Immigrants Lead Boston is a program by the Mayor's Office for Immigrant Advancement for Boston immigrants who wish to take more civic ownership and become leaders in the community. The program is a 12-week course for 20 selected residents. They will meet key City of Boston officials and learn how to effectively navigate local government. The goal is for these participants to become leaders in their communities. They share what they learned with others and become civically active on issues that matter to them. Ideal candidates are emerging leaders committed to advocating for their immigrant community within the local City of Boston government. Participants will receive a scholarship.
The fall 2022 course is from September 20 to December 16. Applications closed on August 14. Applications are reviewed and participants are notified in early September.