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Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Offers Leadership Training

By La Prensa Staff


Hoping to fill more local boards, commissions, and elected offices with Latinos, the Northwest Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Lourdes University are offering a seven-week leadership training course for those interested in stepping into public or community service.


The Hispanic Leadership Institute is designed to promote the development of individuals for increased participation in local leadership roles. The course also serves as a principal education and networking resource fo expertise and advocacy on issues affecting Latino communities.


The course meets every Monday evening, 6:30 to 8 p.m., for seven weeks beginning May 19, 2021. Topics include ethics, cultural and personal identity, leadership self-assessment, community issues, public and media relations, board and commission service, and meeting etiquette.


The programs overall objectives include:

·         Identify Latino leaders and develop their leadership and management skills.

·         Create opportunities for Latino leaders to interact with experienced community leaders.

·         Develop a pool of Latino candidates for effective service on policy-making bodies.

·         Create a network of resources for Latino leaders in the public and private sector.


Once participants complete the program, NWOHCC and Lourdes University are offering matchmaking for board and commission service within local communities.


The program is offering ten, $200 scholarships to qualified candidates. Classes will be held in Mother Adelaide Hall, Room 202 on the Lourdes University campus. Registration ends April 30.


For more information or to register, those interested can call 419.877.2747, visit www.nohcc.com,  or email resourcefocus365@gmail.com.




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