Wednesday, November 30, 2022

San Jose Mayor Comments on Homelessness, Other Issues Common to City, State, Nation

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (right) shares with the CalChamber Board of Directors and Chair Kailesh Karavadra (left), partner at Ernst & Young LLP, observations on how San Jose, the 10th largest city in the nation, has dealt with issues that are top of mind for many Californians. Subjects discussed at the March 10 dinner gathering in Half Moon Bay included homelessness and housing, adapting public policy to changing situations, ways to support success for students who are the first in their families to attend college, building partnerships to expand access to technology, and how best to support the small businesses that are responsible for much of the job growth in the state and help them develop a digital presence.
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