Community Action Program of Boulder County’s People Engaged in Raising Leaders is launching a boards and commissions training in collaboration with Social Ventures Partners throughout August.

Training classes will be held virtually via Zoom from 5:45-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 6-27. Interested parties should have access to a computer, the internet and Zoom.

Training sessions will cover topics including becoming a board member or commissioner, board member and commissioner responsibilities, cultural communication/effective communication, understanding financials, fundraising and philanthropy, as well as board applications and interviewing processes.

Class attendees will also have the opportunity to attend a meet-and-Ggreet and a boards fair with current leaders and board members.

All of the classes are free, although there are limited spots available.

Applicants should fill out the form at

For more information, call PERL Coordinator Belinda Hearn at 303-441-3956.