EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – Evansville’s “Hola” nonprofit held its first professional development leadership series for the Latino community.
HOLA is partnering with several local colleges, Junior Achievement and the Regional Economic Partnership.
Officials say their goal is to give participants leadership and advocacy skills to shape organizational culture.
One goal of the series is to teach leaders in the Latino community how to create work environments that will allow people from diverse backgrounds to embrace their differences.
”We wanted to gather some of the best of the best in the Latino community, professional Latino community here in Evansville and and kind of put them in a cohort that would allow them to grow professionally through the training or sessions with different universities,” said Hola Board member Alfonso Vidal.
Thursday’s session was at Ivy Tech.
Their next session is set for August 12 at the University of Evansville.
You can find future sessions below.
- Sept. 16: Managing Change & Crisis Management
- Oct. 21: Financial Competency, USI
- Feb. 10: Entrepreneurial Innovation & Development, Ivy Tech
- March 10: Diversity, Equity, and Belonging
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