Leadership Programs

Our work in the area of Government Leadership involves preparing the next generation of political and governmental leaders.  We have recruited students who have graduated from Valley high schools and attending California State University campuses in Fresno, Bakersfield and Stanislaus, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, as well as UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Merced and UCLA.  Our programs include:

This $56,000 Fellowship annually funds up to three Valley students to attend the nation’s best graduate programs in public policy, public administration or regional and urban planning with the requirement that, after graduation, they return to the Valley to apply what they have learned.

This program funds two to four scholar interns in legislative offices in Washington, D.C every summer.

This funds scholar two to four scholar interns in legislative offices in Sacramento every summer.

Annually, this program funds approximately 30 scholar interns in legislative offices throughout the year in the San Joaquin Valley.