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ICWJ

Organization: ICWJ

The recruitment and development of low-wage workers is a direct component of our mission. ICWJ is an interfaith and multi-racial organizer passionate about lifting workers out of poverty. ICWJ engages low-wage workers (predominantly women and immigrants) in faith-rooted solidarity campaigns for incr…

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Parent Leadership Training

Organization: Alliance San Diego

Preparing and training parents to be better advocates for their child’s education process. Prepares parents to serve on school site council Prepares participants to service on LCAP Advisory Council

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Alumni and Membership Programs

Organization: San Diego Leadership Alliance

In addition to our benchmark program, we offer other trainings and one-off events, such as our boards and commissions training or our advanced public speaking training.

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Circulo de Hombres/Mujeres

Organization: Barrio Logan College Institute

Student led support groups and activities that address gender issues affecting educational attainment.

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Students for Economic Justice

Organization: Center on Policy Initiatives

The Students for Economic Justice Program (SEJ) is an intensive 6-week program that gives college and university students organizing training through political education, skills building and in-the-field experience working on economic and social justice campaigns for our partner sites. With guest pr…

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Leading a New Way (LANW)

Organization: Center on Policy Initiatives

To build the capacity of Electeds to advance policy and power for social & economic equity as part of the economic justice movement

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Active Transportation, Community Safety, and Community Organizing

Organization: City Heights CDC

Develop new leaders for community advocacy and further develop leadership skills of current leaders.

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Neighborhood Civic Leadership

Organization: Community HousingWorks

CHW has a variety of training tools for our resident community leaders – from an 8 session institute that helps resident and neighborhood group leaders set visions/mission/goals and action plan, deal with disagreements, and address communication across diversity — to a variety of modules that get r…

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Run Women Run

Organization: Run Women Run

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National Urban League Whitney M. Young Leadership Academy

Organization: Urban League of San Deigo County

We are one of over 80 local National Urban League Affiliates who participate in the Whitney M. Young Leadership training. The purpose of the training is to develop a cadre of young highly skilled professionals to undertake the objectives and programs of the Urban League Movement. Similarly, current…

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A-Team

Organization: ACCE

The ACCE A-Team is a transformative training program that develops leaders in the classroom and in the field into neighborhood organizers and campaigners motivated to expand the people’s movement. A-Team trainings focus on 3 critical organizing components: We provide training on the nuts and bolts o…

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Resident Leadership Academy-Resident Leaders in Accion

Organization: Bayside Community Center

community has categorized priorities in terms of technical challenges and adaptive challenges within community technical challenges—cracks in the sidewalks, getting crosswalks in good condition, meet with City Council, County Supervisor’s offices to get various initiatives adopted, advocating for bi…

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Poder Program

Organization: Sherman Heights Community Center

(NOTE: This is all about a pilot program, launched two years ago, which they hope to reimplement in the spring.) To empower local volunteers to take a leadership position within the organization. A lot of the volunteers or their family members have been a part of the center for years, and it’s anoth…

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San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council

Organization: San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council

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Latina Leadership Academy

Organization: Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

The Latina Leadership Academy is designed to build a strong corps of skilled young people who will be empowered to raise awareness of social justice and other community issues facing youth. The project will empower Latina youth and their families to develop leadership and academic skills and to beco…

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SDOP Internal

Organization: San Diego Organizing Project (SDOP)

In PICO’s congregation-community model, congregations of all denominations and faiths serve as the institutional base for community organizations. Rather than bring people together simply based on common issues like housing or education, the faith-based or broad-based organizing model makes values a…

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RISE Urban Leadership Fellows Program

Organization: RISE San Diego

The RISE Fellows Program uses an adaptive leadership approach that requires active engagement and deep reflection. The program focuses on the personal and professional development of each RISE Fellow through intensive forums, development and implementation of a self-selected community project, and c…

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UURISE – Unitarian Universalist Refugee & Immigrant Services & Education

Organization: UURISE - Unitarian Universalist Refugee & Immigrant Services & Education

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Employee Rights Center

Organization: Employee Rights Center

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AFT Internship Program

Organization: American Federation of Teachers | AFT Guild, Local 1931

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Leadership North County

Organization: California State University San Marcos

Leadership North County is a 10-month leadership program that orients participants to how the North County community functions. Through monthly seminars, tours and exercises, participants will increase their awareness of the issues affecting the region and learn about ways in which local leaders mig…

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San Diego Youth Development Office

Organization: San Diego Youth Development Office

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SALTA

Organization: Environmental Health Coalition

To empower an effective team of community and staff leaders to advocate for change and achieve environmental justice in the San Diego/ Tijuana region

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Neighborhoods Rising Institute

Organization: Alliance San Diego

To create grass roots leaders by providing an opportunity to learn organizing methods, movement history, political landscape and outreach methods. We also include an actual canvass operation to garner community support and disseminate information.

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#PlanDiego

Organization: Circulate San Diego

We give very limited how-to training for how to serve on community planning groups. we also provide resources online for those who are interested.

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The San Diego Leadership Alliance Institute

Organization: San Diego Leadership Alliance (SDLA)

Purpose: to develop the network of San Diego’s next progressive leaders Overview: We offer an intensive 11 session program to a highly selective group of diverse young progressive leaders over the course of six months to give them the skills and network needed to change the political landscape of th…

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Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation

Organization: Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation

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Resident Leadership Academy

Organization: Mid-City CAN

It’s an 8-week course. Below are the session topics: Session #1: RLA Introduction & Orientation Session #2: Our Values & Our Collective Vision Session #3: Social Determinants: Why Place Matters Session #4: The Power Players Session #5: Community Organizing Principles Session #6: Leadership…

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Engage San Diego

Organization: Engage San Diego

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The Executive Director’s Leadership Council

Organization: Barrio Logan College Institute

To empower students to partner with staff and board on addressing the issues affecting their communities. All leadership programs are student led with faculty advisors. EDLC is advised by the Executive Director and staffed by a student leader. The program includes leadership theory and practice thro…

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House Meeting Leaders Training Program

Organization: Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans (PANA)

At PANA, we work with “indigenous leaders” — the people who are already building the social fabric of communities. We develop their capacity to become effective organizers who will create solutions and shape polices that reflect the needs of refugees in San Diego.

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Young Professionals Council

Organization: San Diego LGBT Community Center

The mission of YPC is to develop and empower young LGBT professionals and their allies through the Young Professionals Council Academy (YPC Academy). The YPC Academy will help to expand the ranks of young LGBT leaders that are ready to further equality for our community through board service for a v…

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The Resident Leadership Academy

Organization: Community Health Improvement Partners

The Resident Leadership Academy is a curriculum based public health leadership program that empowers local residents from under-served and under-resourced communities to increase health and quality of life in their communities by improving food and physical activity environments and public safety in…

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BCLI

Organization: Center on Policy Initiatives

The purpose of BCLI is to train and place advocates from low-income and communities of color to move an equity agenda on strategic local and regional boards and commissions  

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