The Mirai Generations Leadership Program (MGLP) encourages participants to CONNECT, INSPIRE, and ACT within the Japanese American community. It provides the opportunity for engagement with leaders to serve the JA community. Participants will create the framework to become meaningful contributors and mentors to the JA community and ensure its growth into the future.
The Mirai Generations Leadership Program will nurture, connect and support emerging leaders who are passionate about and dedicated to the Japanese American community and its culture. This program will support these leaders in various roles to grow and sustain our community and showcase the JA culture. It is our hope that these participants will later serve as mentors to ensure that our JA culture and community thrives into the future.
Application Process – begins Fall 2017
Applications will be reviewed by a Committee Panel, who will select candidates to be interviewed in January 2018 (dates TBD). The interview provides the opportunity for the candidate to discuss the application in detail and express his/her personal commitment to the JA community and its future. Following the interview process, successful candidates will be invited to attend the kick off retreat weekend in early 2018.
The tuition fee for the 2018 Mirai Generations Leadership Program will be $250 per participant. Financial aid and/or scholarships may be available on a case-by-case basis once the selection process is completed. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses to all sessions including the kick off retreat. All retreat materials, food and lodging costs are covered by the program.
Applicants must be available to attend the retreat kick off weekend, all MGLP learning sessions, graduation celebration and participate in the group project and presentation. All dates will be announced when the application is released in Fall 2017.
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