The Block Captain’s Boot Camp is a leadership program, designed to give residents the knowledge and skills to organize in their community around issues that are important to them. Boot Camp takes place weekly, in a three hour classroom session over a twelve (12) week period. Participants will also need to earn additional hours of volunteer service in order to successfully complete the Block Captain’s Boot Camp. In the summer of 2023 we will conduct a daily five (5) week all-day session designed specifically for candidate 18 to 24 years of age.
In October, 2023 a Fall Cohort will begin on Thursday, October 12. The Boot Camp will continue every Thursday for the ongoing twelve (12) weeks for three hours starting at 6:00 pm and ending at 9:00 pm. The Boot Camp will be on holiday break for the week of November 20-24 (Thanksgiving) and the week of December 25-29).
Completing the Program
Upon completion of the 12-week session, graduates will be eligible to apply for a mini-grant to implement a community supported project for positive change in their neighborhood or gain additional training to further a career in their issue choice. In addition to grounding participants in power dynamics, The Block Captain’s Boot Camp will build tangible organizing skills that will allow Block Captains to complete task identified on the one pager.
Terms & Compensation
Applications are due February 1st and to be enrolled you must complete an interview
Call or text 410-858-3788 or email email@example.com
if you have any questions!