Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

California Focus

Dates: June 22, 2018 - June 26, 2018

Time: All Day

Contact: Jenna Colburn,530-750-1336 jcolburn@ucanr.edu

Sponsor: UC 4-H Youth Development Program

Location: Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown - Arena

Event Details

California Focus 2018
June 22-26, 2018
Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown-Arena

Experience California’s government in action by participating in the legislative, political, and judicial processes. California Focus combines hands-on participation in workshops, debates, simulations, tours, and fun activities. 

Who can attend

Youth ages 14 - 19. Youth must be at least 14 years old by the time of California Focus. If you are not a current 4-H member, please contact Jenna Colburn. Pre-registration required by May 21, 2018.

What you will learn and participate in

  • The election process: Register to vote, conduct a primary election, and develop a political campaign through a two party system.
  • Analyze the needs and issues of your district and enact legislation for the "governor" to sign into law.
  • Create a plan of action for your community
  • Meet California law makers
  • Tour the State Capitol, Governor's office and 3rd District Court of Appeals
  • Participate in fun activities, tours and cultural events
  • Make new friends

2015 Cal Focus group
California Focus can be the beginning of a life of public participation that leaves you with a strong determination to become involved in your community.  

Help spread the word!

Download and share the flyer:

Cal Focus 2018 flyer - English

Cal Focus 2018 flyer - Spanish


For more information

Contact Jenna Colburn at jcolburn@ucanr.edu

or go to the California Focus event page

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