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Apply for the Leadership Academy

What is the Leadership Academy?

The Leadership Academy is a program within The Inclusion Institute that provides leadership training through a hybrid of virtual courses and in-person sessions designed by and for people with disabilities with a focus on storytelling. The curriculum consists of eight modules that have both online sections and in-person class sessions.

We accept applications from eligible residents within our service area who have a disability, as well as allies who have an interest in disability advocacy.

In addition to building leadership skills, the Leadership Academy places members on boards, commissions, committees, and councils. Graduates of the Leadership Academy will have a greater understanding of disability rights, history, and advocacy. Graduates will take the knowledge and skills they acquire throughout the program to use their voice in decision making positions.

Application Details

Before filling out the application below, please review the details and important dates.

  • All applicants must be a resident of one of the following Northeast Indiana counties: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells, or Whitley
  • We are accepting applications beginning March 1, 2024. The deadline for submission is May 31, 2024. No late applications will be accepted.
  • If  you have trouble filling out the application with your mobile device, please use a tablet or computer.
  • No phone calls, please.

The League is an equal opportunity employer. People from racial/cultural minority groups and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you have questions or need any assistance with completing the application, please email or call (260)-800-1489.