Evidence-based policymaking uses the best available research to expand investments in cost-effective programs by focusing resources on proven programs, which can strengthen accountability of county-funded programs and services, more efficiently use taxpayer resources and ultimately improve outcomes for individuals and communities.
While much attention in local economic development is often put on recruiting outside business and investment, Economic Gardening® is an emerging economic and workforce development approach that focuses on communities “growing their own” jobs and wealth through fostering entrepreneurship and supporting existing small businesses. This education
Join GameTime, Inc., a U.S. Communities Purchasing Alliance supplier, to learn how to build inclusive places for people of all ages and abilities. You'll learn the seven principles of playground design that create inclusive, intergenerational play environments for children, families and communities.
This session explored how county programs are leveraging the arts to transform neighborhoods, raise awareness about addiction, and ensure equitable access to the arts for all residents.
Learn how county leaders are making bold investments in emerging technologies and communications platforms to bolster their governmental, physical, environmental and social resilience - especially during times of crisis.