Civic Leadership Academy

If you belong to a union at work or live in a community at home, you can be a leader and the LA Fed can help prepare you. Become a City Council member, serve on a Parks Commission, Planning Commission, School Board, Neighborhood Board, or an Advisory Board.

Take action now to improve your community by applying to our Civic Leadership Academy and bring union values to public service. We are currently taking applications from union members, and attendance is required for at least four of the five Saturday sessions.


Saturday 1 – January 13, 2018
Setting Your Leadership Vision, Leadership Paths
Saturday 2 – February 10, 2018
Workshops on Governing Basics
Saturday 3 – March 10, 2018
Technology and New Media, Messaging, Communications
Saturday 4 – April 14, 2018
Labor, Endorsements, Fundraising
Saturday 5 – April 28, 2018
Your Path
  • Breakout Workshops on Achieving Your Goal
  • Boards, Commissions, Elected Office, Appointed Office

Second cohort runs from May 2018 – August 2018; second Saturday of every month.

For questions, contact Hugo Romero at