US News & World Report recently released a listing of “America’s 50 Healthiest Counties for Kids 2014-15” and it was good news for California counties. In fact, of the top 50 counties, 13 are from California; even more impressive is that Marin County ranks as No. 1! We see rankings on everything imaginable so why [...]
It’s hard to believe that the 119th CSAC Annual Meeting is just 10 weeks away. CSAC staff, though, has been working diligently for the past six months on developing an agenda that will feature a dynamic program of insightful speakers and informative workshops. Our theme this year is “Healthy Counties, Healthy California.” With all 38 million [...]
One beauty of CSAC is its diversity. We are as diverse as California itself – geographically, politically and demographically. For CSAC to be truly reflective in policy development, though, it is important for us to be a reflection of the state residents we all represent. In that light, our officers enthusiastically supported the recent creation of the Latino Caucus of California Counties.
Day Two of CSAC’s 118th Annual Meeting is going strong. The day started on the right foot with a very insightful and candid look at Congress by Washington Post political columnist Ezra Klein. And while the tone was somewhat pessimistic, Klein did provide county officials with a kernel of hope that, at least in California [...]
Simon Sinek believes in why. In fact, he emphatically believes it’s what separates great leaders from the rest of us. This afternoon, Sinek brought his beliefs to CSAC, kicking off the Association’s 118th Annual Meeting in Long Beach, Los Angeles County.