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2023 Class Project Update

The Class of 2023’s class project focused on youth mental health by encouraging the creation of art with positive, uplifting messages in response to the prompt, “My greatest hope is…” at the live Chalk Art Festival at City Center during the weekend of May 20-21 and fundraisin ...

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2023 Final Best Class Ever Standings

Congratulations to the Class of 2022 for winning this year’s contest with the highest percentage of participation. Thank you to everyone who donated this year! Your support of Leadership SRV sustains the program and helps us avoid tuition increases. ...

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Featured Industry Speakers

Alicia Santamaria

Founder and CEO of Bay Area-based Adelante Caching + Consulting, will facilitate the Foundations of Leadership class session on Sept 1, 2022. ...

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Upcoming Events

8:00 am Healthy Community Day @ San Ramon Regional Medical Center, South Building Conference Room (tentative)
Healthy Community Day @ San Ramon Regional Medical Center, South Building Conference Room (tentative)
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
The goal of this session is to explore some of the issues facing families, children and the elderly in the San Ramon Valley. Through the fieldwork and class discussions, the program participants will discover what resources are available to address these issues, as well as identify how to access these resources. It is also a day in which volunteer opportunities with non-profit human services providers are discussed. Day Chairs: Kathy Chiverton (lead), Andy Li, Sumita Bhandari, and David Behring
8:00 am Government Day
Government Day
Nov 9 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
This session presents an overview of local government and its relationship to other governmental bodies. Students receive first-hand experience in civic leadership by campaigning and running for public office in a mock city council election.  Opportunities are provided throughout the day to interact with current and former public office holders as well as public service administrators. One of the goals of the program, and this session, in particular, is to familiarize the class with methods of effecting change through the governmental process.  The class also elects its class council members, mayor and vice mayor during this class. Day Chairs:  Newell Arnerich (lead), Bill Clarkson, and Sridhar Verose  
8:00 am Community Economics Day @ The Roundhouse Conference Center
Community Economics Day @ The Roundhouse Conference Center
Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Day Chairs:  Robert Combs (lead), Lauren Barr, Randall Diamond, and  Vicki Harris  
8:00 am Regional Planning Day @ Community Room at the Library Town Green
Regional Planning Day @ Community Room at the Library Town Green
Jan 11 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
This session explores the important topics of housing and transportation and the need for regional planning to address these challenges. Day Chairs: Lauren Barr (lead), Robert Combs, David Behring, and Sridhar Verose

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Community Speakers

At each class, engaging speakers, panelists, and involved community members or officials, share their unique experiences and expertise. Class members interact with the facilitators through fieldwork assignments and projects. In the past several years ...

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