Calling All Neighborhood Leaders! Neighborhood Leadership Academy Now Accepting Enrollment for the Fall 2017 Session

Posted by Anne McCullough on July 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Calling All Neighborhood Leaders! Neighborhood Leadership Academy Now Accepting Enrollment for the Fall 2017 Session

For 15 years, community leaders, volunteers and non-profit staff have come together and participated in the NLA.  With over 270 graduates from across the St. Louis region, NLA alum are putting tools to work to move their neighborhoods forward.

“The information I received in the NLA about community building principles and different leadership styles has been invaluable and are lessons I carry with me today.”
 ~Carla Reid, small business owner and Habitat for Humanity homeowner, NLA graduate


“The Neighborhood Leadership Academy helped me to better understand resource development and effective communication strategies for building strong collaborations.”
 ~Erin Malone, Mission: St. Louis, NLA Graduate

“From the NLA, I learned that I can positively impact the lives of residents in my neighborhood through volunteerism, information sharing, and optimism.  Attending the NLA strengthened my resolve, and gave me the confidence, to take on a leadership role in my neighborhood.”

 ~Rodney Norman, West End Neighbors, NLA Graduate

Click here to read more NLA alumni stories. 

Join your fellow neighbors in serving your community
Register for the Neighborhood Leadership Academy today!


The Academy provides hands-on leadership training that emphasizes community building principles, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills.

  • 10 sessions, September 5- November 14
  • Academy sessions are held on select Tuesdays and Saturdays

Each year the NLA brings together a diverse group of current or potential neighborhood leaders who are actively involved in their neighborhoods and represent communities from throughout the St. Louis region. Academy participants may be municipal elected officials, neighborhood association members, community-based organization staff, or resident volunteers.


Registration now open!  Click here to register.

Click here to see the Academy schedule and session topics and read about NLA alumni.



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