We develop leaders
to engage the power of diverse perspectives
to improve our world.
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MCLP Class of 2018 Graduation  April 28, 2018 - Save the Date!   Ticket Sales begin soon!
MCLP Class of 2019 Participant Applications available February 15, 2018 - May 21, 2018 at bn-mclp.org.


MCLP will host a learning event on February 22, 2018 called  Breakthrough Change: A Personal Journey to Growth and Development.This workshop is open to the public and will be led by local talent development leader Doug Ficca. Participants will create a map that will help them achieve personal change.  Registration is required and there is a $30 fee per participant for the event which runs from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Food will not be served, so participants are welcome to bring their own snack or beverage if they like.


Join us for the culmination of the participants' had work on Saturday, March 3! T he class will share the result of many months of hard work on projects benefiting five local nonprofits:
  • Bloomington Public Library 
  • Heartland Head Start
  • Illinois Heart and Lung Foundation
  • University of Illinois Extension
  • Western Avenue Community Center
You can register here. Immediately after the presentations, the public is encouraged to join the class at the Radisson Hotel, 8 Traders Circle in Normal for a  Happy Hour from 5 - 6:30 p.m. 


MCLP is accepting nominations for two Community Service Leadership awards through Thursday, March 15, 2018. These annual awards will recognize two individuals for their leadership impact and passion to serve. 

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MCLP is now accepting applications for the Class of 2019. There will be an information session prior to the Community Project Presentations from 1:30 - 2:20 pm at the same location. The application and registration forms can be found on the MCLP website.

Sonya Mau

Sonya Mau, retired Multicultural Leadership Program Executive Director, shared her thoughts about leadership in her speech "Leading From the Inside-Out" at TEDxNormal in November 2017.


Our Mission 

We develop leaders to engage the power of diverse perspectives to improve our world.

Learn more about MCLP 

Multicultural Leadership Program (MCLP)
Main Office: (309) 556-3589

Linda Bollivar
Executive Director
LindaB @bn-mclp.org
(309) 556-3651
Donna Moravec
Program Director
(309) 556-3589

Office Location
IWU Theater Arts Annex
1309 Park Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Mailing Address
c/o Illinois Wesleyan University
P.O. Box 6104
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900