Completed projects from Silicon Valley Talent Partnership include:
1. Design Lab at Stanford:
Hosted SVTP Ideation Lab at San Jose City Hall and the Stanford D School to identify projects ranging from workforce development strategies to open data. 28 volunteers from Smallify and Stanford ChangeLabs contributed 120 total hours to this project.
2. Web Permitting Portal Project:
Development of a web-based business permitting and licensing portal for the City of San Jose permit 1.0 called the “Your Business Coaching Center”. 5 volunteers from Proofpoint, Solar Junction, GoodJoe and PayPal dedicated 80 total volunteer hours towards this project.
3. Youth Partnership Project:
Launched the first cohort of youth partners to work on impactful multi-media and marketing projects for SVTP and the City of San Jose. 3 volunteers from Work2Future Foundation and others contributed over 100 total hours to this project.
4. San Jose Public Library Digital Collection:
Five volunteers from eBay contributed 125 hours to examine the King Library Digital Collections and develop a platform with strategic digital access enhancements of existing digital collections and digitization of primary source materials/ holdings. This will help the San Jose Public Library improve the library collection and other digital collections to be better shared with the public.
5. San Jose Landmark Video Project:
Created video assets for San Jose landmarks: SJ Diridon station, SAP center, SJSU, Downtown San Jose, San Pedro Square, San Jose Airport, Parks, Libraries, Waste water treatment, fire stations etc. 3 total volunteers from our Youth Partnership Project contributed 60 hours for City of San Jose’s manager’s office, Environmental Services Groups and others.
6. Workforce Succession Planning