WOMEN AND POWER LEADERSHIP TRAINING
The Women and Power Leadership Certificate is an advanced program for alumni of the Regina V. Polk Women’s Labor Leadership Conference. The purpose of this 7-month program (October through April) is to help Polk alumni identify leadership goals.
We are pleased to announce this 7-month program will be held as a hybrid program for 2021-22.
Applications are due August 31, 2021.
The program will take place from October 2021 to April 2022.
3 In-person Saturday classes, 9am-1pm in Chicago at the LEP classroom, 815 W Van Buren #110:
- October 16
- February 19
- April 30
18 Virtual class via Zoom:
- October 25
- November 8, 13, 22
- December 6, 18, 20
- January 10, 15, 24
- February 7 & 21
- March 5, 7, 21
- April 4 & 11
Monday classes meet 7pm-9pm CST & Saturday classes meet 9am-1pm CST.
Participants are expected to attend all of the classes.
The cohort will work collaboratively learning new skills, sharing ideas and experiences, and building a sustainable bond that will offer both practical and emotional support as they transition into the next phase of leadership within the union, organization, and/or community.
- Labor History
- Understanding Politics
- Understanding the Economy
- Research Skills
- Defining Your
- Leadership Trajectory
- Planning & Running Meetings