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Read Western City for Information on the League’s Policy-Making, Getting Youth Involved in City Job Opportunities and How Cathedral City Partnered With Local Schools to Reduce Litter and Increase Recycling

September 21, 2012

Don’t miss these articles in this month’s issue of Western City magazine.

 
  • Join a League Policy Committee and Make Your Voice Heard”  — Joining a policy committee is one of the easiest and most effective ways to get involved in the League. If you are considering joining a policy committee, early fall is the time to seek an appointment as committee membership for the upcoming year is typically finalized by late fall. The committees include city officials and representatives from city staff, League Partners and affiliates.
  • ’Shout Out’ to Youth About Local Civics and Careers in City Government” — Local officials and staff are reaching out to young people in their own communities to build a better understanding of local government and help foster a young person’s future in city hall. The Institute for Local Government provides tools that support these efforts.
  • Cathedral City Partnership Program Focuses on Schools”  — A community forum held in 2006 revealed that schoolchildren were tossing cans, bottles and trash on the ground next to a middle school. Along this path and citywide, children were also stealing trash receptacles and vandalizing them with graffiti. The city needed to find a creative solution to raise awareness of the need to recycle and be responsible.


 
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