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Preparing Latinas and Latinos for leadership roles in the central mountain region

The Líderes Institute, a program of Voces Unidas de las Montañas and Voces Unidas Action Fund, offers intensive, cohort-based training courses to prepare and place Latina and Latino leaders in decision-making tables across the valleys.

Courses sponsored by Voces Unidas de las Montañas are free of charge. Courses sponsored by Voces Unidas Action Fund are free of charge to members, unless otherwise noted.

Course themes may include:

  • Running for public office

  • Serving on non-profit boards

  • Serving on appointed boards and commissions

  • Other 

Given the time commitment requirement, all participants must commit to the entire schedule of the course before being accepted to the program. 

See below for upcoming courses in 2021. 

If you have questions about our upcoming course or to partner with Voces Unidas, send email to


Serving on Nonprofit Boards 

This four-day course will provide Latina and Latino leaders with the knowledge, confidence, tools, and skills to serve successfully on a local nonprofit board of directors. Participants meet four Saturdays in a row.


Day 1

  • Welcome and basics of nonprofits/board governance 

Day 2

  • Basics of leadership/creating change through nonprofits

Day 3

  • Research interests and develop an individual plan


Day 4

  • Being a change agent and graduation 


Elizabet Garcia 

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