Mission and Goals 

Mission:

Facilitate the process for developing diverse leadership potential with a strong commitment to broad-based community involvement, civic engagement and service on nonprofit boards and commissions in Colorado Springs and Pueblo.

Goals:

(1) Promote and communicate the Emerging Leaders program mission, accomplishments and impact to the broader community

(2) Provide opportunities to attend and complete community leadership development programs, leadership skills training, and networking with the broader community

(3) Develop and support collaborative projects that address community quality of life issues

Convene / Communicate

These efforts promote and communicate the Emerging Leaders Program vision, mission and accomplishments to the broader community.

ELD Advisory Councils The Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American advisory councils connect "spheres of influence" through innovative partnerships and broad-based community involvement.

ELD Program/Outreach Website Easy access to information, networks, and opportunities.

Colorado Springs and Pueblo ELD Participants Civic Profiles Connections to other civic leaders via online civic engagement profiles.

Empower

ELD provides opportunities to participate in community leadership development programs, skills training, and networking with the broader community.

Community Leadership Development Programs and Skills Training A diverse array of leadership trainings and workshops. El Pomar Foundation offers scholarships.

Action and Outreach 

Collaborative projects that address community quality of life issues.

The Milton E. Proby (MEP) Cultural Heritage Room Preserving and documenting the civic contributions of deceased African-American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic and Native American individuals from Southern Colorado.

College Readiness and Success Program  The workshop series addresses a range of topics including college success, self advocacy, financial literacy, pre-collegiate resources, and retention. This comprehensive workshop series consists of four workshops at no cost to students and families. All workshops are facilitated by higher education professionals and are designed to expose students to resources and opportunities for post secondary education. The workshop series serves approximately 140 students.