See the following to learn more about LeadBoston and our structure and timeline for 2022:

Welcome, LeadBoston Class of 2022!

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.

Sign up for YW Boston Connect

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

*LeadBoston 2022 will be hybrid, starting virtually for January-March, and
tentatively transitioning to in-person for the remainder of the year. This is subject to change based on safety and space considerations, and we will communicate any changes as soon as possible. In the event that a tentatively in-person programming event becomes virtual there will be a mandatory Continuing the Conversation during that month. We highly recommend holding all dates on your calendar. The full calendar can be found here.

January 12th, 9am-1pm (Virtual)- Orientation

January 19th, 9am -1pm (Virtual)- Class and Poverty Day

February 1th-12th, 9am-3p (Virtual)- Advance

March 9th, 9am-pm (Virtual)- Education

April 13th, 9am-5pm (Confirmed In-Person)- Exploring Boston’s Neighborhoods

May 11th, 9am-5pm, (Confirmed In-Person) – Immigration

June 8th, 9am-1pm, (Virtual) – Environmental Justice

July 13th, 9am-5pm, (Virtual) – Healthcare

August 10th, 9am-5pm, (Confirmed In-Person) – Housing & Transportation

September 14th, 9am-5pm, (Confirmed In-Person) – Arrest & Prosecution

October 12th, 9am-5pm, (Confirmed In-Person) – Incarceration & Re-entry

November 9th, 9am-5pm, (Confirmed In-Person) – Presenting Leadership Commitments

November 16th, 5:30pm-7:30pm, (Confirmed In-Person) – Graduation

Leadership Commitments

Between now and November, 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.