The community and city collaborated to build a much-needed park.
This partnership provides long-term housing and services to
chronically homeless individuals.
An unusual emergency services agreement yielded significant
benefits when disaster struck.
Kindness is about culture; it is a way of thinking and acting.
The ability to foster community resiliency is one of the most
important benefits of promoting kindness.
A $25 million Community-Based Transitional Housing Program offers
incentive grants for providing transitional housing sites for
recently released offenders.
A collaborative effort helps keep kids on track.
A foundation of community trust and strong community
relationships is crucial for law enforcement to effectively
prevent crime and safely resolve situations that involve
We have achieved important victories on behalf of cities this
year on our strategic goals and in other areas.
A public-private partnership promotes healthy living and provides
free fitness classes and more to residents of all ages.
An unexpected event requires careful, strong management and
teamwork in the face of extreme pressure.
A few key principles apply to any smart city efforts, regardless
of size or scope.
A connected community is a stronger community.
Automating office workflows frees additional staff time for more
Economic development is both a strategy and a process involving a
web of interdependent factors.
Animal shelters nationwide are inundated during “kitten season.”
The Cities Combating Hunger Through After-School and Summer Meal
Programs (CHAMPs) initiative supports city-led efforts that
increase access to summer and after-school meal programs.
Culver City offers a model for successful community-schools
The small-town feeling of community that many of us experienced
as youngsters has become more elusive. Volunteering gives us a
sense of connectedness and offers multiple benefits.
Obesity and related diseases threaten the health of cities’ most
vulnerable populations, particularly children and youth. In
response, California cities are participating in the Healthy
A new community for formerly homeless veterans with disabilities
comprises 50 apartments, with plans underway to expand the
project, add more housing and provide permanent supportive