TOBA Leadership Institute

The mission of the TOBA Leadership Institute is to inspire, empower, and prepare a new generation of leaders that can improve the Black community by focusing on an agenda that includes Political Action, Innovation, Community & Economic Development.

The vision of the TOBA Leadership Institute is to become a top producer of innovative business and community leaders who are focused on building and developing sustainable Black communities in the Tampa Bay area.

 

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Benefits of the Institute Include:

  • Professional Development
  • Leadership Training
  • Community Engagement
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Historical Insight on the Communities of Black Tampa

Program Timeline

  • The application will be open from December 17th – January 23rd
  • This institute requires a 4-month commitment. Sessions are held bi-weekly from February 2022 – June 2022
  • Application Deadline is January 23rd

Application Deadline is January 31st

APPLICATION INFORMATION

We’re looking for young professionals between the ages of 21-50 years old. To graduate from the TOBA Leadership Institute program, participants are expected to attend all sessions (one excused absence is allowed). 

Attendance at the opening briefing sessions and final project presentations are mandatory to graduate. Participants with two unexcused absences will be dropped from the program without a refund of tuition.

A non-refundable processing fee of $25 is required with all applications and must be submitted online.  The processing fee is payable via credit card at the end of the application. Once selected, each member of the cohort will be required to pay a tuition fee of $150.00 by no later than the first session in February 2022.

Please email TOBA at info@tobanetwork.org should you have any questions.

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2021 TLI Highlight Video

Watch highlights from the 2021 TOBA Leadership Institute Cohort.

TOBA Leadership Institute Committee

Gary Hartfield

Chair

Kari Knowles

Program Director

Kourtney Berry

Committee Member

Jalem Robinson

Committee Member

Rhiannon Ray

Committee Member

Rickey Burney

Committee Member

C.T. Harris

Committee Member

TreBora Morales

Committee Member

Jeremy Blount

Committee Member

Rhiannon Ray

Committee Member

Rickey Burney

Committee Member

CT Harris

Committee Member

TreBora Morales

Committee Member

Jeremy Blount

Committee Member