to provide new resources that continue addressing the need for reinvestment in targeted communities, in the absence of tax increment financing resulting from the statewide dissolution of redevelopment. An early success has been the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program, managed by the United States Department of the

November 17, 2016

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