CSU Dominguez Hills Hosts Legislative Black Caucus African American Leaders for Tomorrow Program

photoFor the second year, California State University, Dominguez Hills is partnering with the California Legislative Black Caucus to host the African American Leaders for Tomorrow leadership and college preparedness conference on its campus, this year July 23-26.

Sixty African American high school students from throughout the state were selected to participate in the program that aims to cultivate the next generation of African Americans to become leaders in their communities and the state.

During the four days of the program, the sophomores, juniors, and seniors will have unprecedented access to state leaders and educators who will be introducing them to important community, government, business, and education issues. They will also take part in workshops and discussions led by CSU Dominguez Hills staff and alumni on an array of topics ranging from personal branding and imaging to the college experience and college readiness, as well as receive advice on personal finance management and career planning.

What: African American Leaders for Tomorrow

When: July 23, arrival, orientation and dinner; July 24-25, daylong workshops; July 26, departure

Where: California State University, Dominguez Hills

Who:

Senator Holly Mitchell (26th District)

Senator Rodrick Wright (35th District)

Assemblyman Steven Bradford (62nd District)

Assemblyman Isadore Hall III (64th District)

Assemblywoman Cheryl R. Brown (47th District)

Assemblyman Christopher Holden (41st District)

Assemblyman Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr. (59th District)

Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (54th District)

Assemblywoman Shirley Weber (79th District)

Compton Mayor Aja Brown

Long Beach Councilman Rex Richardson

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