Blogs

Poverty Simulation October 26, 2017

What are the barriers low-income families faces in maneuvering through daily challenges?   Participants in the Thursday, October 26 poverty simulation at Calvary United Methodist Church will get to experience some …

MCLP Welcomes New Intern

The Multicultural Leadership Program is partnering with Illinois Wesleyan this fall to host a new intern, Sarah Pila. Sarah Pila, a writing-editing intern, is majoring in English-Writing at Illinois Wesleyan …

Introducing MCLP Class of 2018

  The Multicultural Leadership Program (MCLP) is pleased to announce the ninth class to take on the challenge of this intense eight-month leadership journey. The program is designed to develop …

Class of 2017 Graduation Recap

The MCLP class of 2017 enjoyed not only a celebratory evening, but also a thoughtful one, when they graduated on April 22. The role of “leadership courage” in bringing about …

Congratulations to Our Award Winners!

D. Dontae Latson, 2017 Community Service Leadership Award Recipient “Passion and commitment” are the hallmarks of this year’s MCLP Community Service Leadership award recipient, D. Dontae Latson. “Dontae inspires us …

MCLP Welcomes New Office Manager

MCLP welcomes Christy Mahrt as the new Office Manager. Christy, a woman dedicated to service, started her career with a non-profit to aid Cambodian elderly, widows, and orphans. Her work …

MCLP Welcomes New Interns

by Eva Kossmann This spring, the Multicultural Leadership Program is partnering with Illinois Wesleyan and Illinois State Universities to host three interns who will support the program, while learning hands-on …

MCLP Office Updates

MCLP welcomes Carol Hreha as a part-time temporary Project Specialist working from January – May to help with recruitment, impact measurement, and other special projects as assigned.  Carol most recently …

MCLP Alums Recognized

by Grace McGovern With every week, it seems we find more and more alums of MCLP to congratulate on their achievements and success. We honor their commitment to growing as …

MCLP Board Changes

Keeping MCLP going, ensuring funding and building long-term sustainability of the program are all challenges that the MCLP board faces, as it welcomes new faces and thanks past board members …

MCLP: Take a Bow

The following MCLP alumni, board members and friends won well-deserved applause recently. We honor their commitment to the community. Mandava Rao, a graduate of the very first MCLP class (2010), …