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Leadership Development with CenterLink

"When I first became the executive director of the [Center], it was CenterLink that came to my aid. CenterLink provided me with valuable resources, connections, support that helped me grow into a stronger and more capable leader. The entire CenterLink team goes above and beyond to keep local LGBT centers connected to one another while helping to build up the leaders of those local centers. CenterLink has strengthened the LGBT movement." - Jay Maddock, Out Front Kalamazoo

From CenterLink LGBT Leadership Summit

Leadership Summit

CenterLink's Leadership Summit is a learning and development meeting for LGBT Community Center CEOs, Executive Directors, and Board Leaders. This year's theme is "Linking Leaders... Expanding Possibilities" which perfectly underscores CenterLink's commitment to connecting Center leaders and driving growth for individuals and organizations. We are definitely stronger together!

Attending CenterLink's Leadership Summit means that you are interested in sharpening your own leadership skills and connecting with and learning from other community center leaders. CenterLink's Annual Leadership Conference delivers an unparalleled experience through two days of networking, productive workshops, dynamic keynotes, and education sessions.

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Leadership Summit 

Ask CenterLink about the next Boot Camp session

Executive Director Boot Camp

Leadership Boot Camp is an intensive educational opportunity designed specifically for newer community center Executive Directors/CEO's. Over the course of three days, leaders are provided high quality trainings dedicated to leadership skills development with a focus on financial management, fundraising, board governance and program development and oversight. In an effort to ensure that LGBT center leaders are equipped to effectively manage their centers, this program connects them to both their fellow "new leader" peers and seasoned veteran leaders to create a solid, ongoing network of support through peer mentoring and coaching.  Boot Camp is held in the Spring.  If you're interested in more information, please contact us.

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Additional Leadership Development Resources

  • Webinar Series
  • Online Peer Networking Groups
  • Members Only Resource Portal
  • And more...