Welcome, LeadBoston Class of 2020!

Here you can access important information and documents such as frameworks, program day agendas, and readings. Reference this page throughout our year to access the key resources and materials that accompany each program day.

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You’ll have access to a class directory and be able to discuss and share your thoughts on pre-work and program days with your classmates.

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Program Day Schedule and Materials

Hold your availability on Wednesday, November 4th – this day is our program day rain date, a time we set aside to gather if any day this year should be canceled due to extreme weather.

January 15 – Orientation

January 22 – Exploring Boston’s Neighborhoods

February 21/22 – Advance

March 11 – Cancelled

April 1 – Class & Poverty

May 6 – Immigration

June 10 – Arrest & Prosecution

July 15 – Preparing to take on Leadership Commitments

August 12 – Housing & Transportation

September 9 – Incarceration & Re-entry

October 14 – Education: Boston Public Schools

November 4 – Leadership Commitments

November 18 – Graduation

Leadership Commitments

Between now and October, each of you is tasked with identifying a Leadership Commitment to be completed after graduation. During the October program day, you will share your commitment with your colleagues. More information will be shared during our Advance.

LeadBoston staff will follow-up twice – at 6 and 12 months after graduation – to track outcomes and offer support.

Other Program Resources

See the following to learn more about LeadBoston and our structure and timeline for 2020:

2020 ScheduleClass DirectoryDialogue & Discussion Practices
Policies StaffYW Boston Connect