2015 State of the City Celebration


Saturday March 14, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM PDT
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Independence High School Gym 
1776 Educational Park Drive
San Jose, CA 95133

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Office of Mayor Sam Liccardo 
City of San Jose 

Mayor Sam Liccardo and the San Jose City Council cordially invite you to the 2015 State of the City Celebration. The Mayor’s 2015 State of the City Celebration will outline key initiatives, budget priorities, and opportunities for residents to get engaged to make San Josť a safer, smarter city. In addition to the Mayor's speech, the event will honor outstanding citizens from each Council District and exemplary city employees.

New This Year:

The 2015 State of the City Celebration will be held at Independence High School’s Gym in East Side San Josť. Following the event will be a Resource Fair with information about city services and city employment.

Event Details:

This is a casual attire event.

You must bring a copy of your registration confirmation to gain attendance to the event.

The Gym features theater-style seating. We will NOT be giving out individual seat assignments for this event.

Food and drinks are not allowed in the Gym.

To arrange for accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in this public event, please call (408) 535-4800 (Voice) or (408) 294-9337 (TTY) at least three business days before the event.

Resource Fair:

The Resource Fair will begin prompty after the State of the City Celebration program which will be at 11:30 am. This fair was organized with residents like you in mind. By speaking with these organizations, you will find information on youth jobs, city services, local resources, and city employment.

  • Bill Wilson Center
  • City of San Josť - Environmental Services Department
  • City of San Josť - Housing Department
  • City of San Josť - Human Resources Department
  • City of San Josť - Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services
    • Anti-Litter & Anti-Graffiti
    • Community Centers
    • Family Camp
    • Senior Services
    • Volunteer Management Unit
    • Youth Service: Summer Camps
  • Family Children’s Services
  • First 5
  • Greater Opportunities
  • Happy Hollow Park and Zoo
  • Health Trust
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Our City Forest
  • San Josť Fire Department
  • San Josť Police Department
  • San Josť Prepared
  • San Josť Public Library
  • San Josť RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service)
  • Santa Clara County Public Health
  • Somos Mayfair
  • Veggielution
  • VTA Outreach
  • Work2Future

Transportation Details:

Free parking will be available at the main parking lot and the overflow lots. Please view the parking map for more details. The gym is on the N. Jackson Avenue side of campus.

Individuals are also encouraged to take public transit. For light rail and bus route information, please visit the VTA website