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,
Anyone who believes libraries are a withered vestige from
sepia-tinted yesteryear hasn’t been inside their neighborhood
An upward trend in substance abuse spurred a partnership of the
city, county and school district.
Cities can participate directly in youth arts programs that have
Monrovia’s YES Program Opens Doors For At-Risk Teens The program
provides career opportunities and guidance.
Eureka Reaches Teens With GULCH Youth helped design a character
The city partnered with residents to find creative ways to
address tough challenges.
The arts benefit the community in many ways.
The first publicly funded, universal children’s college savings account program in the United States has a simple yet ambitious goal: Make sure every child in San Francisco can save for…
The Fun on the Run Mobile Recreation program visits four
low-income neighborhood areas weekly to keep children engaged and
active after school with physical activities, games, crafts and
The California Arts Council’s new Creative California Communities
(CCC) Program supports innovative projects that harness arts and
culture as a key economic development or arts service strategy…