Greater Manchester's Civic & Community Leadership Programme
Are you ready to be a catalyst for change in your community? Do you want to make a difference and help tackle the underrepresentation of racially marginalised people in civic and public life?
We are excited to introduce We Lead for Legacy, a Greater Manchester Civic and Community Leadership Programme - a transformative opportunity for you to become a leader who drives change.
About the Project
We Lead For Legacy is a high level leadership programme for, both, current and future leaders from racially marginalised communities, brought to you by She Leads For Legacy, Flourish Together and Reform Radio, in partnership with Greater Manchester Combined Authority. The project will take place from November 2023, through to June 2024, with a series of expert sessions throughout, exploring the following:
Effective Communication to Lead Change: Public speaking and communicating with courage to engage and inspire people to take action with tools for influence and impact.
‘The Leader in Me’: Leadership mindset & philosophy to enable people to recognise their leadership potential and step into their power.
Leadership Styles and the System Changes that are necessary to address racial discrimination: Diverse perspectives and leadership styles, understanding Systems Change across geography, culture, sector and societal need, whilst innovating solutions to address racial discrimination within leadership and Civic Society.
Leading with purpose and taking action: Exploring challenges of the future and routes to tackling these as a leader.
You will explore these modules through in-person workshops, online reflection, peer learning groups and action-based mentorship days.
The outlined programme dates are as follows: 23rd November 2023, 7th of December 2023, 18th January 2024, 8th February 2024, 14th March 2024, 9th May 2024, and 13th June 2024.
This programme is designed to offer participants first-hand knowledge of public appointees' roles and responsibilities, offering insight into the systems and procedures of public bodies, alongside building awareness, confidence and skills to enable participation in civic and community roles, and bring unique voices and lived experiences to the forefront.
WE ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THIS PROGRAMME IS NOW FILLED. WE RECEIVED A RECORD NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FROM ACROSS GREATER MANCHESTER.
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