Neighborhood Leadership Fellows is an advanced leadership training program of Creating Whole Communities and the St. Louis Promise Zone-St. Louis Economic Development Partnership. The mission of Neighborhood Leadership Fellows (NLF) is to increase and amplify the voices of North St. Louis City and County residents at the civic decision-making tables in order to produce more equitable regional policies for neighborhoods. The primary geographic focus area is neighborhoods within the St. Louis Promise Zone due to the well-documented need for more targeted investment. To learn more about the St. Louis Promise Zone, click here.

What to Expect

Neighborhood Leadership Fellows is a nine-month advanced leadership training for community leaders.

The Neighborhood Leadership Fellows provides hands-on training emphasizing:           


Neighborhood Leadership Fellows strongly encourages residents from the St. Louis Promise Zone & Neighborhood Leadership Academy graduates to apply.

If selected to participate in Neighborhood Leadership Fellows, a $2,000 award will be granted for compensation.

To view more information about NLF and view program session dates & topics, a PDF info flyer is available for download.