CMN Leadership Academy

About CMN Leadership Academy

Strengthening our Community by Building Practical Leadership Skills

Grounded by a Biblical perspective the Leadership Series will take you and a small cohort through a program that involves training from experienced practitioners then directly applying those concepts in your community. Each element of the program is based on a solid foundation of established theory and practice from those who have made a significant impact in urban poor neighborhoods.


Upon completion, you will be well equipped with the necessary resources, insights, and skills for engaging with your organization, church and other local leaders and residents in the renewal, restoration, and abundant community life of your neighborhood.

Skill Enhancement Components:

•    Community Capacity Building

•    Asset Based Community Development

•    Christian Community Development

•    Community Health Education

•    Self-Assessment

•    Feedback and Communication

•    Systems Thinking and Organizational Learning

•    Resource Networking

•    Collaboration

•    Community Conflict Resolution 

•    How to “read” a neighborhood

For questions email:

CMN Leadership Academy Alumni

CMN Leadership


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“I attend Catalyst Next because it is an opportunity to connect with individuals and discuss issues that are important, not only to our community, but also to our generation.”

—  Sarah