Call for Applicants: I am Your Sister Mini-Leadership Series

The Portland African American Leadership Forum (PAALF) is pleased to announce that through generous funding from Oregon Community Foundation, we are offering our first Mini-Leadership Series for emerging black women and femmes.

I am Your Sister Mini-Leadership Series is a six month-long training cohort program that addresses the personal, cultural, civic and organizing needs of emerging black women and femme leaders in Portland. Through the Academy, PAALF works to build a group of transformative black leaders who hold a lifelong commitment to fighting for racial justice and creating lasting change in their community. 

 

I am Your Sister Mini-Leadership Series is a FREE!

Key Dates

Application Deadline: February 1 2019

Applicant Interviews: February 6 2019  - February 15 2019

Notification of Accepted Applicants: No later than February 22 2019

Training 1: All of Us or None of Us: March 2, 2019, 10:00am - 4:30pm @ Woodlawn MIC

Training 2:Reviving the Black Radical Imagination: March 16, 2019, 10:00am - 5:30pm  @ Woodlawn MIC

Training 3: Project-Based Learning: March 30, 2019, 10:00am - 4:30pm  @ Woodlawn MIC

Training 4: Reimagining the Black Radical Tradition: April 6, 2019, 10:00am - 4:30pm (Location TBD)

Training 5: Community Centered Models: April 20, 2019, 10:00am - 4:30pm  @ Woodlawn MIC

Training 6: The Mandate: May 11, 2019, 10:00am - 4:30pm  @ Woodlawn MIC

Rites of Passage Ceremony: July 13, 2019 @ Woodlawn MIC


**Each participants will have the opportunity to receive a reimbursement to help cover the cost for childcare while participating in the trainings.