Nexus Community Partners is recruiting applicants for the second cohort of their Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) program, which is advancing racial equity in the Twin Cities through participation and policy-making on local and regional boards and commissions. To learn more about nominating someone or applying to the 2014-2015 BCLI cohort, RSVP today to take part in an upcoming information session!
Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute Information Session
Join us this Thursday 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 2014-2015 BCLI cohort.
When: Thursday, June 5, 2014: 9-10:30am Where: Hope Community, Inc, 3rd Floor Loft: 611 E. Franklin Ave, Minneapolis 55411 (free Visitor Parking in lot – enter parking lot from Oakland Ave; also street-side parking on Oakland Ave or Portland Ave)
“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 this Thursday? Join us for one of our additional info sessions throughout the Twin Cities (please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate which session you plan to attend):
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 (5:30-7pm) @ CLUES, McKnight Room
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.