The Latinx Leadership Movement is a leadership development program that enhances the civic leadership skills of Latinx in Oregon. This program will identify and prepare future elected officials by creating a pipeline to address the lack of Latinx representation in leadership positions across Oregon.
Each cohort of the Latinx Leadership Movement has limited space, exclusive to the cohort region who commit to two months of leadership development. Beginning with the cohort initiation in the morning on a Saturday and continuing weekly sessions in the afternoons for five weeks.
- Latinx Identity
- How an Idea Becomes Law
- Advocacy Campaigns
- Community Organizing
Requirements to Apply:
- Interest in a leadership position; no experience required
- Commit to five sessions in the afternoons, including cohort kick-off in the morning
- Reside in the region
- Identify as Latina / o / x
- Attend all cohort sessions
- Minimum one-on-one meeting with OLHC staff
- Attend a community forum, municipal council, or other type of community meeting
- The Gorge in Oregon
- Willamette Valley
- The Coast
Interested in a creating a civic community that more accurately reflects the state? Now accepting applications for The Gorge cohort of 2018!
- Click HERE or visit https://latinxleadershipmovement.eventbrite.com to complete the online application! Paper application is available here: Paper Application_ Latinx Leadership Movement.
- Limited participants per cohort
- Deadline to apply is February 17, 2018 at 11:30 pm
- Paper application can be hand delivered or mailed. If mailed it should be postmarked February 9, 2018 to arrive by February 12, 2018 to: Estela Muñoz Villarreal, Oregon Latino Health Coalition, 240 North Broadway, Suite 115, Portland, OR 97227
- The Gorge cohort is selected and notified between February 13-23, 2018
- No cost thanks to sponsorship from the Oregon Community Foundation
For more information:
- Download our Latinx Leadership Movement Flyer
- Contact Estela Muñoz Villarreal at 541-704-5431 or firstname.lastname@example.org