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Our programs have helped urban and rural leaders improve millions of lives and achieve community-driven social change.

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TCLI Creates Results

We are dedicated to building a movement of diverse leaders and organizations that understand the communities they serve.

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Message from the President

...community-led organizations hold the key to real transformation...

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Special Awareness Observances in November

National American Indian Heritage Month
Equal Opportunity Day (November 19)

For 29 years, The Center for Leadership Innovation (TCLI) has been engaging diverse leaders to change the world in ways they never before dared. Our core mission is to develop leaders who envision, initiate and share breakthrough approaches to addressing society’s most challenging social issues.

Serving communities through leaders
“I learned that to be truly innovative, an organization needs to be willing to take risks.”

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