Joining and strengthening diverse leaders to serve the common good.

Highly connected leaders who collaboratively envision effective solutions.

Houston's Premier Leadership Organization

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Who We Are

For nearly four decades ALF has worked very intentionally to bring together a mix of diverse leaders from virtually every sector of the Houston community - not to debate, but to co-create new possibilities. American Leadership Forum Fellows and Senior Fellows broaden their perspectives, learn new skills, engage in dialogue and work collaboratively to help address our communities most critical issues. The American Leadership Forum (ALF) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to join and strengthen diverse leaders to serve the common good.

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What We Do

ALF offers a yearlong Fellows Program designed for diverse participants to engage in dialogue, learn to value their differences and unique perspectives, find common ground, and build lasting relationships, elements which all contribute to a cooperative spirit and invigorated commitment to community.

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ALF collaborations have enhanced Houston's community in countless ways and have been instrumental in the creation of such programs as:

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Fast Facts

Dollars in Scholarships Awarded in 2019
Hours of dialogue in 2019
Hours of curriculum provided in 2019
Leaders Engaged at ALF events in 2019
Total # of Senior Fellows Trained Since Inception
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