Participants in a recent NLI Leadership group
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Participants in a recent NLI Leadership group


Natural Leaders Nominations

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Natural Leaders Initiative (NLI) supports grassroots community members to grow as leaders. NLI participants take part in an 8-session leadership development group, meet other community leaders from diverse backgrounds, and learn ways to engage with community projects or start their own. Child care, dinner and (if needed) help with transportation are provided for each session. Contact Michele Jones, NLI Program Educator, at (607) 272-2292 ext. 167 or for information.

Group meetings begin on Tuesday, September 12, 5:30-8pm and runs for 7 additional Tuesdays through January 2018. Nominations are being accepted now at


FREE to participants; Costs are covered by grants, donations and employer sponsorships.


Michele L. Jones
NLI Program Educator
(607) 272-2292


CCE-Tompkins Education Center
615 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850-3555