A city biotech incubator, a talent attraction campaign and a higher education initiative for workforce development help foster economic growth.
The city is using a variety of initiatives to address its high rate of childhood obesity.
Volunteers connect the community and enhance the quality of life in cities throughout the Golden State.
The program offers an enjoyable way for children and adults to learn organic gardening, be physically active, make smart food choices and work together.
A web-based volunteer recruitment tool meets the needs of the city’s residents and its community partners.
The city recruited seniors to supervise and support students as they walk or bike to and from school.
New research on the early brain development of poor children may be useful in helping us rethink our intervention approaches.
A crime-ridden trail spurred unhappy residents into action and led to a collaborative effort involving a local nonprofit, the city, school district and multiple agencies.
Mediators work with crime victims and offenders to help resolve conflict and make amends.
The City of Winters illustrates the difficulties of deploying broadband in smaller cities.
Young people help inform and shape policies that improve healthy eating and active living.
The Summer Meal Coalition offers support to cities developing plans to meet 2016 goals.
Public spaces unite us and inspire our nation’s explorers, dreamers and leaders.
A dynamic arts program enhances the community’s quality of life and the local economy.
An International City/County Management Association report, Maximize the Potential of Your Public Library: A Report on the Innovative Ways Public Libraries Are Addressing Community Priorities,…
The City of Perris won the Award for Excellence in the Health and Wellness Programs category of the 2014 Helen Putnam Award for Excellence program. To learn more about the award program, visit www.helenputnam.org.
Anyone who believes libraries are a withered vestige from sepia-tinted yesteryear hasn’t been inside their neighborhood branch lately.
An upward trend in substance abuse spurred a partnership of the city, county and school district.