Mayor’s Neighborhood Leadership Training program accepting applications

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The next cohort of the Mayor’s Neighborhood Leadership Training (MNLT) program is now accepting applications.

The MNLT program is designed to help residents learn how to advocate for themselves and their neighborhoods by developing civic engagement skills.

The program gives participants the chance to learn tools and techniques for leaderships, learn about City Hall, creating opportunities in their own neighborhoods, effective outreach techniques and how to reach young people.

It runs from Sept. 30 to Nov. 18 and consists of eight sessions totaling 16 hours. Each session will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and take place over Zoom.

Applications can be found online or at any of the four Neighborhood Service Center locations.

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 3 and applicants will receive confirmation of acceptance by Friday, Sept. 10.