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Meetings and Events

Upcoming

Anti-Displacement and Community Ownership Discussions

We are hosting two online meetings during the month of June centering around anti-displacement strategies and community ownership models. These two meetings will include a panel of organizations and individuals who are working on these topics. The purpose is to problem solve and collaborate on how to move forward on the most effective strategies. The general public are welcome to attend and will be able to submit ideas, comments, and questions throughout the events. 

June 23rd – Anti-Displacement
Register here: Anti-Displacement Discussion
The Stockton Blvd Resident Planning Team and City of Sacramento are inviting you to come hear from local organizations working on ways to address potential displacement of residents and businesses. We are inviting community members and organizations working on the following topics to share their ideas:

Anti-displacement Strategies Flyer
  • accessory dwelling unit developments for wealth building and affordable housing
  • down-payment assistance
  • homelessness prevention/rental assistance
  • home repair
  • tenant protections
  • increasing ownership will be discussed in more detail at the community ownership discussion on July 1st

If you know of any organizations or individuals working on anti-displacement strategies that should be included, please send an email to StocktonBlvdPlan@cityofsacramento.org.

 

July 1st – Community Ownership
Register here: Community Ownership Discussion
The Stockton Blvd Resident Planning Team and City of Sacramento are inviting you to come hear from local folks working on ways to increase the current community's ownership of land, businesses, and homes and participate in a discussion with the presenters. We are inviting community members and organizations working on the following topics to share their ideas:Community Ownership Flyer

  • Community Land Trust – own land to make housing more affordable.
  • Community investment model – allow community members to make investments together and increase wealth.
  • Community owned grocery store – provide more stability for food access in the community and allow - community members make decisions about the food they need.
  • Resident buyouts – aid tenants in buying the homes they currently rent. (still looking for speaker)
  • Rent-to-own development – provide homeownership in a more affordable way.

If you know of any organizations or individuals working on these topics that should be included, please send an email to StocktonBlvdPlan@cityofsacramento.org.

Past

The Resident Planning Team met with City staff for April/May working groups on five topics. Below are links to the meeting notes (including attachments and recordings, where available):

1. Mobility/Transportation – We recommended attendance at the Transportation Prioritization meeting hosted by the City of Sacramento Transportation Dept.
o Here’s a link to the meeting slides

2. Environmental & Public Health (April 22nd)– We had an open dialogue about community-owned grocery stores, food deserts, the city’s climate action plan, funding from public health institutions, community gardens, and much more.
o Here’s a link to a video recording and meeting notes

3. Placemaking, Arts, & Culture (May 3rd) – We had a great discussion about the cultural landmarks of Stockton Blvd, community events and festivals, local storytelling, night markets, and projects for local artists.
o Here’s a link to a video recording and meeting notes

4. Inclusive Economic Development (April 27th) – We had a diverse range of topics brought forth that included: wealth-building strategies, increasing Wi-Fi access, utilizing vacant properties, signage for Little Saigon, local hiring, language barriers, and frustration over the lack of communication from the City.
o Here’s a link to a video recording and meeting notes

5. Housing & Anti-Displacement (May 6th) – We had an eye-opening dialogue about community-ownership models, Accessory-Dwelling Units, community canvassing, making community land trusts more accessible, and a Resale Inspection Program
o Here’s a link to a video recording and meeting notes

More past events:

  • Stockton Blvd Plan: Reflect, Connect, Affect- view the Presentation and recording of the meeting.
    Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
    6:00-8:00 pm
    An English-language event was held on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021. Over 100 people attended this online meeting. This event was designed to help inform community members about the Stockton Blvd Plan and to start gathering feedback to help guide next steps in developing the plan. The topics covered included the history and culture of Stockton Blvd, connecting current and future projects, and developing a plan the community can take action on. 

  • May 19, 2020  City Council considered and approved a contract for a consultant/community-based organization team to help City staff conduct the planning and environmental review processes. 

  • January/February 2020 – City staff sent out a survey to organizations working in the Stockton Boulevard area to better understand the existing efforts so the City doesn’t reinvent the wheel and can be a better partner. Results of this survey will be used to create a better understanding of existing resources and programs that we can share with organizations, neighborhood residents, businesses, and landowners.

  • January 29, 2019 – City staff presented at the Fruitridge Manor Neighborhood Association/Stockton Boulevard Partnership meeting and provided an information sheet. The purpose was to let the neighborhood know about the upcoming planning effort.

  • January/February 2020 – A panel consisting of City staff and representatives from several neighborhood associations, UC Davis, and the Stockton Boulevard Partnership interviewed consultant/community-based organization teams. The panel recommended a preferred team based on the proposal and interview.

  • December 2019 – A request for proposals for a consultant team was sent to planning firms and community-based organizations.