U.S. Travel Seminar – California

Event Information


September 10th - 15th, 2017



Leadership Wisconsin will be bringing Wisconsin leaders to the Bay Area and Central Valley of California on this U.S. Travel Seminar. This opportunity offers participants, including ten Signature Program Fellows and seven Seminar Scholars, the opportunity to study food systems and their relationships to natural resources and community and economic development. This part of the country offers multiple contrasting landscapes to connect themes of community resiliency, immigration, and criminal justice by examining community partnerships and community organizing. Participants will cultivate skills related to creating change around complex social issues, understanding multiple policy lenses and volunteer development.

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The theme of the U.S. Travel Seminar – California is applying whole measures to study food systems and their relationship to community and economic development. To read more about the themes of this Travel Seminar, click here.

How to Apply

If you are interested in becoming a Seminar Scholar, please follow instructions below. Completed application should be submitted to leadershipwisconsin@ces.uwex.edu. Applications are due by May 15, 2017.

  1. Review the Tuition Fee Schedule (updated)
  2. Complete the Seminar Application
  3. Email completed application to leadershipwisconsin@ces.uwex.edu by May 15, 2017.

Accepted Seminar Scholars

After being accepted as a Seminar Scholar for the 2017 U.S. Travel Seminar to California, please complete and send the following to leadershipwisconsin@ces.uwex.edu.

  1. Background Form
  2. Liability Waiver (coming soon)
  3. Seminar Expectations and Code of Conduct
  4. Signed Tuition Fee Schedule (updated)
  5. Seminar Scholar Bio and Photo
  6. First (non-refundable) payment in the amount of $604 – this can be mailed to Leadership Wisconsin, 610 Langdon Street, Room 331, Madison, WI 53703

Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of the program or activity for which it is needed.  Please do so as early as possible prior to the program or activity so that proper arrangements can be made. Requests are kept confidential.

Event Location

Bay Area & Central Valley, CA

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