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Are you a leader in transition? An emergent nonprofit staff member looking for connection, opportunities, and a chance to hone your own leadership?

Emerging Social Sector Leaders Program

This immersion program weaves together the learning circle model with elements of professional development.

May 28 — August 28

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Invest in your leadership in 2020!

This immersion program weaves together the learning circle model with elements of professional development. Through facilitated exploration of your own leadership, deep reflection, goal-setting, and peer networking, this immersion program will:

  • Advance understanding and practice of leading in the nonprofit sector
  • Strengthen network of nonprofit colleagues through peer-to-peer learning and support
  • Deepen understanding of leadership capacity through gained leadership skills
  • Align your personal and professional development goals

“The passion that Vicki and Everette shared with the future leaders was inspirational, motivated, influential knowledgeable & appreciated. With the highest RESPECT to Vicki and Everette.” -Yolanda Martinez, 2018 Emerging Social Sector Leaders Participant

Program Application deadline January 31, 2020

Co-facilitator Everette W. Hill

Everette W. Hill, MA, is a Principal & Managing Director of the Social Innovation Strategies Group, LLC or SISGroup. He is an expert in asset-based community, youth and organizational development. After more than 20 years of working in the educational, non-profit and community development sectors, Hill currently provides executive consultative services to leaders, organizational design and development services to institutions, and project management services to NGO’s, foundations and government. As a resident of the rural South Valley of Albuquerque for 23 years, Hill has worked to support the development of community, program, policy, organization and educational initiatives statewide. Over his career, Hill has been a teacher, case manager and program manager, Vice President of the largest social service non-profit in New Mexico and Executive Director of a statewide community-based networked intermediary organization. He has worked in the nonprofit, government and private sectors developing and managing programs, grass-roots community-based public policy, and provided strategic planning and technical assistance support to individuals and organizations throughout the social sectors.

Mr. Hill is a native of Madison, Virginia, who moved to New Mexico from California in 1994. He is a graduate of Occidental College (Los Angeles) where he double-majored, earning bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and History, while also studying Sports Medicine and Religious Studies. In 2001, Hill earned a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Phoenix, where the concentration of his work was in Marriage, Family & Child Therapy. Hill is a Senior Associate with Everyday Democracy- a national deliberative dialogue organization dedicated to social change and racial equity. Hill is also a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and a member of the Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

Emerging Social Sector Leaders Program

Emerging Social Sector Leaders Program, facilitated by Vicki Pozzebon and Everette W. Hill, MA.

1.0 Program – Designed for those who have not participated before.


• Thursday, May 28, 2020, 1-5pm

• Thursday, June 25, 2020, 1-5pm

• Thursday, July 30, 2020, 1-5pm

• Friday, August 28, 2020* – This will be a cross-cohort gathering with participants in the 2020 Emerging Social Sector 2.0 program and alumni from the full network. , 1-5pm

2.0 Program – Designed for Alumni of EL 1.0.


• March 27, 2020, 12noon – 5pm

• April 24, 2020, 12noon – 5pm

• May 29, 2020, 12noon – 5pm

• June 26, 2020, 12noon – 5pm

• July 31, 2020, 12noon – 5pm

• Friday, August 28, 2020* – This will be a cross-cohort gathering with participants in the 2020 Emerging Social Sector 1.0 program and alumni from the full network

Each session will take place at the Santa Fe Community Foundation, 501 Halona Street in Santa Fe. (cohort members should plan to participate in all sessions) This program is by application only. Program Application – due January 31, 2020 5:00 PM

Questions about this program for yourself or a colleague? Contact Director of Community Programs, Annmarie McLaughlin at amclaughlin@santafecf.org or 505-988-9715.