Independence Inc. is proud to announce the launch of Community
Leadership Academy (CLA). The program provides an interactive training
experience for people with disabilities interested in enhancing personal leadership
skills and creating change in the community.
CLA is comprised of six sessions.
Training curriculum will focus on important topics such as board functions,
community engagement, professionalism, disability history, advocacy, and
networking. Through this initiative, participants will gain the knowledge and
confidence needed to effectively serve on non-profit boards, government committees
Following completion of the program,
participants will be recognized at the first-ever Community Leadership Academy
Graduation. The event will allow participants to celebrate their
accomplishment, exercise their skills and network with local community members
interested in recruiting CLA graduates.
We are currently accepting
applications for Fall 2017 enrollment. To apply, please fill out the form provided below.
more information or
assistance completing the application, please contact our office.