Latino Leadership Initiative
About Latino Leadership Initiative
Strengthening our Community by increasing the number of Skillful Latino Leaders that serve our Communities
Latinos will soon be a significant majority in the Central Valley with that in mind the LLI seeks to increase the core competencies of emerging Latino civic servants open to growth, change, collaboration, and deep community engagement. The Latino Leadership Initiative will take you and a small cohort through a program that involves training from experienced practitioners then directly applying those concepts in your community.
Upon completion, you will be well equipped with the necessary resources, insights, and skills for properly engaging with those within your field of interest in serving our community.
Skill Enhancement Components:
• Community Capacity Building
• Core Competencies of Civic Leadership
• Understanding Diverse Leadership Methods
• Developing a Mentorship Relationship
• Resource Networking
• The Value of Budgeting
• Boards, Commissions and Committees
For questions or to apply email John Torres at: or call (209) 324-7493.
Application deadline December 18, 2020
Next cohort will begin February 2021
In partnership with: Latino Community Foundation, Modesto Junior College, Stanislaus State, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Leadership Council of Stanislaus County.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
“The Latino Leadership Initiative helped me not only determine I was capable of becoming a leader, but it also helped me discover how to best lead.”
— Adriana Garcia