Posts in: "Project LEAD"

Project LEAD 2021

Now, more than ever, we need more people of color on boards—it is critical that there be more representative leadership in our community’s organizations. In… Read More

Project LEAD Graduates Shape Our Community

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, the celebration of 47 people of color about to serve their community had us extra proud. Project LEAD (Leadership, Effectiveness and Diversity) is a month-long training program to prepare people of color to serve on nonprofit boards. The training comes to an end with a recruitment fair, where nonprofits get to meet potential new board members, and a graduation celebration. Read Article

Maybe You’ve Seen Some Project LEADers

Project LEAD graduates have just hit the 1,000 mark. That's a great milestone. But what's greater is what it means: that many people—more specifically people of color—are using this training to serve on nonprofit boards and other leadership positions in our community. Because why wouldn't our nonprofits reflect our area's spectacular diversity? Read Article