Maryland Out of School Time

Emerging Leaders



gerund or present participleemerging

synonyms: appear, become known, become visible, be revealed, come to light, surface, materialize, manifest oneself, turn up, issue, come forth, unfold, prove to best the case...


The Emerging Leaders initiative, entering its second year, is designed to build the capacity of grassroots youth development organization leaders and engage them as advocates. Up to eight individuals will be selected to participate in a six month process focused on their individual and organizational growth and the development of a group advocacy project.


Our 2016 Class of Emerging Leader has officially been selected. Read profiles of our 2016 Emerging Leaders HERE.





You can read complete profiles of our 2015 Emerging Leaders HERE.









  This initiative was made possible by a grant from the Open Society Institute - Baltimore.