Civic Leadership


Civic Leadership

CMC is dedicated to creating a robust ecosystem of support with integrated curricular and co-curricular activities to foster civic leadership and a deep commitment to community reinforcement on a broad scale. The key program components are: an academic curriculum, co-curricular opportunities aligned with this curriculum, and a slate of quarterly skills-building conferences which will be open to nonprofits throughout the region. The three main goals of the program will be to provide high level institutional support:

1) Offer community organizations cutting edge tools to build financial and programmatic resilience,

2) Enhance strategic communications

3) Provide contextual policy education that informs strategies to capitalize on government programs.



Non-Profit Success Series

KLI will host a series of skills-building workshops to support local non-profits to innovate and maximize their impact. Event dates for the AY 2017-2018:

  • September 22, 2017 – How We Win: Strategies to Maximize Impact
  • December 5, 2017 – How We Thrive: Strategies to Build Financial Resilience and Diversify Income
  • March 4, 2018 How We Rise: Strategies for Innovation
  • June 20, 2018 – How We Govern


Making A Difference Course

(LEAD121 – Spring 2018)

Based on a curriculum designed by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Tina Rosenberg and David Bornstein, this course will introduce students to rigorous and compelling reporting about positive responses to social problems from improving education to increasing economic prosperity and opportunity for all.