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 for CLA’s Cohort #2, and attendance is required for at least four of the five Saturday sessions.


Saturday 1 – June 16, 2018
Setting Your Leadership Vision, Leadership Paths
Saturday 2 – June 30, 2018
Workshops on Governing Basics
Saturday 3 – July 14, 2018
Technology and New Media, Messaging, Communications
Saturday 4 – August 11, 2018
Labor, Endorsements, Fundraising
Saturday 5 – August 25, 2018
Your Path
  • Breakout Workshops on Achieving Your Goal
  • Boards, Commissions, Elected Office, Appointed Office

Second cohort runs from June 2018 – August 2018.

For questions, contact Hugo Romero at