by Kristina Dehlin I’ve never had a very sharp memory. I constantly lose my keys and forget what I had for dinner the night before. I usually don’t do so well with memorization tests, but I’ve found that if I see something enough times, I can’t forget it. That’s the case with the names of the 24 participants in the MCLP Class of 2016. As an MCLP summer intern, I’ve gone over the list of their names countless times. I’ve triple checked their
With six years of graduates, McLean County’s unique Multicultural Leadership Program has selected their “Class of 2016.” The participants will engage in a rigorous program that will culminate in a graduation ceremony in April 2016. Twice a month there will be serious interactive sessions, where they will learn in-depth about the three questions, “Who am I? What are my strengths and passions? What am I going to do about it?” Their skills and understanding to become community “servant leaders” will be polished, and
We invite local nonprofit organizations to submit project proposals for a partnership you won’t regret! “In my wildest imagination, I could not have anticipated the quality and quantity of the work that would be done by the MCLP team,” said Mary Campbell, 2013 non-profit project liaison for Labyrinth Outreach Service to Women. RFPs for the MCLP Class of 2016 projects are due by close of business June 12, 2015. Five projects will be selected for the MCLP program year: September through March 2016.
“Let’s spark the brain that can spark our community.” D. Dontae Laston, adapting the words of the late Tupac Shakur, ignited a crowd of MCLP supporters at its annual graduation celebration on Saturday.