Our Mission

To empower youth to be active and valued participants in decision making processes at all levels.


What’s New at the California Center

Learn about our latest programs, events, and actions!

August 16, 2017

The Green Focus program starts in October 2017!

Green Focus is gearing up for it's fifth year! We're crafting new, exciting, hands-on activities which expose high school students to landmark environmental policy and "green jobs".  Click the "Our Work" tab, then "Green Focus", for full information on the program, how to apply and links to the application. The deadline to apply is October 6th!    

Click here for a PDF of the official announcement with more information about the program and how to apply.

June 11, 2015

Green Focus Wraps Up It’s Second Year

May 8, 2014

BHC Statewide Steering Committee for Youth Leadership Accepting Applications

December 23, 2013

Now Recruiting for She Shares Mentoring Project

October 30, 2013

Now Recruiting for Green Focus

June 26, 2013

BHC Statewide Steering Committee for Youth Leadership Accepting Applications

June 26, 2013

BHC Statewide Steering Committee for Youth Leadership Accepting Applications

June 26, 2013

BHC Statewide Steering Committee for Youth Leadership Accepting Applications

September 27, 2012

Now Recruiting For The 2012-2013 Youth Advocate Network Council, Apply Today!

June 10, 2010

Congrats to 2010 Next Generation Capitol Focus Participants

May 19, 2010

We had great success at the 2010 Youth Convergence and Next Generation Capitol Focus Program!