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The Latino Leadership Initiative (LLI), annually serves up to 50 of the nation’s most promising undergraduates with demonstrated interest in serving the Latino(a)community. The first two colleges and university cohorts represented are Miami Dade College, UMass Boston, Texas A&M, UC Merced, University of Texas-Pan American, Loyola Marymount and the University of Houston. The objectives of this program are to enhance the leadership capacity of students committed to serving the Latino community, to help participants form a strong and durable bond among themselves and with other leader and to inspire participants to view their own possibilities for leadership and professional achievement as limitless.


Presented as part of the poster showcase at the Office of Community Partnerships' Community-Engaged Partnerships Symposium on April 5, 2012 at UMass Boston.