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BIPOC Leadership Cohort Online Application

BLC Participant Perks:

  • Complete the entire 60 hours of high school required community service by attending all sessions of this cohort.
  • Gain leadership skills, professional recommendations, and networking opportunities from Bike Works staff based on the work in this cohort.
  • Option to build a bike of your own to keep (from Bike Works) during Wednesday & Saturday bike repair drop-in sessions (optional).
  • New friendships and opportunities to learn new skillsets!

Bike Works is offering TWO areas of focus in the BIPOC Leadership Cohort for October & November of 2021:  one cohort will concentrate on repair and one cohort will concentrate on riding.  

All sessions will be at Bike Works in Columbia City (meeting for two sessions every week end of Sept/Oct/mid Nov)

  • The Bike Repair Cohort meets on Tuesday afternoons from 4pm-6pm and will learn about basic mechanics while gaining skills in working on bikes that could lead to future employment as a mechanic.
  • The Bike Riding Cohort meets on Saturday mornings from 10am-1pm and will engage in increasingly longer rides as we explore our community and learn about future employment riding bikes.
  • BOTH focus areas will engage in Leadership Conversations and Training on Thursdays from 4pm-6pm.
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BLC Information:

We are offering TWO areas of focus in the BIPOC Leadership Cohort for the fall:    one cohort will concentrate on repair and one cohort will concentrate on riding.

  • The Bike Repair Cohort meets on Tuesday afternoons from 4-6pm and will learn about basic mechanics while gaining skills in working on bikes that could lead to future employment as a mechanic or other careers.
  • The Bike Riding Cohort meets on Saturday mornings from 10am-1pm and will engage in increasingly longer rides as we explore our community and learn about future employment riding bikes or working in the outdoors.
  • BOTH focus areas will engage in Leadership Conversations Thursdays 4-6pm.

 

Participant Requirements:

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Commitment to the 8-week cohort and to attending weekly sessions.
  • Interested in learning about leadership and being on a journey with a group of your peers towards becoming a leader with an opportunity for employment.
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Part 1:  Background and Qualifications

Please answer the following questions thoughtfully.

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Part 2: Personal Statement

Is riding a bicycle a revolutionary act? Why? Why Not? (Defend your argument)

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