Role of Cities
Cities play a critical role of being a cultural hub of innovation and implementation. The benefits of joining ACT include the ability to engage, grow, and accelerate communities from what is possible, to realizing their vision for children to thrive.
Community Engagement Awardees
We are pleased to announce the following community engagement awardees for ACT:
Antioch – Family Justice Center
Bakersfield – Visión y Compromiso (VyC)
Boyle Heights – Social Media
Coachella – Raices Cultura
Fresno – The Children’s Movement of Fresno (United Way of Fresno and Madera)
Huntington Park – Looking for new CBO
Lakeport – Hope Rising Lake County
Maywood – YMCA
Mendocino Rancheria and Reservations – Weaving Wellness and Diversity
Modesto – Tuolumne River Trust
Oxnard – Reality Improv Connection, Inc BRITE Program
Pomona – Pomona Community Foundation
Sacramento – Youth Forward
Santa Ana – Charitable Ventures A fiscal sponsor for Santa Ana Early Learning Imitative
Santa Paula – Kids and Families
Stockton – Substratum Systems / NAACP
Ukiah – Drug Free Communities
Vallejo – Children’s Network
Yuba County – Camptonville Community Partnership
Cities can join ACT in the following ways:
Affiliate City: Cities can participate in group learning and support.
Pilot City: Cities can receive individualized coaching, technical assistance and funding.
Vanguard City: Cities who are further along in their transformation journey can receive the same support as Pilot Cities while also serving as mentors to the other cities within the Learning Community.
We are excited to introduce the following participating cities:
Antioch, Bakersfield, Bell, Boyle Heights, Coachella, Fresno, Huntington Park, Lakeport, Maywood, Mendocino Rancheria and Reservations, Modesto, Oxnard, Pomona, Sacramento, Santa Ana, Santa Paula, Stockton, Ukiah, Vallejo, Yuba County.