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We Are Now Accepting Applications for Our Social Justice & Civic Leadership Training !

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The Urban League of Portland is pleased to announce our Social Justice and Civic Leadership program for 2013 – 2014. We are currently accepting applications to our transformative training which helps emerging leaders become successful advocates for social and economic justice and public policy changes that affect our community. The program will provide participants an opportunity to  work together throughout the year on Urban League issue campaigns. We will also cover how to impact public policy and involvement in public decision-making.

The SJCL program will begin with a retreat  in November 2013  and the cohort of 20-25 will meet every other month through the November 2014 election to strengthen their skills, share their expertise, educate voters,  plan campaigns and more.  Participants will gain skills in community organizing, leadership development,  legislative organizing, and social policy advocacy skills .  The selected participants will identify critical community issues and develop effective strategies and organizing campaigns.

You can apply for the Social Justice & Civic Leadership Training online here, or by downloading an application here, or by visiting the Urban League of Portland office located at 10 North Russell St. Portland, Oregon 97227. Application deadline is 5 pm on Monday, September 30th, 2013 . Please include the answers to the supplemental questions as part of your application when you return it by fax (503-281-2612), email, or in person at our offices.   

If you have any questions or concerns about the Social Justice and Civic Leadership Program, please email Lakeitha Elliott or call her at 503-200-8425.