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Leadership Development

United Way is training Rochester's leaders today to change the world for a better tomorrow. Find more information about our leadership development programs below.


The African American Leadership Development Program (AALDP) increases the number and broadens the participation of African Americans in leadership roles in the Greater Rochester community.
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Asian Pacific American Leadership Development Program (APALDP)

The Asian Pacific American Leadership Development Program (APALDP) focuses on increasing and broadening the participation of Asian Pacific Americans in civic and volunteer leadership roles in the Greater Rochester community. The program encourages community awareness, leadership and networking in the Asian-Pacific community.
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The mission of the Latino Leadership Development Program is to identify, train and promote the placement of Latinos in policy-making positions of community organizations in order to ensure these organizations are tapping the full potential of the Latino community.
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For more than 40 years, AFL-CIO Community Services has trained union members to assist troubled co-workers through the Union Community Assistance Network. The curriculum has recently been revised to emphasize the development of relationships with community partners while retaining a focus on member-to-member communications.
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Our annual leadership programs boast thousands of alumni with decades of experience serving our community upon graduating from the program.

Are You Looking to Diversify Your Board?

Click here for United Way's 2016 Leadership Development Yearbooks and find your future leaders today.