“Leaders understand that you have to be knowledgeable, and they have a commitment to continuous learning.”
Our youth and staff are grateful to leading educator Dr. Nelson Soto for joining us for an online leadership seminar focusing on the importance of elders, experience, education and meeting others where they are in their life journeys to foster social change.
Dr. Nelson Soto is provost and vice president for academic affairs at Union Institute & University based in Cincinnati, OH. He holds a Ph.D. in educational policy studies from Indiana University, Bloomington, a master’s in education, and a bachelor of arts in business from the University of Cincinnati. He has served in academic and leadership positions at Harrison College, Indianapolis; Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indiana University, University of Missouri and the University of Cincinnati, University College.
The Freedom Center continues to turn on a dime, increasing our online classes and sessions during the shelter-in-place order. We are bringing experts from around the world with feet-on-the-ground experience in organizing, civic engagement and public service together with our youth and staff.
This is an excellent time to study the relevance and importance of transforming ourselves to make change in the world.