Press Release: GALEO Continues Recruiting Participants for the GALEO Institute for Leadership Class of 2017

GALEO Continues Recruiting Participants for the GALEO Institute for Leadership Class of 2017

Deadline is Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Diverse Candidates Encouraged to Apply

For Immediate Release

For Program Information, Contact: Maria del Rosario Palacios, Program Coordinator,, 404.745.2546

January 13, 2018 (ATLANTA, GA) – GALEO & the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund continue accepting online applications for the GALEO Institute for Leadership Class of 2018.

As part of the GALEO Institute for Leadership, we have continued our strategic partnership with the University of Georgia’s Fanning Institute to expand and develop our joint efforts for the Community Leadership Program.

The seminars are open to all persons, regardless of their racial or ethnic background. Diverse participants are encouraged to apply. The leadership sessions are more beneficial to all when the group represents broad diversity, so EVERYONE is encouraged to apply.

The GALEO Institute for Leadership, the sessions will be conducted in English. Participants will be selected based on their potential for leadership and their eagerness in implementing community betterment projects and initiatives.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at midnight.  The program will begin on Friday, February 16, 2018, with a reception in the evening, and then continue on Saturday, February 17, 2018, for a full day of sessions from 9:00am to 5:00pm.  Afterward, the schedule is set for monthly sessions to allow for statewide participation.  All sessions will be held in the Metro Atlanta area.

For more information, please follow this link:

For the online application, please visit this link:

This leadership program was made possible in part by the Sapelo Foundation, the University of Georgia-Fanning Institute, Georgia Power, State Farm Insurance Company and GALEO.



GALEO’s mission is to increase civic engagement and leadership development of the Latino/Hispanic community across Georgia.

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