Community Leadership Initiative

For anyone who is interested, please contact us to register for an information session. Register for CLI 2024-2025 here.

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Who we are

The Community Leadership Initiative (CLI) program empowers youth to design and lead their own civic engagement projects that promote inclusivity and reconciliation. We aim to support participants as they gain a better understanding of themselves and the needs of their communities through interactive workshops and field trips.

What we provide

  • Regular workshops on various topics such as time management, networking, financial planning, and more.
  • A microgrant of $2,000 for each cohort to implement a civic engagement project.
  • Flexible 1:1 support and guidance with project planning and budgeting.
  • Short-term certificates and training.


  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Refugee Status
  • Ages 15-30 (inclusive)
  • Commitment to the 10-month program 

For more information please contact us at: 

Community Leadership Initiative (CLI) Service Centre 

#250 – 3665 Kingsway,
Vancouver, B.C
V5R 5W2 


[email protected] 

Register for CLI 2024-2025 here. 


For more information please contact us at:

Community Leadership Initiative (CLI) Service Centre

#250 - 3665 Kingsway,
Vancouver, B.C
V5R 5W2