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Summer Community Highlights
Summer Night Lights 2017
Looking for fun family-centered activities in the month of July? Look no further—the West Sacramento Police Department is hosting a series of summer time block parties every Saturday called Summer Night Lights in close collaboration with a number of other community groups and leaders! 

Each event date features a unique them and is centered on building trust in the community and offering a safe and fun environment for families to enjoy the summer.

Event dates and locations are listed on the attached flyer.  Please contact Police Services Coordinator, Taylor Nelson at taylorn@cityofwestsacramento.org with any questions.
National Night Out 2017
On Tuesday, August 1, 2017 the West Sacramento Police Department is inviting all members of the community to celebrate National Night Out in West Sacramento.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. 

Neighbors participate across thousands of communities from all 50 states, United States territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide. In West Sacramento, a number of community organizations including the Washington Unified School District join the Police Department in a traveling caravan visiting various community block parties throughout the City.

Find out more on the National Night Out webpage. Please contact Police Services Coordinator, Taylor Nelson at taylorn@cityofwestsacramento.org with questions.
City Welcomes 2017 Summer STEPS Interns
The City of West Sacramento hosted a welcome brunch and orientation for the third Summer STEPS Internship. The students spent their first day shadowing mentors in their department.

The eight-week internship gives students positive examples of public service, hands-on experience, and insights into how city governments are run. The program will provide interns with practical work experience related to their academic major.

Read more on the City iLights webpage.
West Sacramento awarded $25,000 national grant for top educational initiative
On June 25 at its annual meeting in Miami Beach FL the United States Conference of Mayors awarded the City of West Sacramento a $25,000 grant through the Pathways with a Purpose national competition.

West Sacramento was one of three cities that received top honors for the Kids Home Run initiative, which combines universal preschool, college savings accounts, paid internships for high school students, college and career pathways, digital badges for community service and achievements, free community college, and scholarships.

Read more on the City iLights webpage.