Transformative Leadership Development For A Resilient Future

  Del Norte   •   Humboldt   •   Lake   •   Mendocino  

Register for one of our Upcoming Information Sessions:

  • LRC Information Session
    Tue, Oct 11
    Oct 11, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Join us for a virtual information session about our 2023 Leadership Redwood Coast program. We will be providing an overview of the program and answer any questions you may have.

Register for one of our upcoming information sessions for Leadership Redwood Coast. This will be an opportunity to get any questions answered about our upcoming 2023 program before you apply. 

Leadership Redwood Coast (LRC) is a seven-month regional leadership program centered on empowering diverse individuals throughout Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and adjacent Tribal lands with the tools, connections, and insight they need to effect equitable and innovative change in their communities and across the region.

This program is for leaders who want to...


with local leaders and learn firsthand how they are addressing complex challenges.


to amplify impact and drive collective progress.


our region's strengths, opportunities, and challenges through in-person excursions.


throughout our region that will have a lasting effect on our shared future.


of how policies, industry, and infrastructure impact our shared economy and quality of life.


in the Redwood Coast region by investing in our most valuable resource—our people.

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Apply To Be A Part Of Our Inaugural
Leadership Redwood Coast Cohort

We are now accepting applications for the first year of Leadership Redwood Coast, set to begin in January of 2023. If you are an emerging leader in our region interested in growing your leadership, fostering connections in the region, and helping shape the future of the Redwood Coast Region, we welcome you to apply. 

2023 Leadership Redwood Coast Program Schedule

Session 1: Orientation and Leadership Focus (in Humboldt)

January 12-14, 2023


Session 2: Mendocino County

March 2-4, 2023

Session 3: Lake County

April 13-15, 2023

Session 4: Del Norte

June 8-10, 2023


Session 5: Graduation (in Humboldt)

July 13-15, 2023


Earlybird Registration will be open until October 15, 2022. Earlybird applicants’ tuition will cost $3,500. Applications submitted after October 15th will be due November 15th, 2022, with tuition being full price at $3,750.  


Your tuition cost includes full participation in seminars, leadership materials, hotel accommodations and meals for all five interactive sessions. 

Tuition assistance may be available for qualified candidates with demonstrated financial need. If you are interested in applying for tuition assistance, please indicate on the application.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

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Reckoning with our current reality and taking steps towards a resilient future requires an interdependent, regional approach. The catalyst for transformation often starts with dynamic leaders who see the potential within their business, organization, or industry. For this reason, the Arcata Economic Development Corporation is launching a regional leadership program to amplify the momentum of the leaders who can guide us as we navigate towards a thriving economy while prioritizing sustainability and equity...Read More>

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Invest in our community. Support Leadership Redwood Coast.

This program’s success will depend on the engagement of our broader community. To this end, we are building an interconnected network of support throughout the region including county and municipality leadership, larger industries and small business owners, nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and more. Please join us in investing in our region’s most valuable resource — our people — in ways that foster their success, and the flourishing of the Redwood Coast region. 


Interested in Leadership Redwood Coast? 

Download our Program Information Flyer by filling out the form. Let us know if you have any additional questions, and we'll reach out to follow up shortly. 

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