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 311 Customer Service Center operates 24 hours a day, 365 days
a year to provide access to City and County of San Francisco
government information and services. The goal is to assist
Local governments use a wide variety of technology options in their efforts to connect with their communities. While some technology may be costly, many options are reasonably priced and the range…
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
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…
The City of Ontario partnered with Mercy House Living Centers to
create a full-service continuum of care that would provide the
social and capital infrastructure necessary to transition all…
Approximately 2.5 million “lawful permanent residents” living in
California are eligible to become U.S. citizens. Local officials
can leverage their leadership to encourage naturalization…
California is currently home to 1.8 million veterans, and an
additional 40,000 veterans are expected to return to the state
every year for the next several years.
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
The City of Santa Maria’s Listos program emphasizes sharing
emergency and disaster preparedness skills, using a culturally
appropriate curriculum that overcomes language and trust
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.
These projects increase civic pride and produce remarkable results.
SmartRiverside has helped transform the city by promoting
high-tech businesses, encouraging collaboration and creating a
forum for communication between students and high-tech
Local elected officials weigh in on current challenges and priorities.
By supporting wellness efforts, cities can offer an environment
where residents and employees are encouraged to be more
physically active, eat nutritious food and enjoy the advantages
of good health.
The Neighborhood Impact Program uses neighborhood revitalization
and partnerships to address health, safety and social issues.