California cities use a variety of methods, including citizens’
academies and similar programs, to engage residents in civic life
and give them a voice.
The TIERS Framework and Learning Lab support the use of
deliberative planning to better engage the public.
With over 2,500 bills introduced during the session, the League
represented city interests on many issues to protect local
control, revenue and flexibility.
The League offers a range of professional development sessions
featuring current research, model programs and best practices.
Advice for newly elected council members.
The city launched a pilot program after local
homelessness-related services were reduced or cut.
Training and mentoring employees on the job and investing in
their growth saves time and money.