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Future Leaders Program
The Orange County Board of Supervisors, District 4 Future Leaders Program is designed for high school juniors and seniors who reside in the 4th Supervisorial District, which includes the cities of Brea, Fullerton, La Habra, Placentia, and portions of Anaheim and Buena Park. Future Leaders attend a mandatory monthly meeting where they are exposed to experiences that nurture their leadership potential and prepare them for their future in college and/or the work force. The program provides students with firsthand experience and better understanding of how County government works.
Fill out the application below online, save application as a PDF, and email to: Fourth.District@ocgov.com. In Subject line, please put “Future Leaders Application-First & Last Name”
Sept. 23, 2019 at 5pm
Session 1: Orange County Civic Center Session 2-8: Fullerton College
First Session: Orientation & County Departments: Oct 5, 2019 Students will meet Supervisor Doug Chaffee and his staff. The policy and procedures of the program will be outlined as well as an overview of the curriculum. In addition, students will hear from County Department Executives.
Second Session: Professional Development & Financial Literacy: Nov. 2, 2019 Students will learn resume building and strategies to answer the toughest interview questions. In addition, students will learn about personal finance and budgeting.
Third Session: College Readiness & Career Tech Education: Jan. 18, 2020 Students will learn how to prepare for college applications and gain insight on how to achieve college success. Presenters will provide students with insight to postsecondary education and careers opportunities.
Fourth Session: Elected Official Day: Feb. 22, 2020 Various elected officials from Orange County’s 4th District will speak to the students about their role in varying levels of government.
Fifth Session: Advocacy/Leadership Training: Mar. 21, 2020 Students participate in workshops where they learn how to organize, advocate for their interests, and become active citizens.
Sixth Session: Visit a Council Meeting or School Board or County event: Apr. 25, 2020 Students are given the choice of attending either a City Council, School Board Meeting or County event. Students take notes at their meeting of choice, put into practice the advocacy skills they gain then reflect upon the information they receive.
Seventh Session: Teen Health (Mental Health Awareness): May 9, 2020 Students learn the importance of mental health, self-care, and building healthy relationships.
Eight Session: Program Conclusion/Graduation: May 30, 2020 Students will graduate from the Program as future leaders and receive certificates of completion.
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