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San Francisco’s “Kindergarten to College” Program Improves the Odds For Students

San Francisco’s “Kindergarten to College” Program Improves the Odds For Students

The first publicly funded, universal children’s college savings account program in the United States has a simple yet ambitious goal: Make sure every child in San Francisco can save for post-secondary education.

April 2014
San Clemente’s “Fun on the Run Fitness” Focuses on Youth

San Clemente’s “Fun on the Run Fitness” Focuses on Youth

The Fun on the Run Mobile Recreation program visits four low-income neighborhood areas weekly to keep children engaged and active after school with physical activities, games, crafts and nutrition education.

April 2014
Get Creative: California Arts Council Offers Grant Funding Opportunity

Get Creative: California Arts Council Offers Grant Funding Opportunity

The California Arts Council’s new Creative California Communities (CCC) Program supports innovative projects that harness arts and culture as a key economic development or arts service strategy for cities and communities of all sizes.

March 2014
Montclair and Ontario Invest in Future Workforce

Montclair and Ontario Invest in Future Workforce

Like many cities throughout California, Montclair and Ontario are faced with breaking the cycle of low adult educational attainment, family poverty and workforce development hurdles. An innovative partnership, the Promise Scholars Initiative, offers a way to overcome these community challenges.

January 2014
Understanding the Basics of Public Safety Realignment

Understanding the Basics of Public Safety Realignment

Under realignment, state prisons will house the most serious offenders while county jails will house lower-level felons. This article examines which offenders are covered, sentencing, post-release supervision and related issues of continuing interest to cities.

October 2013
Summer at City Hall: Partnership Focuses on Youth

Summer at City Hall: Partnership Focuses on Youth

Summer at City Hall focuses on teen learning and leadership and provides a model for other communities seeking to create an engaging and enriching summer program for youth.

September 2013
Redlands Emergency Services Academy Gives Youth a Taste of Service

Redlands Emergency Services Academy Gives Youth a Taste of Service

Participants get hands-on experience in public safety work.

September 2013
The Conversations We All Need to Have, Again and Again

The Conversations We All Need to Have, Again and Again

Rather than have a national “conversation” about race, President Obama suggested, in effect, that we have millions of conversations about it over the next few years.

September 2013
A Tale of Two Cities: Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek’s Community Service Days

A Tale of Two Cities: Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek’s Community Service Days

These projects increase civic pride and produce remarkable results.

September 2013
Bright Ideas for Connecting Youth and Sustainability

Bright Ideas for Connecting Youth and Sustainability

Activities that help youth become involved in and understand issues related to sustainability span a broad range.

September 2013
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