Social Justice Leadership Institute

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SJLI 2018/2019 Application

  • SJLI 2018 - 2019 Time Commitment & Cost * Required
    The Social Justice Leadership Institute is $1,600, per person (Including internal candidates). Are you able to attend a three-day retreat, August 27 - August 29, 2018, at the Whidbey Institute ( in Clinton, Washington (required), and attend the following sessions below; location Bellevue College:
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  • 1. Demographic Information

  • What is your ethnic and cultural background? * Required
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  • What is your sexual orientation? * Required
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  • What is your preferred gender pronoun?
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  • What is the highest level of education you have completed? * Required
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  • 2. Short Essay Questions & BIO

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Social Justice Leadership Institute Graduation (Cohort IV) – Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., N201

Picture of the Cohort IV graduating class & invitation to the graduation ceremony

The Social Justice Leadership Institute

The Social Justice Leadership Institute focuses on honing your skills for becoming a culturally responsive social justice leader of the community and technical community colleges in Washington State. The dates are as follow:

October 11, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Library Media Center (D106)
November 29, 2018 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Faculty Commons (D104)
January 31, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Library Media Center  (D106)
March 7, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Library Media Center (D106)
May 9, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Library Media Center (D106)
June 6, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Library Media Center (D106) – Mini Session & Graduation Ceremony (N201)


Our Mission

To achieve full leadership participation, educational equity, and empowerment for members of historically disfranchised and underrepresented professionals through mentoring, and culturally responsive trainings. The intended outcomes of this leadership institute are:

  • To foster leadership identity among historically underrepresented groups.
  • To develop a network of colleagues through cohort and small-groups system wide.
  • To develop the pipeline of employees that are able to move into higher leadership positions.

About the Social Justice Leadership Institute (SJLI)

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Last Updated May 23, 2018