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NLF Schedule

The Neighborhood Leadership Fellows will launch in January 2022 and conclude in September 2022.  NLF sessions will be held one weekend a month on Fridays and Saturdays. To prioritize the health and safety of participants and facilitators amidst COVID-19, NLF 2022 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.

2022 Schedule for NLF

All Friday sessions are held from 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
All Saturday sessions are held from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Date (2022) Subject

Friday, January 21  

Introductory Session

Saturday, January 22

Strengths Based Leadership

Friday, February 11

History of Segregation and Institutionalized Racism in St. Louis

Saturday,  February 12

Understanding the Pillars of the Promise Zone

Friday, March 11

Project Focused Strategic Doing

Saturday, March 12 

Communication and Conflict Resolution

Friday, April 15 

Communication through Data

Saturday, April 16 

Telling Your Story

Friday, May 20

Community Organizing

Saturday, May 21

Advocacy and Campaigns

Friday, June 10

Boards and Commissions

Saturday, June 11

Show Me the Money

Friday, July 8

Understanding St. Louis Development Part 1

Saturday, July 9

Understanding St. Louis Development Part 2

Friday, August 12

Local and State Government

Saturday, August 13

Leadership Plan Culmination

Friday, September 9

Presentations Workshop

Saturday, September 10

Presentations and Graduation