The Future Dreamers Civic Leadership Academy is a 5-week course that focuses on developing and highlighting leaders in the south and southwest communities of Louisville.

This program is for emerging leaders who want to:

  • Learn more about the south end and southwest Louisville
  • Build connections with others who care about South Louisville
  • Grow your professional and community network
  • Meet┬álocal community leaders and decision makers
  • Gain knowledge of South Louisville community assets and opportunities
  • Explore and engage with the stories of South Louisville
  • Build the skills necessary to address priorities in the south and southwest Louisville region
  • Become lifelong advocates and ambassadors to improve quality of life in south and southwest Louisville

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2020 Course Schedule

Wednesdays, 5:30-8:00pm

February 19
February 26
March 4
March 11
March 18

Topics Covered:

  • Asset-Based Community Development
  • Housing and Neighborhood Development
  • Local Economies
  • Local Government
  • The Future of South Louisville


  • Open to all residents of the greater Louisville area, community leaders, business owners and their employees, students, homeowners, renters, and everyone in between.
  • Must be able to attend 4 out of 5 sessions.

Course Fee: $125
Includes materials and catered dinner served at each session
Scholarships are available thanks to generous support from our presenting sponsor AT&T. Indicate your request for a scholarship on the application form, or contact Rebecca Katz at


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