The Leaders of Color program works to improve education outcomes for Black and Latino children by identifying, training and elevating Black and Latino community leaders to create civic and political change.
The Leaders of Color program is seeking Black and Latino community leaders who aspire to improve the local, state, and national education systems through public service and civic engagement in their communities. Our goal is to create an ecosystem of Black and Latino leaders who may not typically have the opportunities and institutional support to run for public office, helping them develop the skills and leadership experiences needed to make a global impact.
We work to support community leaders with tools, network, and knowledge so they can become powerful political and civic leaders in their communities. Here’s how we do it:
Training – With 70 hours of training, our intensive program equips our fellows with the skills, knowledge, and network to become education equity leaders through political and civic engagement.
Coaching – We support our alumni with ongoing personalized coaching to achieve tangible results in civic change.
Network – We work to build connections in Black and Latino communities to build power and increase equity across sectors.
Ideal candidates will possess the following core competencies and characteristics:
- Have demonstrated a deep commitment through action or orientation to the movement for educational excellence and equity
- Are committed to achieving educational outcomes that benefit Black and Latino children
- Are action-oriented leaders who have a history of community relationships and connections
- Are committed and believe in public service as an extension of leadership
- Have vision and purpose
- Are interpersonally savvy
If this sounds like you, please complete the application below! Please share this application with others in your network who you think would benefit from the Leaders of Color program.
This application will close on December 1, 2022.