Friday, December 28, 2012

Neighborhood Leadership Institute Accepting Applications

Release Date:   Friday, December 28, 2012
Contact:          Verletta Jackson, 937-333-3670

Applications are now being accepted for the 31st 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 2013 program is scheduled to kick off on March 14 and 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.

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, February 8, 2013. Applications are available at City Hall, 101 W. Third St. (Department of Planning and Community Development, sixth floor, or the City Commission Office, second floor) or at For more information, call 937-333-3670.