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A service of ILG’s Sustainable Communities Learning Network, the News Flash highlights fresh resources and upcoming events tailored for local sustainability practitioners.


The Sustainable Communities Learning Network Launches Brownbag Webinar Series

The Sustainable Communities Learning Network hosted a series of 30-minute webinars to share great stories from communities working in five of ILG’s ten Sustainability Best Practice Areas.

Case Story City of Davis
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Technology Inspires Kids and Strengthens Safe Routes to School Program in Davis

This case story explores an innovative system adopted by the City of Davis that is inspiring kids to bike and walk to school. The Active4me program is a collaborative effort among parents, advocates and city staff, and tracks kids’ miles to and from school.


City of Davis

The City of Davis is demonstrating its local leadership toward solving climate change through the Beacon Award program. Learn more about the city’s efforts to create a healthy and vibrant community.


Sustainable Communities Leadership Network

The Sustainable Communities Learning Network (SCLN) is a service for local officials offered by the Institute for Local Government in partnership with the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis, with support from the Strategic Growth Council and The California Endowment.

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