Economic development is both a strategy and a process involving a
web of interdependent factors.
The California Business Incentives Gateway gives local
governments a cost-free way to expand outreach to businesses.
The California Civic Leadership Institute® is an educational
program sponsored by the League Partners and designed for local
government elected officials interested in running for the
Immigrants contribute significantly to California’s economy, both
as employers and workers. The cities of Brawley, Oakley and
Mountain View offer examples of how engaging immigrant
An underused set of funding resources offers tools that cities can use for virtually any site.
First Weekend Palm Desert helps increase the city’s tax revenues
and makes it a regional center for the arts by drawing crowds to
lively events from November through May.