Program Cycle and Timeline

Attend an Info Session!

Each year, we host up to four info sessions around the Twin Cities Metro Area. We’ve completed our information sessions for the 2020-2021 BCLI program year – keep an eye out for next year’s information sessions to be posted here!

BCLI May 2020 Info Session
BCLI June 2020 Info Session

The BCLI Commitment

  1. Fellowship runs from October through April
  2. Attend 3 hour meetings per month on zoom, launch event, and graduation (dates below)
  3. Work outside of sessions includes readings, online discussions, webinars, and commission meetings 
  4. Total time commitment (including trainings and assignments) is approximately 80 hours
  5. Fellows receive a small stipend of $500 to honor this time and commitment*

 

Timeline

 

Important Program Dates 2021-22

Nomination Packets Due

Fri, June 11, 2021, 11:59pm

Dates in 2021

Orientation

Thurs, September 23, 5:00 – 8:00pm

Launch & Welcome Dinner

Fri, October 8, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Sat Session 1: Racial Equity Lens Day 1

Sat, October 9, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Thu Session 1: Racial Equity Lens Day 2

Thurs, October 14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Sat Session 2: Econ. Development & Land Use Day 1

Sat, November 13, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Thu Session 2: Econ. Development & Land Use Day 2

Thurs, November 18, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday Night Issue Series #1

Thurs, December 2, 5:30 – 8:00pm

Sat Session 3: Workforce Development Day 1

Sat, December 11, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Thu Session 3: Workforce Development Day 2

Thurs, December 16, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Dates in 2022

Sat Session 4: Housing Equity Day 1

Sat, January 8, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Thu Session 4: Housing Equity Day 2

Thurs, January 20, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Sat Session 5: Transit Equity Day 1

Sat, February 12, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Thu Session 5: Transit Equity Day 2

Thurs, February 17, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday Night Issue Series #2

Thurs, March 4, 5:30 – 8:00pm

Sat Session 6: Health Equity Day 1

Sat, March 12, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Thu Session 6: Health Equity Day 2

Thurs, March 17, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Graduation

Thurs, April 7, 6:00 – 7:00pm

LeMoine

Click here to learn how you can join us at our Thursday Night Issue Series.

For more information, please contact Chai Lee at clee@nexuscp.org.

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*Stipends are pro-rated based on participation and attendance.