Posts Tagged "healthy communities"

Vision Zero: A Vision for Safer Streets for All

Mar 27 2017

The Centers for Disease Control recently indicated that our traffic death rate per capita is nearly double the average of other developed nations.

2016 Local Government Commission Annual Report

Jan 23 2017

The Local Government Commission supports policymakers through events, technical assistance and policy guidance.






Rexland Acres Park

Dec 19 2014

On February 19, 2011, the Local Government Commission (LGC) partnered with Kern County Environmental Health and the Greenfield Family Resource Center to…

Weedpatch Park

Dec 18 2014

On November 9, 2013, the Local Government Commission (LGC) partnered with the South Kern Building Healthy Communities site and Bear Mountain Recreation…

A Community Vision for DiGiorgio Park

Dec 18 2014

On November 9, 2013, the Local Government Commission (LGC) partnered with the South Kern Building Healthy Communities site, Kern County Parks and…

Coming Soon! Crime Prevention Guidebook

Aug 15 2014

Coming Soon! Guidebook on Crime and Violence Prevention Through Community Design The Local Government Commission – in partnership with the California Department…

Press Release: San Joaquin Valley Counties Are Among Unhealthiest in California

Mar 26 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 San Joaquin Valley Counties Are Among Unhealthiest in California Annual release ranks California counties on…

Healthy Communities Success Story: City Heights Develops Financing Strategy to Improve Walkablity and Grow Small Businesses

Feb 21 2014

Walkable streets form the backbone of healthy, safe neighborhoods. Communities that provide a comfortable walking environment connecting to destinations also experience higher…

Healthy Communities Success Story: Tulare’s Earlimart School District Leverages Kitchen Facilities to Address Food Insecurity

Jan 27 2014

An estimated 57,000 adults in Tulare County experienced food insecurity – the lack of adequate food or income to ensure a balanced…

Healthy Communities Success Story: Addressing Food Insecurity in Sacramento through Urban Gardening

Jan 27 2014

Food insecurity – the limited or uncertain ability to acquire nutritionally adequate and safe food – is on the rise in Sacramento…