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Project LEAD

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A healthy, vibrant community happens when everyone is engaged in civic life. And yet, here in ethnically and racially diverse King County, too many people of color are left out of the public conversation.

United Way of King County is changing this with Project LEAD—Leadership Effectiveness And Diversity. This nonprofit leadership training program prepares highly qualified people of color to become knowledgeable, responsive and strong civic leaders. 2015 marks 23 years of Project LEAD and more than 1,000 graduates.

For more information, contact us at projectlead@uwkc.org or 206.461.5014.

Criteria for Involvement

Find out who can apply, how applicants are selected and expectations for those accepted into the program. Read more

Are you ready to be a board member?

Learn the basic responsibilities of nonprofit boards and what is expected of individual board members. Read more

Workshop Information and Schedule

View the five-week workshop and session schedule for Project LEAD. Read more


How to apply to Project LEAD

Get details on the application process along with information about the wait list before you apply. Read more

2015 Project LEAD Graduation

Project LEAD Grads

Congratulations to our Project LEAD grads! Read more

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