Welcome, introductions, program guidelines.
TWO-DAY LEADERSHIP RETREAT
September 14 & 15
A two-day retreat with challenging team-building exercises, an overview of community issues, and a self-assessment exercise.
HOUSING & ECONOMICS
Local housing and economic issues followed by a planning and design exercise.
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
A look at the community’s health care and human services and field trips to local human service providers.
BUSINESS & TOURISM
Gain an understanding of small business and tourism issues. This day includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Boardwalk and a field trip to a local business.
Presentations from state, county and local political leaders on the policy issues important to Santa Cruz County.
Interaction with leaders from our public schools (k-12), community college and university.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
Meet leaders in law enforcement, the District Attorney, and the public defender. Visit the county jail and the Watsonville Courthouse.
THE PAJARO VALLEY
This day involves a tour of the Pajaro Valley with a focus on the history, events and resources that have shaped this part of the county.
Visit agricultural sites in the Pajaro Valley. Learn about the importance and challenges of this major industry in our community.
ART & CULTURE
Discover the diversity and richness of the art and culture of the community which adds to the uniqueness of Santa Cruz.
ENVIRONMENT & INDUSTRY
Exposure to issues related to the area’s natural resources. Includes examples of sustainable industries along the North Coast.
Celebrate the year’s accomplishments and the awarding of graduation certificates. Then begin involvement with the LSCC Alumni Association.
(Dates may be subject to change.)
REGISTER BY MAIL
Complete and print application. Send with payment to:
Leadership Santa Cruz County
PO Box 588
Capitola, CA 95010
Participation Policy and Refund Guidelines:
We're delighted to welcome you to the program! Your enrollment signifies your commitment to learning and engaging with the course material. Attendance is mandatory. No more than 1.5 cumulative class days may be missed.
Please be informed that once the class commences, no refunds will be granted. This policy is in place to ensure a fair and consistent learning experience for all participants. We understand that unexpected circumstances might arise, but due to the dynamic nature of our interactive classes, late withdrawals can disrupt the learning process for both you and your fellow class members. We encourage you to review the course details, schedule, and requirements thoroughly before enrollment. Your dedication to the class is greatly appreciated, and we look forward to an enriching leadership journey together. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to our team before the class days begin.