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.
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.
A public-private partnership and the community mobilized in
response to rapidly increasing homelessness.
Few technologies have overtaken cities as quickly as that of
dockless bicycles and scooters, and these devices have proved
difficult for cities to regulate.
The census drives important funding for city programs. California
cities can play an active role in helping to make the 2020 census
fair and accurate.
Communicating with residents was key to developing solutions.
The city financed a transitional residence for its homeless
The East Porterville Water Supply Project offers a model for
helping to meet the clean and sustainable drinking water needs of
Making wildfire resilience a priority helps cities ensure their
communities are safe and prosperous for generations to come.
A look at how communities can plan for an earthquake and improve
Using sports for community development initiatives holds promise
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.
Partnerships can help local communities attract investments that
advance sustainability and boost local economies.
As national and state programs fall short of fully addressing
this issue, California’s cities and counties are focusing on
collaboration, cooperation and support at the local level to
The League has focused on transportation infrastructure needs for
over a decade, and this remains a priority for California cities
A new report from the League and its partners showcases existing
and emerging approaches that are having a positive impact on
homelessness in California communities.