Attendees at 2019 Economic Summit

Innovating for a Better Tomorrow

SCAG is the nation's largest metropolitan planning organization, representing six counties, 191 cities and more than 19 million residents. SCAG undertakes a variety of planning and policy initiatives to encourage a more sustainable Southern California.

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SCAG President’s Work Plan

SCAG President Rex Richardson introduced his comprehensive work plan for 2020-2021, “Framework for Recovering and Reimagining a Resilient Region.”

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Pre-Certified Local Housing Data

To comply with state housing law, jurisdictions within California must update their housing element every eight years. In collaboration with the HCD, SCAG has developed a housing needs data package for each local jurisdiction.

2021 Sustainability Awards

2021 Sustainability Awards

SCAG is committed to highlighting excellence in sustainable planning and projects in the region and is now accepting nominations for plans and projects that use innovative planning to improve mobility, livability, prosperity, and sustainability.

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Racial and Social Justice and SCAG’s Policy Statement

SCAG Regional Council declares racism a public health crisis, will provide $1 million to promote equitable economic and housing strategies.

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Executive Administration Committee

The Executive Administration Committee holds meetings the first Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m.

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Community, Economic and Human Development Committee

The Community, Economic and Human Development Committee holds regular meetings the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

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Energy and Environment Committee

The Energy and Environment Committee holds regular meetings the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

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Transportation Committee

The Transportation Committee holds regular meetings the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

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Regional Council

The Regional Council holds regular meetings the first Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m.

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Transportation Research Board 100th Annual Meeting (Sessions & Exhibits)

The TRB 100th Annual Meeting will be conducted as a virtual event over a series of dates throughout January 2021. The decision to go virtual was made out of concern for the health and safety of all meeting attendees, in light of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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Independent Cities Association Winter Seminar

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Independent Cities Association (ICA) will hold their 62nd Annual Winter Seminar virtually on January 29th through January 31st, 2021.

As Southern California’s premier educational association, ICA is looking forward to another engaging seminar with our elected officials and city staff. If you have any questions, please contact Sam Olivito at sam@olivitoandassociates.com.

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Call for Collaboration

The California Community Foundation (CCF), in partnership with the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), is issuing this request for proposals (RFP) for nonprofit organizations that are advancing community-centered strategies that grow the supply of housing in a sustainable and equitable way.

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Foothill Transit’s Zero-Emissions Journey

SCAG’s Toolbox Tuesday and Clean Cities programs, along with our partners in zero-emission transportation, bring you a three-part webinar series on Innovations in Clean Transit.

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Special Committee on Equity and Social Justice

The Special Committee on Equity and Social Justice will advise the Regional Council on policies and practices to: end racial and social disparities internal to the agency; strengthen the way it engages and convenes to protect and expand community voice

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Audit Committee

The Audit Committee provides guidance regarding internal and external audit issues and implementing Best Practices.

Given recent public health directives limiting public gatherings due to the threat of COVID‐19 and in compliance with the Governor’s recent Executive Order N‐29‐20, this meeting will be held telephonically and electronically.

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Legislative/Communications and Membership Committee

The Legislative/Communications and Membership Committee provides guidance and recommendations to the Regional Council regarding legislative matters impacting the region, policy direction on SCAG’s communications strategy, outreach, issues and materials, SCAG membership benefits and sponsorship opportunities.

Given recent public health directives limiting public gatherings due to the threat of COVID‐19 and in compliance with the Governor’s recent Executive Order N‐29‐20, this meeting will be held telephonically and electronically.

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Executive Director’s Monthly Report, January 2021

The January 2021 Executive Director’s Report covers the agency’s major activities, key programs, and accomplishments over the past two months.

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Regional Briefing Book

SCAG’s Economic Summit began in the wake of the Great Recession as a convening to expand the region’s economic base and to determine priorities for the region that help businesses, public agencies, and communities improve economic vitality.