Emerging Leaders is a four-month leadership development program that empowers participants with the skills, networks, and opportunities to effect meaningful change in their communities. Skills building topics include history of organizing and movement building, Buffalo/Niagara social history, community organizing, communications, advocacy, research and analysis, and campaign implementation.
Ideal candidates for the Emerging Leaders program include:
The Emerging Leaders program was launched in 2015 and has graduated more than 100 individuals since its inception. Admission to the program includes an application, interview, and commitment to complete the program in its entirety.