Improving our urban communities requires a stream of emerging and existing leaders dedicated to addressing pressing issues. To meet these challenges, we created the Urban Leadership Development Initiative (ULDI).
“As a community, we share common goals to make the livelihoods of all people better.”
The year-long program teaches select individuals how to identify opportunities, develop innovative solutions, and build coalitions designed to foster positive, long-term change.
Each participant is required to design and implement a “change effort” to improve an urban neighborhood. A critical component of this effort is the personal connection and mentorship from Raymond A. Jetson.
Join us as we bring community leaders together to build a better world and push for real change to make a difference.
Welcome to the 2021-2022 Cohort of ULDI!!
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Applications for the 2021/2022 Cohort have closed. The application has 3 parts. To be considered for ULDI, each applicant must:
- Complete the application
- Pay the $50 Program Fee* (refundable if not accepted)
- Complete the interview.
The Urban Leadership Development Initiative class begins in May and ends in April of the following year.
*Program Fee covers a portion of the curriculum materials.