The Institute of Impacted Leaders
Initiate Justice’s Institute of Impacted Leaders is a 12-week organizing training program designed for people directly impacted by mass incarceration.
Participants learn about community organizing, how the policy process works in California, how to change statewide laws, and how to advocate for themselves and their loved ones in prison. Practical activities include an advocacy day at the California State Capitol and in-district advocacy visits. Institute participants and graduates develop campaigns to win freedom and safety for all.
All materials and travel are be paid for, and graduates receive a $500 stipend upon completion. Graduates of the Institute take the skills they learn and go into state prisons to train our Inside Organizers, and become Initiate Justice Members who can help lead our work moving forward.
New cohorts start in July!
Bay Area: Tuesdays, July 16th – October 1st, 6:30pm – 9pm
Los Angeles: Wednesdays, July 17th – October 2nd, 6:30pm – 9pm
Apply here by July 9th, 2019: Application Form