Boards & Commissions
Bi-monthly Saturdays Beginning in Late Summer/Fall of 2020!
Note: Due to COVID-19 Isolation orders. Start date now is TBD.
We are now accepting Nomination Applications for the 2020 Boards & Commissions Leadership Institute!
All Nominations due by June 30th, 2020.
Each candidate should follow these steps in order to be considered as a BCLI Fellow:
1. Locate a Nominator. All BCLI Fellows must be nominated by either a BCLI alum, or by a community organization with which the candidate has been affiliated. Each organization and each BCLI alum may nominate only one candidate each year. This is to ensure shared accountability throughout the communities in which we are targeting board and commission seats and a diverse cohort of multiple networks. If you do not know of an affiliated organization who can serve as your Nominator, contact BCLI leadership to try to identify an organization in your interest area to serve as your Nominator.
2. Complete & Submit the Nomination Packet Materials via this link:
Questions? Follow this link via a computer for Nomination Guidelines-->
OR Send us an email to: BCLI@OrganizeSacramento.org
The Boards & Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) provides public policy training for our Sacramento area community advocates. It's time that neighborhood leaders have not just a voice, but a seat on the dais.
For our training institute, we seek out and recruit people from low-income communities and communities of color who have a proven track record of leadership as social justice advocates in their neighborhoods. They’re distinguished by a passion to change systems by learning the important aspects of public policy development from the inside. We deeply invest in each cohort through our five-month BCLI fellowship, which teaches advocates how to understand complex and intersecting policy arenas, navigate the culture and language of commissions, and build effective relationships in and outside the commission.
Public policy topics covered by the BCLI:
Regionalism and Equity
Land Use and Structural Racialization
Workplace Equity/Labor 101
(7) Bi-monthly Saturdays in the late Summer/Fall of 2020 (TDB due to Covid-19)
Saturday Sessions: 9:00 - 5:00pm (Breakfast & Lunch Provided)
May 1st- BCLI Meet & Greet Community Mixer (6-8pm @ Organize Sacramento)
May 2nd- BCLI Class #1
May 16th- BCLI Class #2
May 30th- BCLI Class #3
June 13th- BCLI Class #4
June 27th- BCLI Class #5 (Labor 101)
July 11th- BCLI Class #6
July 25th- BCLI Class #7
TBD- BCLI Graduation Ceremony