Louisville Welcome Academy

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The Louisville Welcome Academy is a free, six-session leadership-training program sponsored by the City of Louisville and the Office for Globalization that empowers new residents to understand and participate in city government. The mission is to build the knowledge and networks of immigrant leaders to increase their capacity to empower their communities.

Dates for the first session of the 2018 Louisville Welcome Academy are: 

Session 1 – January 24 

Session 2 – February 21 

Session 3 – March 21

Session 4 – April 25

Session 5 – May 23

Class graduation – June 27

All sessions run from 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Locations vary throughtout the community. 

The application window for the Louisville Welcome Acaemy has closed. Please check back at a later date for details about the second session of the Louisville Welcome Academy.