Our leadership programming is based on the Social Change Model of Leadership
Established in 1994, the Social Change Model approaches leadership as a purposeful, collaborative, values-based process that results in positive social change. The model was built upon the following assumptions:
The Social Change Model based on seven dimensions, or values, called the Seven Cs: Consciousness of self, Congruence, Commitment, Common purpose, Controversy with civility, Collaboration, and Citizenship. All seven dimensions work together to accomplish the transcendent “C” of change, each interacting with one another.
The Social Change Model of Leadership has two primary goals:
Astin, Helen S. and Alexander W. Astin. A Social Change Model of Leadership Development Guidebook Version III. The National Clearinghouse of Leadership Programs, 1996.
The Social Change Model: www.socialchangemodel.org