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Civic Leadership Academy Virtual Information Session

Thu. Jul 28, 2022
12:00 — 1:00 PM CDT

Virtual Event
(Link will be distributed to registrants via registration confirmation email)


The Civic Leadership Academy (CLA) is designed for high-performing nonprofit and government leaders who seek rigorous leadership development. CLA meets every other Friday from January to June. Facilitated by distinguished UChicago faculty, the six-month program delves into foundations of leadership and institutional reform, and pushes fellows to think critically about practical application through a one-week global practicum and a monthly civic practitioner leadership series.

 Candidates should:

  • Be a full-time employee of a Chicago nonprofit organization, the City of Chicago, or Cook County

  • Demonstrate a strong track record of leadership, innovation, and high performance

  • Have a minimum of five years of work experience in the civic sector

  • Be nominated by a supervisor and provide one additional letter of recommendation

We invite you to learn more about the program at one of our upcoming virtual informational events, where CLA staff and alumni will present and answer your questions about this innovative program.