Leadership Today

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Leadership Today is a 3-day social justice immersion leadership retreat designed to train advanced student leaders to positively and effectively build community around issues of diversity. A diverse representation of students will be selected based on their application to the program. There is no cost to participate.


  • SJSU community (students, staff, and faculty) to have common language around social justice and solidarity work.
  • Explore the issues surrounding our campus community.
  • Provide space for students to create action plans for campus and community coalition building.  
  • Encourage reflective and proactive healing and self-care.
  • Provide opportunities to engage in critical thinking and holistic understanding of concepts around equity, community, and diversity.



Retreat Date February 2-4, 2018
Retreat Location

Koinonia Conference Grounds

1605 Eureka Canyon Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Applications Available Late October 2017 
Applications Due Late November 2017
Applicants Notified By December 2017


Program Activities

Program activities include interactive workshops, large and small group discussions, and various activities on intergroup relations, diversity, and leadership development. A large portion of the curriculum will be spent on self-identity exploration.