Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Accepting Applications: 2015-2016 Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute

The Nexus Community Partners Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute is recruiting members for its 2015-2016 cohort. Learn more about this 7-month leadership program that supports, trains and places people of color and other underrepresented community members on publicly appointed boards and commissions at one of the upcoming information sessions. Learn more below and and prepare to submit your application (or a nomination) by the June 26th deadline!

Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute Information Session

Join us next Wednesday to learn more about the BCLI


Join us to hear how the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) community is advancing racial equity in the Twin Cities through policy on local and regional boards and commissions - and find out how YOU can nominate or apply to the 2015-2016 BCLI cohort. 
When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015: 5:30-7pm
Where: Rondo Library: 461 Dale St. N., St Paul (free parking in the attached garage or street-side on Aurora Ave)
Please RSVP to abrown@nexuscp.org. Light refreshments will be provided.



"We need to be running our own folks for seats by building power that pursues true democracy...We need to be developing leaders to be bold at those decision-making tables and to never leave their community behind. This is how we tell our own story. This is a story that tells everybody they can belong, and this is how we build our movement." Kandace Montgomery, 2014 BCLI Graduate

Can't make it next Wednesday? 
Join us for one of our additional info sessions throughout the Twin Cities (please RSVP to abrown@nexuscp.org and indicate which session you plan to attend):

We're now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 BCLI cohort! 
All Nomination Packets are due June 26, 2015 by 12 midnight CST. 
Download the 2015-2016 BCLI Nomination Packet here 

About the BCLI
Nexus' Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) is a 7-month leadership program that supports, trains and places people of color and other underrepresented community members on publicly appointed boards and commissions that influence and impact equity in the Twin Cities Metro Area.

About Nexus Community Partners
Nexus Community Partners (Nexus) is a community building intermediary whose mission is to build more engaged and powerful communities of color by supporting community building initiatives that expand community assets and foster social and human capital. Learn more about our work here
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