Dear Prospective Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in the Latino Leadership Academy (LLA) Workshop. We feel that you will benefit from this 10-session course as it is designed to simulate the intense nature of leadership. The LLA has a proven track record of providing educational opportunities to enhance skills, knowledge, and abilities of emerging Latino leaders like you. The LLA helps influence and initiate change that have a positive impact on the quality of life of Latinos in the state.


This workshop series is scheduled to take place on:
June 11, 2016
10-month session
2nd Saturday of the Month,
Workshop Tuition: $150

LLA Workshop Focus
Develop and improve poise and confidence in leadership roles
Identify significant milestones of Latinos in U.S history
Apply proven techniques in public speaking
Build awareness of key community issues and concerns, relevant to the Latino community needs
Identify and apply leadership styles
Analysis of laws and principles that govern public service
Provide tours and workshop venues to enhance experiential learning
Identify current issues on health, social services, and economic development in the state
Provide initial sets on how to run a political campaign

Workshop Session Topics
Latino History and Contribution to the United States
US Government Structure
Leadership Styles
Values and Ethics in Public Service
Two-Party System
Criminal Justice
Health, Social Services, and Economic Development
Public Speaking
Running a Political Campaign

Lasting Benefits
Inspire motivation to take on a leadership role in the public and/or private sector
Influence/initiate actions that will have positive impact on the community’s quality of life
Apply strategies to motivate others
Expand network of influential contacts and vital resources
Access to subject matter experts

What does the LLA Workshop tuition provide?
Participant tuition includes:
2 meals per session per person
Course materials and supplies
Presenter costs

What is the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey?
A 501(c3) organization established in 1999 to mobilize and empower Latino communities to obtain political, economic, and social equity and unify organizations and individuals in advocating for the rights of Latinos throughout the state of New Jersey.
LLANJ wants to work with all those possessing the will and plans to accomplish the immense task at hand. We look forward to dialogue and analysis with others to perfect this vision, and to put into motion the forces that will bring it about.

What is the Latino Leadership Academy?
The Latino Leadership Academy is a 10-month course to provide emerging leaders a comprehensive and empowering experience of topics and skills in public service. The course intends to enable participants to serve their community in a holistic manner.

How to Apply
Send completed application (page 3) to, including:
2 letters of recommendations
A 150-word essay on leadership
A check or money order payable to LLANJ in the amount of $150.00. Mail it with your application and required documentation to POB 594 Totowa, NJ 07511

Click here for a printable copy of the application: Applicant Letter and Application