What can the Emerging Leaders Society offer?

Member Volunteer Projects
This unique and dynamic group offers members a variety of ways to become involved in improving lives. The Emerging Leaders Society works closely with UWMC to identify volunteer projects and fundraising opportunities aligned with United Way’s goals.

Professional Development and Networking
Our members understand the importance of investing in their community to promote sustainability and improve lives. The Emerging Leaders Society fosters that understanding by providing educational opportunities designed to inform members about health and human service issues. Through the Emerging Leaders Society, members will interact with other important local leaders and be a part of addressing the issues that matter the most to our community. Members will also benefit from the opportunity to participate in a variety of social- and business-related events, valuable networking opportunities, and regular updates on the impact of United Way's work.

Advocacy Training
Through the Emerging Leaders Society, and in partnership with UWMC Board of Directors, members advocate for the advancement of policy to help families become self-sufficient. Opportunities to participate locally and in an annual advocacy trip to Sacramento.

How do I become a member of the Emerging Leaders Society?

A gift of $100 or more annually to United Way Monterey County qualifies you for membership.  You can make your gift directly or through your United Way Monterey County Workplace Campaign.