As national and state programs fall short of fully addressing
this issue, California’s cities and counties are focusing on
collaboration, cooperation and support at the local level to
The League has focused on transportation infrastructure needs for
over a decade, and this remains a priority for California cities
A new report from the League and its partners showcases existing
and emerging approaches that are having a positive impact on
homelessness in California communities.
When families needed better options, the city partnered with a local nonprofit to deliver thoughtful and inclusive community based programming.
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.”