The Franklin District Community Climate and Revitalization Playbook, completed in 2020, was developed through a robust engagement process with local organizations, businesses and residents. The Playbook highlights a variety of strategies and actions for improving the environment, economy, and livability of the Franklin neighborhood.
Complete Streets Master Plan for Franklin Boulevard between Sutterville Road/12th Avenue and 38th Avenue. The project will provide a pedestrian, bicycle, vehicular, and transit friendly environment through improved roadway and streetscape designs. The results of this project will provide a framework for prioritizing future transportation investments and addressing mobility, safety, access, parking, street and landscape improvements along the project corridor.
Spanish Micro-enterprise Program
The FNDC Micro-enterprise Program, a Spanish-speaking 10-week business training course, continues to be a pillar program of the organization. Over the course of 2 years, FNDC has graduated 30 entrepreneurs from the program, with 35% of cohort graduates realizing their goals and starting a business venture.
In partnership with Sacramento Regional Transit, on July 30, 2018 we began service for on-demand micro-transit service in South Sacramento and the Franklin Blvd Business District to help provide mobility options for our neighborhoods and business district. Flyers here!
Art Installation Project
In partnership with 916 Ink, the California Arts Council, and Sacramento State University are proud to create this public art project in South Sacramento on Franklin Blvd. These dozen murals will represent the culture, heritage, history and future of our district (Fruitridge to 12th Ave). The art celebrates the cultural history of the Blvd with large scale reproductions of posters made by the Royal Chicano Air Force, as well as custom installations created by local artists and former alumni of CSU Sacramento.