African American Leadership Academy 2017 Cohort

The African American Leadership Forum is now accepting applications for the 2017 class of the African American Leadership Academy. Applications are due December 1. The Leadership Academy will begin in January 2017 and culminate with a graduation ceremony and project presentation in October. The African American Leadership Academy is designed to develop the next generation of leaders for our community and beyond.  Designed to be more than a collection of in-service programming, the Leadership Academy takes the unique perspective of the African American community and addresses leadership from a variety of perspectives including politics, education, the media, criminal justice and the law, and both non-profit and for profit business. The Academy will incorporate small group work, panel presentations, keynote speakers, roundtable discussions, etc. Participants will begin and finish the program as a team, complete a service project, and develop long lasting professional relationships with other leaders in the community. For more information or to apply, please click here to visit the Leadership Academy page on this...

Help AALF when you shop online

AALF is partnering with Dubli and now when you shop online, you can earn money for yourself and for the African American Leadership Forum. It’s as easy as 1–click on the link below, 2–register for a free account, and 3–start earning a percentage of each dollar you spend.  In turn, Dubli will send .30 of every dollar you earn back to AALF.  It’s a win-win for you and for the organization.  You can help AALF with much-needed funds for education, economic development, leadership development, families, health and criminal justice programming. The first 10 people to sign up for a free account will receive a free upgrade for a VIP membership which means you can earn even more for yourself and for AALF. Click on the link and get started right now www.earn4aalf.info.  ...

African American Leadership Academy accepting applications

The African American Leadership Forum is now accepting applications for the 2015 class of the African American Leadership Academy. Applications are due November 30. The Leadership Academy will being in January 2015 and culminate with a graduation ceremony and project presentation in October. The African American Leadership Academy is designed to develop the next generation of leaders for our community and beyond.  Designed to be more than a collection of in-service programming, the Leadership Academy takes the unique perspective of the African American community and addresses leadership from a variety of perspectives including politics, education, the media, criminal justice and the law, and both non-profit and for profit business. The Academy will incorporate small group work, panel presentations, keynote speakers, roundtable discussions, etc. Participants will begin and finish the program as a team, complete a service project, and develop long lasting professional relationships with other leaders in the community. For more information or to apply, please click here to visit the Leadership Academy page on this...

Summer in the City 2014

AALF has partnered with neighborhood associations, local non-profit, and community based organizations for 10 weeks this summer, June 16 to August 17, to provide programs and activities in each of the 10 neighborhoods in the Urban Core.   A variety of activities and opportunities are scheduled and there promises to be something for everyone.  For a complete schedule, click...

Ted Williams, Marvin DeJear and Mike Tramontina now part of TDC.

Ted Williams, Marvin De Jear and Mike Tramontina have joined The Directors Council. Ted Williams owns The Williams Group.  Marvin De Jear is the Director of the Evelyn K Davis Center for Working Families.  Mike Tramontina is a consultant with many years experience in non-profit management and grant writing. TDC welcomes them to the team and looks forward to their input and...