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
Create opportunities for Latino leaders to interact with
experienced community leaders.
Develop a pool of Latino candidates for effective service on
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
For more information or to register, those interested can call
www.nohcc.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.