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Democracy/Civic Engagement

Petra Foundation

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (212) 665-6673
info@petrafoundation.org

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Nominees for a Petra award should display a combination of activism and thought, force of character, independence of judgment and clarity of expression. The nominee’s activities should be devoted to the cause of racial equality, with special emphasis on Native Americans and people of color; to the autonomy of individuals, groups, families and communities; and/or to freedom of speech, expression and thought. The nominee should be someone who is not widely recognized outside their community, does not have a strong institutional base of support and who has demonstrated a capacity to grow, take risks, overcome obstacles and make a significant contribution by leading, teaching or otherwise helping others. Please note that nominations should be made by someone other than the nominee and without the knowledge of the nominee. Most Petra Fellows reside in the United States.


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?
Other:
Not specified
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Other:
Community Leadership
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.

Institute for Civic Leadership

Host type:
University

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (510) 430-2192
kschutje@mills.edu

What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To increase civic engagement and the leadership capacities and commitments of young women.


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : college-aged women.


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?
Other:
Not specified
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Other:
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.

Family & Children's Service

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Joan Vanhala
Phone: (612) 728-2079
joan.vanhala@famchildserv.org

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : The target population for both programs is low income people, people of color, and/or new immigrants living in the metro area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.


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
Other:
Not specified
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Other:
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Environmental Careers Organization, Sustainable Communities Leadership Program

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (415) 362-5552
ozackman@eco.org

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Currently, the Sustainable Communities Leadership Program works with undergraduate and graduate students and those within two years of matriculating. The program is also beginning to work with a broader network of young professionals within organizations.


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?
Other:
Not specified
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Other:
Community Leadership
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.

Ashoka

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (703) 527-8300
info@ashoka.org

Website: http://www.ashoka.org/

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Ashoka's U.S./Canada program will focus on social entrepreneurs with new ideas who are just beginning to launch their enterprises and who meet the following selection criteria: 1. A new idea; 2. Creativity; 3. Entrepreneurial spirit and temperament; 4. An idea with the potential for nation-wide impact; and 5. Strong ethical fiber.


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?
Systems Leadership
Other:
Not specified
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Entrepreneurial
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Antioch University, Ph.D. in Leadership & Change

Host type:
University

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (937) 769-1360
office@phd.antioch.edu

Website: http://www.phd.antioch.edu/

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : This is a highly selective doctoral program. A master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning, and five years of relevant professional experience are minimum eligibility requirements. Selection will depend upon such characteristics as capacity for self-directed learning, evidence of strong academic skills and conceptual abilities, and an interest in interdisciplinary study and applied research. Applicants must demonstrate a strong potential for individual and professional growth, evidence of leadership and aspiration to lead, and an interest in being a socially engaged professional. In exceptional cases, applicants with post-baccalaureate professional degrees may apply.


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?
Other:
Not specified
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?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Center for Excellence in Nonprofits

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Molly
Phone: (408) 294-2300
molly@cen.org

Website: http://www.cen.org/

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Primary population: non-profit leaders in Silicon Valley. Will soon be adding distance programs available to a wider community.


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?
Other:
Not specified
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?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Coro Northern California

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (415) 986-0521


Website: http://www.coro.org/site/c.geJNIUOzErH/b.2083541/k.ED76/CORO_Home.htm

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : For the Exploring Leadership program, eligible participants must be completing their sophomore or junior year of high school. Because Exploring Leadership is a full time, students who must attend summer school are not eligible. The program is offered in San Francisco and the East Bay. The other programs offered by Coro Northern California are open to diverse people of equally diverse experiences, goals and perspectives.


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?
Other:
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.

Advocacy Institute - Leadership for a Changing World

Host type:
Foundation/Funders

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (202) 777-7560


What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Leaders largely unrecognized outside of their field or community but who, if recognized, would inspire many more people. Nominees must also be U.S. residents working on domestic policy issues


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?
Recognition or awards
Other:
Community Leadership
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

I-LEAD: The Institute for Leadership Education, Advancement and Development

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (610) 348-3575


What are the desired outcomes of the program?


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?
Systems Leadership
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Individual capacity-building
Other:
Community Leadership
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Other:
Not specified
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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