Anyone who believes libraries are a withered vestige from sepia-tinted yesteryear hasn’t been inside their neighborhood branch lately.
An upward trend in substance abuse spurred a partnership of the city, county and school district.
Cities can participate directly in youth arts programs that have lasting impacts.
Eureka Reaches Teens With GULCH Youth helped design a character building program.
Monrovia’s YES Program Opens Doors For At-Risk Teens The program provides career opportunities and guidance.
The city partnered with residents to find creative ways to address tough challenges.
The arts benefit the community in many ways.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Activities that help youth become involved in and understand issues related to sustainability span a broad range.
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.
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.
The Institute for Local Government is offering several sessions at the League of California Cities 2013 Annual Conference & Expo to provide educational opportunities for city officials.
Participants get hands-on experience in public safety work.