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We’re Neighborhood Leadership Institute.

Together we share a common goal—to improve the quality of life for people in greater Cleveland’s diverse communities through grassroots leadership development and engagement.

Neighborhood Leadership | True2U Mentoring | Community Health | Youth Engagement

NLI NEWS

NLI’s Community Book Club announces book #3

Neighborhood Leadership Institute continues with its popular Community Book Club! Members of the community are invited to join us for Book #3 – Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Healthcare. In the Institute’s Community Book Club, we read and discuss books addressing important issues in today’s society. We started with The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness and then followed that with The Color of Law.  GiGi Elder will once again facilitate the weekly discussions. 

Our Book #3 group will meet October 14 – November 11 on Wednesdays at 7:00 PM. Interested in joining? REGISTER HERE.  Please contact Michelle Broome at 216.658.1358 or michelle@neighborhoodleadership.org with questions. Weekly Zoom meeting links are provided upon registration.

True2U

Connecting with Cleveland’s Future Leaders

In the True2U mentoring program, volunteers  work with small groups of 8th graders in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to help the students consider their strengths and interests, create a vision for their future and weigh their high school and post-secondary options so they can set off with confidence down the path to their future.

Mentors are still needed. Do you remember being in the 8th grade? Did you know who you were and what you were going to be, or did someone help you think it through? Just sharing your story with Cleveland students, and being a steady partner along the journey, will have ripple effects for the students and our city, for years to come.

Schools As Neighborhood Resources:

Building Youth and Families from the Ground Up.

Our flagship program for community engagement, Schools as Neighborhood Resources opens six school buildings for recreation and enrichment programming for all ages.

SNR is the longest-running school-community initiative in Cuyahoga County. It’s a model of school, family and community collaboration that turns schools into community gathering places designed to improve the educational environment and social development opportunities for students and families.

Community Engagement

Building Leaders from the Ground Up

Neighborhood Leadership Institute provides leadership training, resources and development to individuals in Greater Cleveland’s diverse communities. We take pride in elevating an individual’s natural leadership talent. Together we share a common goal—to improve and positively impact our communities through courageous leadership, collective ownership, empowerment, inclusion and accountability.

Neighborhood Leadership Institute partners with agencies and institutions to engage ordinary citizens in change initiatives and to strengthen emerging leaders within their communities with targeted trainings.

Alumni

Our network of more than 1,800 grads builds community from the ground up.

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