Fees

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS June 30, 2023.

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Tuition ($1,000) **MUST be selected as a class participant PRIOR to paying tuition.


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LEAD LOUISIANA

Leadership Program

September 2023 – April 2024

2ND WEEKEND OF EACH MONTH

FOR EMERGING AND SEASONED LEADERS

MISSION

To provide a safe space for Black and Brown people to explore the issues and public policy facing our people in the state of Louisiana, and to develop solutions together.

CURRICULUM

Designed to educate, motivate and encourage participants to serve our local communities, the state of Louisiana, our country and the world


MONTHLY TOPICS

1. SEPTEMBER: The State of Black and Brown Louisiana- LAFAYETTE

2. OCTOBER: Arts and Culture and Music / History of the City of New Orleans- NEW ORLEANS

3. NOVEMBER: Education/ Civic Participation/ Public Policy- BATON ROUGE

4. DECEMBER: Economics/ Finance/ Business/ Employment - SHREVEPORT

5. JANUARY:   Housing - ALEXANDRIA

6. FEBRUARY:  Historic/ Civil Participation/ Public Policy – HOUMA, THIBODEAUX

7. MARCH:    Criminal Justice Reform - MONROE

8. APRIL:      Health Care/ Underlying Health issues – BATON ROUGE

TO COMPLETE THE CLASS SUCCESSFULLY, PARTICIPANTS CANNOT MISS MORE THAN 3 SESSIONS

********SAMPLE OF A LEAD LA SESSION AGENDA*****

SEPTEMBER 8TH

INTRODUCTORY SESSION – LAFAYETTE

“The State of Black and Brown Louisiana”

Thursday:

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. RECEPTION At a local venue

Friday:

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. BREAKFAST At a local venue

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. SESSION

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. BREAK

10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. SESSION

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. LUNCH

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. SESSION

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. BREAK

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. SESSION

6:30 p.m. - DINNER At a local, Black owned Restaurant

Saturday:

8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. SESSION At a local hotel

SPEAKERS/ FACULTY

  • Black Mental Health Group
  • Zavier University - Dr. Norman Francis invited
  • Economics- Black LA
  • LSU Law Center - Chris Tyson invited
  • UL Lafayette - Prof. Theodore Foster invited

HOTEL - At a local hotel