Leadership Initiatives



Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee (HPGM) Partnership - Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee (HPGM) and the Leadership Center are excited to announce that in Fall of 2011 they will join forces to provide leadership and management development programs especially designed to meet the needs of HPGM members.

African American Leadership Program - The African-American Leadership Program (AALP) supports leadership transformation--change that evolves authentically from the inside out. AALP is a nine-month program utilizing active learning, coaching, and networking to create a dynamic learning experience that strengthens the leadership growth of Black professionals in private, public, and nonprofit organizations.

American Indian Leadership Program - In 2011, the Leadership Center received a generous planning grant from the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation to create an American Indian Leadership Program in consultation with elders and key leaders from American Indian Communities. 

Teen Leader Program/Tomorrow's Present - Tomorrow’s Present provides comprehensive leadership formation for middle and high school youth, and adults working with youth, to transform their communities through leadership, learning, service, and reflection.

House of Peace, Medical College of Wisconsin/Violence Prevention Initiative

Martin Luther King Dr; Civic Leadership Program, Nehemiah Project

Admission Possible (supports urban youth entering college)

Robert Morris University partnership – Starting in summer 2011, Stritch will be offering its doctoral leadership program at the downtown Chicago campus of Robert Morris University.  This unique partnership affords Stritch the opportunity to provide doctoral programming in IL, while developing an academic and professional partnership with Robert Morris, which serves nine different locations in the greater Chicago area.

Turnaround Project with St. Joan Antida High School

Board of Neighborhood Project – Dr. Donna Recht serves on the Board of Neighborhood House of Milwaukee.

FC Milwaukee Soccer Club – FC (Football Club) Milwaukee is a premier program for highly talented and dedicated youth soccer players.  The program is committed to providing quality coaching and excellent competition.  The ultimate goal of the FC Milwaukee Nationals is for every player to reach his/her fullest potential.  Dr. Peter Jonas has made this organization a focus on his community service by serving on its Board of Directors.

Bavarian Soccer Club – Dr. Carroll Bronson serves as a member of the Board of Directors assisting with strategic planning in business operations, communication, staffing, marketing, sponsorship/sales, volunteer infrastructure, membership fee structures.  She serves on the Scholarship Committee, interviewing and awarding soccer scholarships to players 8-18 years old.  Carroll has also been involved in developing a partnership between the Bavarian Soccer Club and the Sports Management Department at Stritch by creating an internship program for undergraduate and graduate students, as part of their graduation requirements.

Kids Matter – Dr. Janice Jones serves on the executive board of Kids Matter, Inc., a nonprofit advocacy group that is working to improve the lives of youth in foster care.  She chairs the program evaluation committee as well as the advocacy committee.  Kids Matter provides assistance to youth of all ages as they navigate through the foster care system, through school and into the world of work.  A current focus of the board is youth who are aging out of foster care and are searching for help in attaining a college education.  Kids Matter also serves foster parents and kinship foster parents.  Additionally, Kids Matter has over 200 CASA volunteers who are Court Appointed Special Advocates for children who do not have anyone to advocate for them in Children's Court.

Wisconsin Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development – Dr. Tony Frontier is currently President of the WASCD, a professional development and curricular reform advocacy organization.  Dr. Frontier is a member of the Leadership Council of the Association for Supervision and Curricular Development, the national organization with which WASCD is affiliated.

Hoops Basketball Program

Coaching of Leaders - Recognizing the value of coaching as a key competency for leaders, the Leadership Center offers a comprehensive system of coaching skill development through a leadership lens. Programs range from individual performance and transformation to organizational and school effectiveness.