The Institute’s effectiveness in promoting good government at the
local level is greatly enhanced by its close working relationship
with the associations that represent counties and cities: the
California State Association of Counties and the League of
The League of California Cities’ mission is to restore
and protect local control for cities through education and
advocacy. To learn more about the League’s activities in
pursuit of this mission, please visit www.cacities.org.
The primary purpose of the California State Association of
Counties (CSAC) is to represent counties before the California
Legislature, administrative agencies and the federal government.
In addition, CSAC places a strong emphasis on educating state and
federal decision-makers, as well as the public about the value
and need for county programs and services. To learn more
about CSAC, visit www.csac.counties.org.