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!

November 15, 2017

We’re resurrecting the Women in Politics program after six years!

Scroll down to the Major Programs tab below and click on the Women in Politics link to get more information about this unique summer 2018 conference for young women.  Please stay tuned for updates in the coming months. We're so excited to bring this program back!  The time is now.    

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!