The Board Leadership Program (BLP) is a leadership development course focused on preparing African American professionals for positions on governing boards. Over three days, the BLP will provide the foundation and expertise for effective organizational governance.

Day 1

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

The California Endowment
1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Days 2 & 3

Friday, March 22, 2019, 9:00 A.M – 4:00 P.M.

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

University of Redlands, Burbank Campus
333 N. Glenoaks Blvd., 6th Floor, Burbank, CA 91502

The AABLI Board Leadership Program provides comprehensive training in nonprofit board governance. It offers a deep dive into governance responsibilities and a thorough understanding of board governance, focusing on finance, fundraising, management roles, and strategic issues. Participants who successfully complete the BLP are eligible to receive certificates in board governance and assistance with placement on governing boards or commissions.

The NEW intensive three-day program includes group discussion, exercises, case studies and problem-solving. Participants receive materials and templates to maximize their effectiveness.

Course content includes:

  • Board Governance and Roles
  • Implicit Bias
  • Strategies for Effective Board Leadership
  • Organizational Finance
  • Fundraising and Resource Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Evaluations and Succession Planning

All participants who successfully complete the BLP are eligible to receive assistance with placement on a governing board or commission.

Registration fees:

  • $795 until January 28, 2019
  • $895 after January 28, 2019

Photo Galleries of Our Past Classes