... Strategic Relationships for Progressive Leaders
The Leadership Network (LeaderNet) gathers South Bay’s progressive leaders together, providing education and support that helps them build skills as well as develop strong strategic relationships.
Founded in 1997, LeaderNet includes more than 300 members, who seek to:
Throughout the year, LeaderNet convenes members for training and forums on relevant topics. The Social Innovators Speaker Series includes meetings with regional and national authors, elected officials and other progressive thought leaders. These interactive sessions give members opportunities to discuss ideas, share insights and look for opportunities to move Silicon Valley toward a brighter future for working families.
For more information on LeaderNet, contact Maria Noel Fernandez.
Working Partnerships Leadership Institute
Beginning with the Leadership Institute, our original seminar-style training for diverse community activists, we have gradually expanded our menu of programs to a list tailored to various points along the hierarchy of leadership positions from community organizer to elected officials of local government. Our goal is to create a pipeline from the grassroots to the halls of power and to prepare those who pass through the pipeline to be effective when they attain these roles. We also offer these programs through our national leadership training arm, the 1000 Leaders Project, in communities across the United States.
Thus our menu includes: