California cities use a variety of methods, including citizens’
academies and similar programs, to engage residents in civic life
and give them a voice.
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.
This voluntary program recognizes elected officials for
continuing their education to enhance their knowledge and skills
and for undertaking leadership roles to better serve the public.
When making decisions or taking action, the savvy local official
embraces the notion that the law creates a floor for ethical
behavior — not a ceiling. In other words, just because a
Diversity enriches California’s culture and economy and also plays a critically important role in the League.
Increasing pension costs could push cities already in financial
distress closer to the brink of bankruptcy.
Local governments’ extended producer responsibility programs
offer policy models for other states.
A foundation of community trust and strong community
relationships is crucial for law enforcement to effectively
prevent crime and safely resolve situations that involve
Attend educational and networking events to hear about inspiring
ways to better serve your city.
Local agency employees’ personal accounts and devices may be
subject to the state’s Public Records Act.
City Corps participants gain valuable career skills.
Optimize your time at the conference.
Cities and school districts collaborate on work-based learning
City and school officials partner to support young residents.
Attend the League’s 2017 annual conference and advocate for your
city during the final days of the legislative session.
Adapting and responding to cyber threats and protecting critical
infrastructure are essential for cities.
Automating office workflows frees additional staff time for more
State and federal laws expressly protect a person’s transgender