This program plays a critical role in developing health-related
policies and programs that improve residents’ quality of life.
How a city that had the highest per capita murder rate in
California turned things around.
This program shows the value of youth as a community and policy
Rising rates of juvenile arrests spurred this effort.
Investing in early childhood helps create safe and healthy
communities. Learn how one city customized its Health and
Wellness Element to meet its residents’ unique needs.
The recently revised Picture Yourself in Local Government
curriculum is now available at no charge for local agencies to
use with students of all ages.
Our young residents play a critically important part in the
future of our cities — they are tomorrow’s leaders, workers and
innovators. Cities statewide are engaging youth in numerous ways.
The city helps local manufacturers attract qualified young
Businesses are struggling to find the talent they need.
An untreated mental health condition can have fatal consequences
and a devastating impact on the community.
The program helps tenants, landlords and neighbors.
Communicating with residents was key to developing solutions.
This innovative program keeps one moment of immature indiscretion
from turning into a pattern of criminal behavior that can ruin
any hope for a bright future.
Chief Hahn discusses strategies to help build stronger
relationships between the community and local law enforcement.
Not In Our Town is a movement to stop hate, address bullying and
build safe, inclusive communities for all.
The city is changing the lives of local youth at risk for
An innovative program targets young children.
High school students serve as mentors for younger students.
Extreme heat events now affect communities statewide and present
resiliency planning challenges.
Connecting with young people in your city to promote civic
education and engagement provides a number of benefits and has
the potential to create a generation of active, informed