The Local Government Commission has helped elected officials and other local leaders create livable communities for over 35 years and is uniquely positioned to serve local governments.
LGC works to build livable communities and local leadership by connecting leaders via innovative programs and network opportunities, advancing policies through participation at the local and state level, and implementing solutions as a technical assistance provider and advisor to local jurisdictions.
With roots in California and a national reputation, LGC offers inspiration, information, and partnership for local and regional champions dedicated to building thriving communities that integrate civic engagement with environmental, social and economic priorities.
Our work in communities is anchored by our Ahwahnee Principles, developed by leaders across the nation in 1991. Woven through these are the following core beliefs: