Applications are now being accepted for the 29th annual Neighborhood Leadership Institute, sponsored by the City of Dayton. The Neighborhood Leadership Institute is a 12-week program designed to educate Dayton residents about local government, City resources, and community leadership.
The 2011 program is scheduled to kick-off on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. It is comprised of workshops, skill-building components, and a day-long bus tour of Dayton neighborhoods. Participants hear presentations from community, business, and government leaders on topics such as Dayton’s history, the role of City government, the criminal justice system, and cultural diversity. Class members also complete field assignments and a practicum requiring development of a grassroots project within their community.
Anyone interested in participating should submit a completed application no later than Thursday, February 10, 2011. Application forms are available at the Division of Citizen Participation (6th floor, City Hall, 101 W. Third Street), at
www.daytonohio.gov/departments/pcd, or by calling 937-333-3670.