Local Governance Summer Institute Scholarships

CSCDA is happy to announce three of the six scholarships have been awarded to local government professionals from the cities of Novato, Murrieta and County of Mono.  Three scholarships are still available.  

CSCDA has long has been a sponsor of the annual Local Governance Summer Institute (LGSI) seminar at Stanford University. LGSI is designed to present the best blend of the academic and the practitioner worlds to local government professionals who want to expand their outlook and skill set in this continually evolving field.

Each year, the program selects a set of salient and pressing challenges for local government and brings together Stanford, industry, and local governance experts to help participants innovate appropriate solutions for their communities. For the 2022 program, these will include the challenges of COVID-19 for local governments, equity and inclusiveness, navigating community advocacy group engagement, public safety reform, adaptive planning for wildfires and wildfire smoke impacts, and public housing and homelessness.

Register for the 2022 program

The program schedule is as follows:

  • July 24th — Opening reception 4-7pm
  • July 25th-29th — Seminar days @ Stanford and visits to Silicon Valley
  • July 29th — Program closing and farewell dinner 6-9pm

Registration is now is open for the 2022 program. Online applications are available. Admission reviews will continue throughout the summer until the cohort reaches capacity. Please visit the LGSI informational page on the Stanford website and LGSI’s Facebook Page for more details.

CSCDA is offering 6 scholarships to the 2022 LGSI.  If interested send your LGSI application and cover letter to [email protected] . Scholarships will be awarded as applications are received and until all 6 scholarships are filled.