Comstock's magazine 0519 - May 2019 - Page 122

City of Sacramento this investment has gone to products sentatives of groups including ethnic of the planet. For example, Evolve associations, and our university’s com- and services that support the health BioSystems, based in Davis, invents products that establish, restore and munity research and outreach units. Over the coming months, we’ll work maintain healthy communities of mi- closely with neighborhood associations Origin Materials, in West Sacramen- the Broadway-Stockton Boulevard cor- croorganisms in babies’ intestines. to, develops less costly ways to swap out fossil fuels for environmentally friendlier wood chips in plastics manu- facturing. Our efforts with Aggie Square are guided by our 31-member Aggie Square Partnership Advisory Council of elect- ed officials and heads of economic development groups like the Greater Aggie Square, located next to UC Davis Health off of Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento, will be an innovation hub housing startups and community organizations to provide economic opportunities for residents. chambers of commerce, neighborhood Sacramento Urban League and Greater Sacramento Economic Council. We also in Oak Park, Tahoe Park, Elmhurst and ridor to develop partnerships and hear their concerns about traffic, gentrifica- tion and other potential impacts. We anticipate Aggie Square will generate jobs in these communities. Our goal is to recruit as many nearby residents as we can from the surrounding neigh- borhoods and provide educational opportunities. We want our success to be their success. Aggie Square will be a live-learn- receive advice at the neighborhood lev- work-play center of innovation that aims Advisory Committee, with 44 repre- Boulevard el through our Community Engagement to integrate with the Broadway-Stockton corridor and surround- OF 122 comstocksmag.com | May 201 9