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

 

2022 Timeline and Information Sessions

Information Sessions

 

We will be hosting two virtual information sessions in 2022.  Please join us to learn more about the program itself, nomination, and selection process for our 2022-2023 BCLI cohort.  You are welcome to contact BCLI staff with any questions you may have about the process, but are also encouraged to attend one of the information sessions before nominating a candidate or applying to be a fellow.

 

 

Virtual Session – REGISTER HERE

Thursday, May 19, 2022

12 PM – 1:00 PM

 

Will be a Zoom session, and recorded for future reference online

 

 

 

Virtual Session – REGISTER HERE

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

6 PM – 7:00 PM

 

Will be a Zoom session, and recorded for future reference online

 

 

Virtual Session – REGISTER HERE

Thursday, June 16, 2022

6 PM – 7:00 PM

 

Will be a Zoom session, and recorded for future reference online

 

Can’t make it to an Information Session?

 

Please contact Chai Lee to get a video recording of the virtual session

Please RSVP for the information sessions to Chai Lee at clee@nexuscp.org.

 

Note on Trainings

At this time our office policies have not been confirmed yet if we will be in person or virtual again due to the pandemic. As such, we have two training schedules below. Stay in touch with BCLI staff to find out when a program schedule is confirmed.

 

Program Version 1 if all trainings are virtual

2022-2023 BCLI Sessions 

 

Orientation                                                                            Thursday, September 22nd, 5:00 – 8:00pm

Launch & Welcome Dinner                                                Friday, October 7th, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Sat Session 1: Racial Equity Lens Day 1                             Saturday, October 8th, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Thu Session 1: Racial Equity Lens Day 2                             Thursday, October 13th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Sat Session 2: Econ. Development & Land Use Day 1    Saturday, November 12th, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Thu Session 2: Econ. Development & Land Use Day 2    Thursday, November 17th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday Night Issue Series #1                                            Thursday, December 8th, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Sat Session 3: Workforce Development Day 1                 Saturday, December 10th, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Thu Session 3: Workforce Development Day 2                Thursday, December 15th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Sat Session 4: Housing Equity Day 1                                   Saturday, January 14th, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Thu Session 4: Housing Equity Day 2                                   Thursday, January 19th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Sat Session 5: Transit Equity Day 1                                      Saturday, February 11th, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Thu Session 4: Transit Equity Day 2                                      Thursday, February 16th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday Night Issue Series #2                                            Thursday, March 2nd, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Sat Session 6: Health Equity Day 1                                      Saturday, March 11th, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Thu Session 4: Health Equity Day 2                                     Thursday, March 16th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Graduation                                                                           Thursday, April 6th, 6:00 – 7:00pm


Program Version 2 if all trainings are in-person

2022-2023 BCLI Sessions

Orientation                                                                            Thursday, September 22nd, 5:00 – 8:00pm

Launch & Welcome Dinner                                                Friday, October 7th, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Sat Session 1: Racial Equity Lens Day                                Saturday, October 8th, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Sat Session 2: Econ. Development & Land Use Day       Saturday, November 12th, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday Night Issue Series #1                                            Thursday, December 8th, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Sat Session 3: Workforce Development Day                    Saturday, December 10th, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Sat Session 4: Housing Equity Day                                      Saturday, January 14th, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Sat Session 5: Transit Equity Day                                         Saturday, February 11th, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday Night Issue Series #2                                            Thursday, March 2nd, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Sat Session 6: Health Equity Day                                         Saturday, March 11th, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Graduation                                                                           Thursday, April 6th, 6:00 – 8:00pm

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.