Membership in MBC-LEO
In order to be actively involved with MBC-LEO, individuals are invited to become members. There are four categories of membership and they are as follows:
Leadership Development: MBC-LEO actively supports and aggressively promotes its members for leadership positions within the Michigan Municipal League and the National League of Cities.
Networking: MBC-LEO offers an informal network of municipal officials and employees from large, medium and small cities across the State of Michigan available to share ideas, offer suggestions and help each other address some of the tough issues faced by local elected officials.
Policy Development: Through affiliation with the Michigan Municipal League, MBC-LEO advises, comments and advocates policy positions that reflect the interests of the African American community. MBC-LEO is also a partner with other African American state and national organizations and supports issues affecting the national and local government agenda.
Forums: MBC-LEO's seminars, workshops and regional conferences provide great opportunities for special focus and discussion on particular policies and governing.
Information Dissemination: MBC-LEO keeps in touch with issues that affect the urban community. MBC-LEO distributes this relevant information, statistical data, new ideas and concepts to its membership.
Committees: MBC-LEO's standing committees provide an opportunity to
become personally involved in the organization's ongoing activities and
contribute to the further growth and development of the organization