GLDPPrevious Students who were in the GLDP program. (Grassroots Leadership Development Program)

The GLDP is a ten-week, bilateral, government-oriented training program of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) for student leaders and local public officials.  It is designed to bridge the widening gap in American society between citizens and the officials who have been elected to represent them. Students who participate will better understand how government works and have the opportunity to share their ideas with officials for how to better serve the Latino community.

Click here for the GLDP application GLDPApp.

CLDP (Collegiate Leadership Development Program)CLDP

The CLDP is a seven-week, interactive, bilateral program for Latino student leaders and UIS staff, faculty, and administrators. It is designed to focus on how to formulate, exercise, and influence policy, especially that which pertains to the outreach, recruitment, and retention of Latino students and staff. The program allows students to meet and interact with university personnel with whom they otherwise might not, and it allows personnel to gather feedback, ideas, and suggestions from students.