Welcome to The Kelsey Ayer Station Groundbreaking! Thank you for joining us to celebrate this milestone for affordable, accessible, and inclusive housing.
Welcome and Land Acknowledgement
Allie Cannington | Senior Manager of Advocacy and Organizing
Isaac Haney-Owens | Communications Analyst
Mayor Sam Liccardo | City of San Jose, CA
Councilmember Raul Peralez | District 3, City of San Jose
Darcy McCann | Community Advisory Group
Dave Hopkins | Chief Operating Officer, Residential Development, Sares Regis Group of Northern California
Heather Hood | Enterprise, Vice President and Market Leader for Northern CA
AnaMarie Avila Farias | CalHFA, Board Member
Kemit Mawakana | City of San Jose Housing Department, Division Manager
Will Goodman | Board Member, The Kelsey
Micaela Connery | Co-Founder and CEO, The Kelsey
Thank you to our Key to Inclusion Sponsors:
Chyleene & Jack O’Connor
Enterprise Community Partners
Please join us immediately following this event in the St. John Courtyard at San Pedro Square Market, 87 N San Pedro Street, San Jose, CA 95110
All are welcome. CART (live captioning) will be provided. The celebration will take place outdoors on hard surfaces with ample space for social distancing. There will be seating options (both covered and not covered). Food will be served at the celebration and drinks will be available for purchase. Masks are welcome but not required, and we will have masks available for those who don’t bring their own. To request any specific accommodations please email Ari at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’re happy to support you.
We encourage you to use public transit, walk, or bike. We’re very proud of our transit oriented location!
VTA: Japantown/Ayer Stop (Served by Blue and Green line)
Bike: Bike parking available and there is a Bay Wheels/Lyft Bike station next door to the site at Ryland Park
Drive: Park at San Pedro Square Garage (across from where the celebration will take place) and it is a 15 minute walk or wheel to the site. If you need closer accessible parking email Ari at email@example.com.
Join us as a Key to Inclusion sponsor!
Sponsors will be acknowledged at the groundbreaking event, grand opening, The Kelsey website, and permanently recognized for your commitment to inclusive, affordable, accessible housing as part of our lobby key wall art piece. Email LizaDawn, Director of Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.