Latinos for Leadership Excellence And Diversity (Latinos LEAD)
- Board Development
- Race & Ethnicity
Location15001 CONDON AVE #28Los Angeles, CA 90260 United States
The mission of Latinos LEAD (Latinos for Leadership Excellence And Diversity) is to train Latinos for nonprofit governing board service while collaborating with the nonprofit sector to recruit and retain Latino governing board members actions we believe will significantly advance Latino professional and community development, improve charitable sector outcomes, and contribute to a better quality of life for all Americans.
Organization Background: Latinos LEAD (Latinos for Leadership Excellence And Diversity) prepares and recruits qualified Latinos for nonprofit governing board service. Pursuing this mission will significantly advance Latino professional and community development, improve charitable sector outcomes, and contribute to a better quality of life for all Americans.
Latinos LEAD is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in California in 2017. The Latinos LEAD concept was developed by founder and board chair Patrick Salazar, an executive search professional with more than 25 years of senior nonprofit management and consulting experience. Salazar, along with his board colleagues and other volunteers, carried out more than a year of research, strategic planning and program development and formally launched Latinos LEAD in the spring of 2018. Latinos LEAD is committed to ongoing objective and thorough evaluation of all its programs and services and shares the findings with model initiatives, other researchers, and the general public.
Programming Summary: Latinos LEAD collaborates with nonprofit organizations to achieve two fundamentally crucial and interrelated outcomes: 1) Recruit and train highly-qualified Latino board members; and, 2) Foster their success and retention through formal mentoring and by helping nonprofits initiate customized inclusion blueprints.