Applications are now being accepted for the Emerging Leader Institute!

Application Deadline January 20, 2020

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of NYSCAA’s Emerging Leader Institute. The deadline to submit your application for the 2020 program is Monday, January 20, 2020.

The application requires you to fill out basic identifying information about yourself and your Community Action Agency and submit a short essay that describes your commitment to Community Action, your hopes for your future career path, why you want to participate in ELI, and how you hope to benefit by participating in the program.

ELI is a year long leadership development program to build the capacity of future leaders within New York’s Community Action Network. This collaborative learning experience incorporates:

  • Formal training to build skills and knowledge;
  • Peer networking opportunities to build local and statewide relationships;
  • Book/article discussions chosen by NYSCAA;
  • Leadership stories from Community Action Executive Directors

For further information, please contact our CEO Jackie Orr, or visit our website with further ELI details.

Jackie Orr Contact Information:
Email –
Phone – 518-690-0491 x 24

CA staff may apply for ELI through the NYSCAA website. The application includes basic identifying information and a short essay describing your commitment to CA. Click here to apply!

The cost to participate in the ELI program is $395.00. This fee covers the costs of the seminars. The cost of the hotel and additional expenses are at the responsibility of the participant.

Who Should Apply:
NYSCAA encourages all CA staff who are looking to enhance their leadership skills to apply.

The deadline to apply is Monday, January 20th.