Leadership Stockton, California’s oldest adult community leadership program, is accepting applications for the Class of 2018-19.

Leadership Stockton, a program founded in 1981 by the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, prepares the next generation of men and women who will assume leadership roles in the greater Stockton community. Established as the first community leadership program in California, Leadership Stockton has graduated over 840 community members, many who now serve on local boards, commissions, and in other community leadership roles.

Leadership Stockton participants embark on a journey that puts them in touch with the greater Stockton community, as well as each other, and develops their personal leadership skills. Participants are also involved in addressing the needs of our community through hands-on service projects that focus on solutions to real community problems.

This 11-month community leadership program offers participants an opportunity to increase their community knowledge, civic network, and service to the community. Participants are exposed to key issues facing Stockton and the surrounding region.

Selection involves a written application and personal interview. The selection process will identify approximately 26 applicants to be chosen to attend the program; representing a cross-section of the greater Stockton community. Tuition is $1,000. Applications and class schedule can be found at Application deadline is June 8.

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call Timm Quinn at 292-8423 or email