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Community Leadership Academy

Are you interested in making a difference in your community but feel you lack the skills needed to take the next step? RICV is excepting applications for our fall session of the Community Leadership Academy. 

Community Leadership Academy, (CLA), participants learn about disability and Independent Living history, systems advocacy, and the skills they will need to serve as community leaders.Graphic containing the logo for the Community Leadership Academy. The logo includes three blue dots at the top above the letters claiming. The words Community Leadership Academy are written in blue below. The logo has a dark gray background.

Sessions focus on teaching the basic skills needed to succeed as a member of a committee, boards, council, or commissions. Class participants also receive mentoring and peer support from community leaders, including people who have disabilities.

The fall session begins on October 14, meeting weekly from 1pm to 4pm on Thursdays for eight weeks. Applications are due no later than October 5. Contact Charity with any questions at 559-221-2330 or by email.

Download a printable CLA flier

Click here to fill out the online application