Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CT on June 16, 2016

The LatinoCLD Leadership Academy selects a cohort of 10- 15 participants on an annual basis. The ideal Academy candidate is a promising leader with a reputation for intellect, thoughtfulness, collaboration, a commitment to civil dialogue, and a desire to serve their community in policy roles or appointed/elected office. Further characteristics include:

  • Passionate and enthusiastic professional
  • Preferably ages 25 to 40
  • Interest in serving in appointed office
  • Interest in running for public office
  • Interest in public policy
  • Open to all ethnic and cultural backgrounds
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The 12 month academy consists of quarterly convenings, generally held in Dallas and Fort Worth, TX. Applicant should be able to commit to quarterly meetings that will occur on the following dates:

  • September 15-18, 2016
  • December 8-11, 2016
  • March 9-12, 2017
  • June 8-11, 2017


  • Personal Information

  • Demographic Information

  • Academic information

  • Attachments - Please provide 2 professional references

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, txt, pdf.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, txt, pdf.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, txt, pdf.
  • Application questions - 500 words limit