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The Gorge 2018 Latinx Leadership Movement

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Riverside Community Church

317 State Street

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Hood River, OR 97031

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The Latinx Leadership Movement is a leadership development program that enhances the civic leadership skills of Latinx in Oregon. This program will identify and prepare future elected officials by creating a pipeline to address the lack of Latinx representation in leadership positions across Oregon.


Program Details:

Each cohort of the Latinx Leadership Movement has limited space, exclusive to the cohort region who commit to two months of leadership development. Beginning with the cohort initiation in the morning on a Saturday and continuing weekly sessions in the afternoons for five weeks.


Topics Covered:

  • Latinx Identity

  • How an Idea Becomes Law

  • Advocacy

  • Advocacy Campaigns

  • Community Organizing

  • Leadership


Requirements to Apply:

  • Interest in a leadership position; no experience required
  • Commit to five sessions in the afternoons, including cohort kick-off in the morning

  • Reside in the region

  • Identify as Latina / o / x


Graduation Requirements:

  • Attend all cohort sessions

  • Minimum one-on-one meeting with OLHC staff

  • Attend a community forum, municipal council, or other type of community meeting


The Gorge 2018 Cohort Sessions:

  • Saturday, February 24 from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Tuesday, February 27 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

  • Tuesday, March 6 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

  • Tuesday, March 13 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

  • Tuesday, March 20 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

  • Tuesday, March 27 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Interested in creating a civic community that more faithfully reflects the state? Complete the application for the 2018 cohort of the Gorge!

  • Limited participants per cohort

  • No cost thanks to sponsorship from the Oregon Community Foundation

  • New deadline extension: February 17, 2018 at 11:30 PM.

  • Paper application can be hand delivered or mailed. If mailed it should be postmarked February 9, 2018 to arrive by February 12, 2018 to: Estela Muñoz Villarreal, Oregon Latino Health Coalition, 240 North Broadway, Suite 115, Portland, OR 97227

  • The Gorge cohort is selected and notified between February 13-23, 2018


For more information, contact Estela Muñoz Villarreal at 541-704-5431 or estela@orlhc.org

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