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Education + Services

Home buyer, financial counseling, and rental education is provided at MHAGH to empower our communities and enhance leadership.

Leadership Academy

The Mutual Housing Leadership Academy (MHLA) was started in 2009 for Mutual Housing residents who are interested in training to become effective leaders. The program expanded in 2011 to include non-residents who live in the Greater Hartford area. We currently have over 400 graduates and close to 100 MHLA Alumni Association members!

The MHLA develops leadership skills in individuals while simultaneously cultivating strong, focused groups of connected people who continue their efforts after graduation. This group approach enforces peer accountability and develops a sustainable impact within the community.

WHAT IS INVOLVED

  • 10 classroom workshops
  • One community project with a small group
  • Graduation dinner

PARTICIPATION BENEFITS

  • Learn how to achieve positive community change and civic engagement
  • Networking opportunities
  • Leadership development (public speaking, community asset mapping, project planning and execution, and more!)
  • Opportunity to travel and participate in the Community Leadership Institute, sponsored by NeighborWorks America
  • Membership to the MHLA Alumni Association

NEXT SESSION

Thursdays from 5:30 – 8:30 pm starting July 11

  • July 11
  • July 18
  • July 25
  • August 1
  • August 8
  • August 15
  • August 22
  • August 29
  • September 5
  • September 12

Location: Mutual Housing Association of Greater Hartford, Inc. 95 Niles Street, Hartford, CT 06105

PAST PROJECTS

  • Neighborhood Clean-up
  • Combating Childhood Obesity
  • Women's Health & Resource Fair
  • Family Fun Day
  • Support for Homeless Individuals
  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention

For more information or to get involved in the Alumni Association contact Deborah Broaden, 860-206-5270.