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
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
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,
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
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