Neighborhoods Rising Institute

Are you passionate about helping under-represented communities? Do you want to learn more about the political landscape in the San Diego and what it takes to create transformative change in your community? If you answered yes, we have an opportunity just for you!

Alliance San Diego is seeking applicants for its 5th Annual Neighborhoods Rising Institute (NRI): Leadership Development, a summer leadership development program designed to empower and educate future community leaders on local progressive efforts, best civic engagement practices, and social justice issues pertinent to moving San Diego in a progressive direction where all residents can achieve their full potential.

This institute will take place over 10 days at the Alliance San Diego offices, from August 18 to August 29, 2018. NRI participants will attend learning sessions (5 days) and participate in a real community outreach operation (field component of 5 days). Participants will have an opportunity to engage residents in selected San Diego neighborhoods on local issues, gather feedback, encourage civic participation, and provide information on community resources available to them. Participants in the summer institute will receive a $500 stipend for their participation in the full program.

All participants will be selected through an application and screening process. The training will begin Saturday, August 18, 2018 and end on Wednesday, August 29th 2018. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Notifications of acceptance in the cohort will be made on or before Friday, August 10th 2018. Participants must be available for all segments and dates.

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Please send additional questions to Alliance San Diego at or call the office at (619) 269-1823 ext. 414