The City of Santa Monica
Santa Monica is an 8.3 square mile city situated at a gateway to the Pacific Ocean on the west side of Los Angeles County. Offering an environment of unparalleled natural beauty, the city is home to a mix of residential communities, commercial districts, and recreational and art venues. Santa Monica’s residential population is approximately 90,000, increasing to an estimated 250,000 during the day with visitors and employees. The City incubates a thriving tech sector and is known as the birthplace of Silicon Beach. Recently named by National Geographic as one of the Top 10 Beach Cities in the World, Santa Monica is home to three miles of beaches and the Santa Monica Pier, and attracts over 6 million visitors annually.


The City of Santa Monica is a national leader in environmental, economic and social sustainability. A full-service city, Santa Monica has diverse service agencies including police, fire, harbor guard, streets, sewers, refuse collection, recreation and parks. The City also operates Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica Pier, CityNet, Santa Monica Airport, Woodlawn Cemetery five community libraries, and water department. Connect with the City of Santa Monica on (, follow the City on Twitter (@santamonicacity), and on Facebook (










LAGI Youth Prize

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Museum of Art & History

The Lancaster Museum of Art and History is dedicated to strengthening awareness, enhancing accessibility and igniting the appreciation of art, history and culture in the Antelope Valley through dynamic exhibitions, innovative educational programs, creative community engagement and a vibrant collection that celebrates the richness of the region.

Green Public Art Consultancy

Green Public Art Consultancy teams with progressive public and private agencies, artists, architects and urban developers in the U.S. and abroad, to increase the aesthetic appeal of new construction and city planning with site-specific public art. Green Public Art specializes in the integration of public art into green building projects and provides comprehensive project management services for both public and private spaces including conceptual programming, artist and material selection, community engagement strategies, as well as oversight of fabrication, installation and maintenance of artworks.

USGBC - LA Chapter

USGBC-LA offers a variety of events including tours of green building projects, LEED workshops and customized trainings, conferences, networking mixers, and volunteer appreciation events. In April, USGBC-LA and the Southern California Gas Company co-host the annual Municipal Green Building Conference & Expo, one of southern California’s longest premier green building conferences. At the end of each year, the chapter holds its largest fundraiser and social event, the Annual Green Gala, to celebrate a year of achievements in the local green building movement.

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Arts:Earth Partnership

Arts:Earth Partnership is an official green business certification for cultural facilities, theaters, museums, dance studios, art galleries, performing arts companies and individual artists. Our certified artists and facilities form a coalition collectively committed to achieving environmental sustainability.


AEP spends its time working with arts organizations to expand their mission to include sustainability and to harness the immense creativity, innovation and leadership within the cultural sector to help solve the issues around pollution, climate change and the preservation of our precious natural resources.