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About the Program


Southern California is perhaps the most complex region in the nation, with a highly diverse population, vast socio-economic disparities and some of the world’s most enviable assets.

Leadership Southern California (LSC) provides both virtual classroom and experiential learning, giving fellows exposure to the systems, trends and issues shaping Southern California, with a focus on solutions to some of the region’s most pressing challenges. LSC fellows build unparalleled relationships – and partnerships – to help them succeed both in their work and in their community engagement. In addition, fellows develop and hone the skills they need to effectively lead collaboration and build strategic partnerships across sectors with diverse stakeholders. The program takes fellows to 5 counties in Southern California - Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura - giving the opportunity to explore unique organizations and collaborative efforts across the region. 

How to Apply


Applications for Leadership Southern California 2023 are now closed. If you would like to be notified when applications open, please fill out the form below. Please reach out to  if you have any questions.



Tuition for Leadership Southern California is $4,950, which includes full participation in seminars, all materials, meals and ground transportation. A 10 percent discount is available for SCLN alumni and members of the L.A. Area Chamber. 


Tuition assistance may be available for qualified candidates with demonstrated financial need. If you are interested in applying for tuition assistance, please indicate on the application.

For more information, contact SCLN, 213.806.7900.

Leadership Southern California
Interest Form 

“The seminar speakers, the excursions, the 360-evaluation and the relationships built with cohorts have added so much value to my professional transition. Having been in one industry for so long, I had not realized that my perspective had become narrow. Thanks to the SCLN program, my regional perspective and issue awareness is much broader now than it was going in." 


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Alvin Trotter (LSC '20)

Senior Manager, Los Angeles Metro

Watch our info session to learn more about LSC





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