The Latino Board Leadership Academy trains Latinos to volunteer their time in leadership roles as board members of nonprofits in our region. Nonprofit boards should reflect the community they serve and our LBLA addresses the leadership gap in order to better improve the needs of the Latino community in Silicon Valley.
Why is this important?
A study conducted by the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley less than 3% of nonprofits in Silicon Valley have Latinos serving on their nonprofit board. While Latinos greatly under-report their volunteer activity, the LBLA program recruits, trains, and guides Latinos to maximize their impact.
What are the results?
In addition to recruiting, training, and guiding Latinos to maximize their impact as board members, we match them with boards of nonprofit organizations whose missions best match their personal interests.
• Over 360 Senior Fellows have graduated from LBLA
• 75% of graduates have been placed on nonprofit boards
When is the Latino Board Leadership Academy happening?
1st Cohort: Santa Clara County: February - May 2020
Application opens Monday, January 6, 2019 and closes on Friday, January 31, 2019.
Location: UCSC Silicon Valley Campus, 3175 Bowers Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Can't participate in our first cohort of the year? Mark your calendar.
2nd Cohort: San Mateo County: June - August 2020
Where do I sign up for LBLA!
Seeking to increase your community impact?
Are you interested in expanding your experiences by serving on a nonprofit Board of Directors?
Are you willing to commit to a program to learn how to be an effective Board Member?
If you answered yes to the above questions then please fill out our Google Form. Please note that you will be contacted when the application process opens, in early-mid January.