Young people help inform and shape policies that improve healthy eating and active living.
Sponsored by the League Partners, the Helen Putnam Award for Excellence recognizes cities’ efforts to creatively address local challenges.
Plastic bag litter and increasingly stringent regulations signaled it was time to act.
The Business Resource Incentive Program combines economic development and environmental sustainability.
The city developed a proactive model and software to streamline inspections.
A dynamic arts program enhances the community’s quality of life and the local economy.
Team Chico is a public-private partnership that helps businesses identify and explore opportunities for growth and expansion.
The City of Perris won the Award for Excellence in the Health and Wellness Programs category of the 2014 Helen Putnam Award for Excellence program. To learn more about the award program, visit www.helenputnam.org.
The city converted public housing to privately owned affordable housing and created a new neighborhood. The five-year planning process involved all key stakeholders, including existing residents,…
The $45 million project, completed five months ahead of schedule and on budget, was funded by a General Airport Revenue Bond and passenger facility charges.
An upward trend in substance abuse spurred a partnership of the city, county and school district.
The process gives residents a voice in spending decisions.
The Goleta Prepare Now/Goleta Prepárese Hoy program provides education and training to community members so they can assist their families and neighborhoods during a disaster.
Monrovia’s YES Program Opens Doors For At-Risk Teens The program provides career opportunities and guidance.
Eureka Reaches Teens With GULCH Youth helped design a character building program.
The city partnered with residents to find creative ways to address tough challenges.
A public project demonstrates sustainable stormwater management practices and offers an educational, inviting space.
The arts benefit the community in many ways.
A unique collaboration helped realize a dream.
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…