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Leadership

Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA)

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name: Kate DeMello
Phone: 212-234-1384


What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To increase the admission of highly qualified, under-represented youth to the country’s leading colleges and universities and to make the pool from which American leaders are drawn more representative of our democracy.


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Outstanding public high school students of under-represented racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
Transformational Leadership
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Individual capacity-building
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

More Than Words

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name: Jodi Rosenbaum
Phone: 781-788-0033


What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To provide at-risk youth with the skills necessary to succeed.


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Youth who are in the foster care system, court involved, homeless or out of school


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
Collaborative Leadership
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Collaborative Leadership
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

The Posse Foundation, Inc.

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name:
Phone:
info@possefoundation.org

What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To train the ethnically diverse leaders of tomorrow and equip them with the ability to develop consensus solutions to complex social problems


Does the program serve a specific population?

No
What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Network/coalition building
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Kids Meeting Kids

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name:
Phone: 212-663-2327


What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To end the violence and injustice ruining too many kids in New York and the world.


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Youth ages 7-21 in New York


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
Collaborative Leadership
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Conflict Resolution
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name: Chanmoni Chim
Phone: 202-667-4690


What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To build a better future for Southeast Asian Americans.


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Southeast Asian Americans


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Network/coalition building
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

YouthServe, Inc.

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name: Aisha Holmes
Phone: 205-521-6651


What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Youth ages 13-17 in the Birmingham area.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Grassroots Leadership Initiative

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name: Julia Onnie-Hay
Phone: 941-365-8751


What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To facilitate the growth of community leaders.


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Adult citizens of Sarasota and Manatee counties of Florida who have a deep interest in improving their local communities.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Galaxy Explorers

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name:
Phone: 510-336-7300
galaxyexplorers@chabotspace.org

What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To give youth life-long skills, provide work experience through internships, expose them to community giving by mentoring and performing science demonstrations for young children, and train youth to become leaders.


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Teens in the Bay Area of California, but specifically wishes to target the under served teens of Oakland.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Organizational Effectiveness
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

YouthALIVE!

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name: Deane Calhoun
Phone: 510-594-2588 x305


What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To prevent youth violence and facilitate youth leadership in California communities


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Low-income youth in violent California communities.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Individual capacity-building
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Alternatives, Inc.

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name: Judith M. Gall
Phone: 773-506-7474


Website: http://www.alternativesyouth.org/home.html

What are the desired outcomes of the program?

For at-risk youth to develop life skills, strengthen family ties, and lead a healthy lifestyle.


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Chicago’s multi ethnic northeast side.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Individual capacity-building
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.
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