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Leadership Academy

JustLead Washington’s signature program is the Leadership Academy, a nine-month, cohort-based experience designed to build a broad network of community leaders who can effectively and collaboratively work with low-income and marginalized individuals and communities in Washington toward equity and justice.

Leadership & Equity Training, Consultation, and Facilitation

JustLead Washington also supports individuals and organizations working to advance equity and justice in Washington through leadership and equity-related training, consulting, and facilitation services. For more information or to request assistance, please submit an inquiry via our Contact Form.

Testimonials

The Leadership Academy connects you to a great network of people that are making a difference all over our state. It provides the opportunity to reflect about our work and widen our circle of inclusivity.

Chach Duarte White, Legal Counsel for Youth and Children

The Leadership Academy changed the way I look at my community and this great nation. If you care about the future of our collective humanity, JustLead!

Francis Adewale, Spokane City Public Defender’s Office

This has been an amazing opportunity to strengthen my professional skills, learn from the brilliance and experience of my peers, and make connections with organizations and colleagues I wouldn’t have met otherwise. I encourage all people working in the equity and justice community to apply. You’ll develop a framework and analysis of how to work … Continue reading Jay Doran, Legal Foundation of Washington

Jay Doran, Legal Foundation of Washington

Working together collaboratively with attorneys that are trying to impact change has really been so beneficial. We are speaking the same language, and we are able to create systemic change not just for agencies, not just for our communities, but across the entire state of Washington.

Kitara Johnson, Excelsior Youth Center

I have met amazing people and have gained valuable tools. I have a deeper understanding of power structure, privilege and implicit bias and ways to effectuate both systems and social change. My participation has already changed the way in which I engage with my community. It is a critical training for any advocate.

Lisa Waldvogel, Northwest Justice Project, Longview

The tools that are coming out of this Academy are amazing and are one of the most powerful ways that we are developing leadership in this community.

Michele Storms, ACLU of Washington