Monday September 30, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT
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Urban League of Portland 



Lakeitha Elliott 
Urban League of Portland 

2013 Social Justice & Civic Leadership Training 

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 Novemeber 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 by filling out an application through this email or 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.  

If you have any questions or concerns about the Social Justice and Civic Leadership Program, please contact Lakeitha Elliott @ lelliott@ulpdx or 503.200.8425