Since 2012, the Empowerment Congress Leadership Institute has engaged teams from across the country to learn about the dynamic Empowerment Congress model, built on the principles of reciprocal accountability, intentional civility, and participatory democracy. Click the links below to learn more about each team who has participated in the Institute.

ECLI Participating CitiesECLI 2012 Participating Teams:

  • Brooklyn Park, MN
  • Detroit, MI
  • Doña Ana County, NM
  • Eau Claire, WI
  • New York, NY
  • Seattle, WA
  • Hawaii

ECLI 2013 Participating Teams:

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Brooklyn Park, MN
  • Denver, CO
  • Doña Ana County, NM
  • Nashville, TN
  • Newark, NJ
  • Oakland, CA

ECLI 2014 Participating Teams:

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Compton, CA
  • East Los Angeles, CA
  • Houston, TX
  • Louisville, KY
  • Stockton, CA
  • Doña Ana County, NM