Jacobs Center Bids Farewell to Artist-in-Residence Gill Sotu

The halls of the third floor of the Joe and Vi Jacobs Center have often been filled with faint music and inspirational words coming from the office of Gill Sotu, our artist-in-residence. It [...]


The Food Truck & Music Fest Comes to the Diamond Every Friday Evening this Month!

  Get a taste of the sounds and flavors of the Diamond every Friday night as the Diamond Business Association (BID) bring this month-long series to the neighborhood. Each week the empty lot [...]


Poets & Painters Spoken Word, Music, and Graffiti Arts Festival (June 24) Lineup Announced!

The Jacobs Center’s Poets and Painters Spoken Word, Music & Graffiti Art Festival is back for a 2nd year! Happening at Market Creek Amphitheater and Festival Park on Saturday, June 24, [...]


Inspire Youth Careers Participant Gains Work Experience and Confidence via the Program

  When the Jacobs Center launched its Inspire Youth Careers program, it had a few goals in mind. One of them was to provide its participants – Opportunity Youth ages 16-24 who are [...]


Hitachi Data Systems Supports Jacobs Center’s Upcoming Poets & Painters Festival

We send a special thank you to the San Diego office of Hitachi Data Systems, who have generously provided support for our Poets & Painters Spoken Word, Music & Graffiti Art Festival! [...]


Longtime Resident and Advocate Kathleen Harmon Honored with a Street Name Designation by City Council

Long-time community resident and advocate Kathleen Harmon was honored over the weekend by receiving the City of San Diego’s first-ever honorary street name designation. You can now drive down [...]


Reginald Jones CityAge: Building the Future Conference

CEO Reginald Jones advocating strongly for a more inclusive economy and greater investments in infrastructure in historically underinvested communities to a national audience of civic leaders and [...]


Monarch Arredon Contemporary and Renown Street Artist Chor Boogie hold “Visual Jazz” Exhibition, Which Will Benefit Writerz Blok

    Monarch Arredon Contemporary presents an incredible solo exhibition with renown street artist Chor Boogie. See more than 20 of his vibrant pieces, and help a great cause! Chor and [...]


The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation Wins a Prestigious $700k Grant from the James Irvine Foundation

Creating lasting, generational progress in a community that has been historically underserved is no easy feat. You need partners who believe in the work you are doing to help achieve those goals, [...]