The Neighborhood Leadership Fellows will launch in January 2021 and conclude in September 2021. NLF sessions will be held one weekend a month on Fridays and Saturdays and one Wednesday a month. To prioritize the health and safety of participants and facilitators amidst COVID-19, NLF 2021 will comprise of a mix of online and in-person sessions.
We understand that fellows may be employed while applying for the NLF program. If you are employed during Friday sessions and/or Saturday sessions for NLF, we will do all that we can to contact your employer and discuss participation in the program.
Neighborhood Leadership Fellows expects a high level of commitment to program sessions in order to establish a successful foundational knowledge of learning outcomes. Participants should expect to spend 10 hours a month in addition to scheduled sessions, attending community events, and completing homework assignments.
All Friday sessions are held from 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
All Saturday sessions are held from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
All Wednesday sessions are held the third Wednesday of every month from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, starting in February.
|Friday, January 8||Introductory Session|
|Saturday, January 9||Project Focused Strategic Doing|
|Friday, February 5||History of Segregation and Institutionalized Racism in St. Louis|
|Saturday, February 6||Understanding the Pillars of the Promise Zone|
|Wednesday, February 17||TBA|
|Friday, March 5||Strengths Based Leadership|
|Saturday, March 6||Communication and Conflict Resolution|
|Wednesday, March 17||TBA|
|Friday, April 9||Communication through Data|
|Saturday, April 10||Telling Your Story|
|Wednesday, April 21||TBA|
|Friday, May 7||Community Organizing|
|Saturday, May 8||Advocacy and Campaigns|
|Wednesday, May 19||TBA|
|Friday, June 11||Boards and Commissions|
|Saturday, June 12||Show Me the Money|
|Wednesday, June 16||TBA|
|Friday, July 9||Understanding St. Louis Development Part 1|
|Saturday, July 10||Understanding St. Louis Development Part 2|
|Wednesday, July 21||TBA|
|Friday, August 6||Local and State Government|
|Saturday, August 7||Leadership Plan Culmination|
|Wednesday, August 18||TBA|
|Friday, September 10||Presentations Workshop|
|Saturday, September 11||Presentations and Graduation|
|Wednesday, September 15||TBA|
On October 17th, an additional session on implementation and next steps will be held.