Applications are now being accepted for the 33rd annual Neighborhood Leadership Institute, sponsored by the City of Dayton. The Neighborhood Leadership Institute is an annual free 12-week program designed to educate Dayton residents about local government, City resources and community leadership. Workshops are held at various locations and presentations cover topics such as Dayton’s history; the role of City government, the criminal justice system and cultural diversity; skill-building components such as public speaking and small-group dynamics; and a bus tour of Dayton neighborhoods. Class members also complete field assignments to expand their knowledge of Dayton, City government and the community at large.
The 2015 program is scheduled to kick-off on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Class members also complete field assignments and a practicum requiring development of a grassroots project within their community.
Anyone interested in participating must complete and submit an application no later than Friday, February 6, 2015. Applications are available at daytonohio.gov or at City Hall, 101 W. Third St. (Department of Planning and Community Development, sixth Floor, or the City Commission Office, second floor).For further information contact Verletta Jackson at 333-3288 or [email protected].