Empowering the next generation of racial equity leaders

It's about time for our Annual Alumni Meeting and we would love to have you gather with us. Please register via the link to join us virtually on Wednesday, May 20th at 5:00pm PST


About the Leadership Academy

The Greenlining Leadership Academy trains and empowers the next generation of multi-ethnic leaders to create positive social change. We offer three transformative programs designed for young leaders seeking to reach their full potential. Graduates of the Leadership Academy join a global network of visionary leaders who work across racial and ethnic lines to address America’s most pressing problems with solutions rooted in equity and justice.

Our Programs


Fellowship Program

Fellowships are 11-month programs for early-career leaders who desire hands-on policy advocacy experience, leadership training, and transformative professional growth. We seek individuals who are committed to equity and justice for communities of color.

The application period is now closed.

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Summer Associate Program

The Summer Associate program is an intensive 10-week training program for early-career leaders who want to gain real-world policy experience and to invest in their professional growth. Through leadership development and experiential learning, we seek to instill participants with the skills, confidence, and social networks to become effective advocates.

The application period is now closed.


Casa Joaquin Residency

Founded at UC Berkeley in 1970 by Chicano/Latino students, Casa is a multi-ethnic residential leadership program that fosters academic success and a cross-racial living and learning experience for participating students.

The application period is now closed.

Over 1,000 Leaders Strong

Our strongest asset is our people. With more than 1000 alumni worldwide working in pursuit of a future where communities of color thrive, every graduate of the Leadership Academy helps propel the movement for fair and just future forward.

Tariq Meyers

Tariq Meyers

“Greenlining taught me how to negotiate this world as an advocate no matter what space I am in.” – Tariq Meyers, Global Head of Belonging, Inclusion, & Experience at Coinbase, 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30