The mission of the Latino Leadership Institute is to empower Latinos and other minorities by increasing their participation in the democratic process. This is accomplished by training, organizing and mobilizing leaders into an agenda that reflects their aspirations and values.


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Latino Leadership Institute trains, organizes and mobilizes underrepresented New Yorkers. The goal is to promote nonpartisan voter education and mobilization, neighborhood advocacy, and political campaign efforts grounded in the needs and aspirations of the community.

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Civics Elections and Supreme Court

6th Annual Women’s Electoral Conference 2022

6th Annual Women’s Electoral Conference 2022

Join us on Zoom for the 6th Annual LLI Women’s Electoral Conference. This conference is made by women and for...

Latino Leadership Institute and Columbia University Partnership

Last year, with the support of Columbia University Graduate School of Social Work and Social Work Votes, we were able...

IT’S A WRAP! Free Five Sessions Play Showing

IT’S A WRAP! Free Five Sessions Play Showing

Jaime Estades and the Latino Leadership Institute invite you to a special free showing of the 5 Sessions play! We...

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Latino Leadership is proud to be a Sponsor

Gilda Ann Brasch, an award-winning producer and director, tells tales of underdog heroes. She helped produce and direct Oprah Winfrey’s ABC primetime special, “Building A Dream,” the acclaimed documentary on The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy in South Africa. Most recently Brasch executive produced five seasons of VH1’s hit franchise “Love & Hip Hop.”

Inspired after meeting Nelson Mandela in South Africa, and filming in his prison cell of 27 years, Brasch founded VUSI Filmworks with a focus on filmmaking for social change.