Leadership Development Programs

Latina Coalition Silicon Valley
Engaged Latina Leadership Activist Program

  • Latinas 18-25 in Silicon Valley
  • March – August, apply in February
  • Free

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Emerge California

  • Democratic women in Bay Area interested in political office
  • 7 months
  • $35 to apply, $500 tuition

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  • Non-profit executives in the Bay Area
  • 2 years, recruitment in June
  • Free

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Leadership Institute (HLI)

  • Professional Latinas in California
  • January-September, apply in November
  • $100 to apply, plus travel costs

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National Hispana Leadership Institute
Executive Leadership Program

  • National program for professional Latinas 24-34 years in the nonprofit sector
  • 9 months, apply in July
  • $3,500, plus air travel

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National Hispana Leadership Institute
Latinas Learning to Lead Summer Youth Program

  • National program for college-attending Latinas
  • June – September
  • Free, including travel expenses

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Civic Engagement Opportunities

We provide support and recommendations for our members who apply for local boards and commissions. By joining the LCSV you will learn about the impact you can make as a commissioner or board member and understand how the process works.