Founded in 1981, Leadership Stockton is California’s oldest adult community leadership program.
Leadership Stockton is a program designed to inspire a new generation of men and women ready to assume leadership roles in our community. It challenges and prepares individuals from diverse backgrounds to become influential in our region’s future.
Identify Future Leaders:
Identify and bring together men and women of Stockton who welcome the opportunity to expand their involvement in community affairs and are willing to assume leadership positions.
Enhance Community Knowledge:
Enhance the participants knowledge of and commitment to the greater Stockton area to make their involvement in community affairs more effective.
Develop and form friendships that will benefit the professional and volunteer careers of the participants.
Understand Forces & Trends Affecting Community Development:
Stimulate a common understanding among the various social and economic groups of the forces and trends affecting the development of the community, and enhance the ability of these groups to work together for the advancement of the greater Stockton area.
Promote Civic & Community Involvement:
Promote active involvement by the participants in a wide range of civic and community affairs.
Facilitate the exchange of viewpoints and varied experiences among all the participants in the programs, thereby expanding communication among the most active and involved members of the community.