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  • Latino Leadership OKC (LLOKC)

     What is Latino Leadership OKC?

    LLOKC is a leadership program of the Greater Oklahoma City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
    Participants are Latinos from a broad range of organizations representing the private, nonprofit, and Government sectors. Over the course of the LLOKC program, class members learn and practice the tools for being effective community leaders and volunteers.

    Program Goals

    -Increase participant’s capacity for, commitment to and involvement in community activities in central Oklahoma.
    -Increase participant’s overall capacity for leadership roles by teaching community leadership skills.
    -Increase participant’s network of peers and established community figures.
    -Provide volunteer support to local community projects.

    Program Activities

    -Class: Participants will be invited to a welcoming Reception and meet once a month for 6 sessions
    and attend the graduation. Classes will begin from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  Class sessions will include, an interactive mix of activities designed to teach community leadership skills through exposure to local examples, presentation of techniques and processes, and practice in the skill.

    -Optional Activities: Each LLOKC program will include optional activities such as social events, additional community experiences and selected Oklahoma City Events. A small charge to cover the cost of the event may be included.


    Class information 

    -Begins February 13th, 2018      
    -Duration is 6 months
    -8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    -2nd  Tuesday of the Month
    -15 applicants will be accepted for class V

    -Price $550.00 per person

    -Application fee $45

    Selection Criteria

    -Applicants must be over 21 years old
    -Applicants must live, work or have demonstrated substantial interest in Oklahoma City
    -Must be of Latino descent or bilingual English/Spanish 

    Applications will be judged on the basis of:

    -Commitment and motivation to serve the central Oklahoma area
    -Potential to rise to a substantial civic leadership role
    -Representation of particular segment of society, including occupation, gender, race or ethnic (Type
    of Latino) background, geographic demographics, and any other characteristic as appropriate

    Selection Timetable

    -Mailed applications must be postmarked by Thursday, January 4th or hand delivered by Friday, January 5th by 5:00 PM.
    -Applicants will be notified of admission status no later than Monday, January 15th , 2018

     2018 Calendar




    Welcome Reception

    January 26th, 2018

    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.




    Public Speaking/Leadership Development


    8 a.m. – 4:00  p.m.

    Board Service/Community Service


    8 a.m. – 4:00  p.m.

    Non Profit Services


    8 a.m. – 4:00  p.m.

    Government and Media


    8 a.m. – 4:00  p.m.



    8 a.m. – 4:00  p.m.

    *Event Management 


    7:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.



    Expo 7/28/2018

    10:00 a.m. 



     *To fulfill Event management class students must attend Expo


    Attendance Requirements

    -Welcoming Reception

    The welcoming reception. Friday, January 26th from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

    Location TBA

    -Regular Class Sessions

    The remaining 6 class sessions will be held at different locations throughout Oklahoma City from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, with the graduation taking place at the July Expo 

    -Agendas with exact locations and maps will be posted electronically about 10 days before
    each event. (Note: Times and Classes subject to change)

    No more than two absences are permitted for the six regular class sessions, missing more than half of a session counts as an absence.


    -Optional activities

    Additional activities may be added in the schedule to fulfill the Event Management class, students will be required to attend at least two expo planning meetings, place and time to be determined.


  • Application for LLOKC Class V is now available 

    Click here to download the application.


    If you have any questions about LLOKC or would like to know more


    feel free to contact Lily Pinedo or David Castillo at the Hispanic Chamber

    (405) 616-5031 or info@okchispanicchamber.org