They provide role models. They’re powerful symbols for future generations to see what they can and cannot aspire to become.
It matters who is within the corridors of power. Only those who lead organizations and institutions and make decisions can truly shape the future.
Political leadership is particularly visible.
For the DiverseCity School4Civics program, we identify, recruit, train and connect diverse leaders. We offer a non-partisan training and mentoring program delivered by campaign experts from across the political spectrum. Our goal is to help emerging leaders build political power beyond one single election campaign. We want to make “lifers” out of program participants.