The Emerging Leaders Health Institute (ELHI) proposes to build health leadership capacity among young Latinas, ages 18-25 years of age. Participants will travel to Washington, DC to meet and network with a variety of prominent Latina leaders. Participants will then coordinate a health leadership social action project in their community in Fall 2010.
As a result of participating in the ELHI, members will be able to serve as a resource to other young people and community organizations; build their own leadership capacity in health promotion and disease prevention; and promote NLHN”s mission of addressing the critical health concerns of Latinas and their families.
- Be females between the ages of 18 and 25.
- Be able to attend the Emerging Leaders Health Institute’s Health Policy in Action Seminar in Washington, DC from June 22nd-26th, 2010.
- Have a demonstrated commitment to the Latina/o community.
Applications Due: April 19, 2010
Additional information and a link to the application can be found here: http://nlhn.net/programs.php?cl=p29