Tribute of Gratitude for Mr. Sydney “Syd” Steele

Tribute of Gratitude for Mr. Sydney “Syd” Steele

Tribute of Gratitude for Mr. Sydney “Syd” Steele With a heavy heart but with eternal gratitude for superb service rendered, we celebrate the magnificent life of longtime Center for Leadership Development board member, Mr. Sydney “Syd” Steele. Syd passed on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Syd’s regard and value for the CLD mission goes back to his longstanding friendship with CLD’s founding president, S. Henry Bundles, Jr. Syd was fully invested in CLD and has contributed in several ways towards the organization’s growth, uplift and increasing community impact. In fact, Syd was serving in the…Read more
Center for Leadership Development appoints new VP, Chief Program Officer

Center for Leadership Development appoints new VP, Chief Program Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        April 19, 2021 Center for Leadership Development appoints new VP, Chief Program Officer Dr. Terry Whitt Bailey to lead expanded team, oversee new satellite, in-school programming INDIANAPOLIS – Today, the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) announced Dr. Terry Whitt Bailey (CLD ’81) as the organization’s new vice-president and chief program officer. The newly created position will lead an expanded programmatic team, with oversight of satellite and in-school programs as well. CLD’s expansion is made possible by a grant from the Lilly Endowment in 2019. Last week, CLD announced agreements with…Read more
CLD Director of Development elected to Indiana Association of Fundraising Professionals board of directors

CLD Director of Development elected to Indiana Association of Fundraising Professionals board of directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        March 5, 2021 CLD Director of Development elected to Indiana Association of Fundraising Professionals board of directors Veteran fundraiser Melanie Frazier one of few Black Certified Fund Raising Executives internationally  INDIANAPOLIS – The Center for Leadership Development (CLD) empowers African American youth and encourages them to achieve academic, professional and life success. Leading by example, CLD Director of Development, Melanie Frazier, has been nominated and voted to the board of directors of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Indiana Chapter. With a robust background in fundraising, Frazier holds multiple certifications…Read more
Center for Leadership Development COVID-19 Safety Precautions

Center for Leadership Development COVID-19 Safety Precautions

Dear Program and Services Families, Facilitators and Friends: As Marion County continues to progress toward reopening, Center for Leadership Development (CLD) looks forward to welcoming back its students and families for programs starting July 25, 2020 and College Prep Institute services starting July 20, 2020. The hours of operation for the College Prep Institute onsite tutoring will be Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:00-7:00PM and online Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. All tutoring is by appointment only; no walk-ins allowed. Call 317-923-8111 or email manderson@cldinc.org to schedule. The health and safety of our students, families…Read more
Center for Leadership Development’s COVID-19 Safety Measures for the Upcoming College Prep Conference and College Fair

Center for Leadership Development’s COVID-19 Safety Measures for the Upcoming College Prep Conference and College Fair

Dear College Prep Conference participants: As Marion County continues to progress toward reopening, Center for Leadership Development (CLD) looks forward to welcoming 250 students, supportive adults, presenters and volunteers to the 13th Annual College Prep Conference and College Fair taking place on August 22, 2020 at the Indiana Convention Center. The health and safety of our participants and staff remain our highest priority, and in the spirit of community, we commit to minimize any potential exposure by taking the following precautionary measures derived from Back on Track Indiana’s Guidelines and Centers for Disease…Read more
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