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Family Leadership Training Institute

The Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) is a 20-week program offered to Jefferson County adults and teens at no cost that develops effective civic leaders for healthy families and communities. FLTI graduates learn how to utilize information and resources, while working together with others of different viewpoints, to improve their communities.

Participants also complete community project as part of the FLTI experience, which provide an opportunity to get hands on experience and network. See a list of community projects by the Class of 2018

Classes will meet on Wednesday evenings in north Lakewood January through June 2019.

The program is free for participants and includes dinner, childcare, and Spanish interpretation during every class.

Learn more about FLTI Colorado

For more information, contact Kim Massey, Jeffco FLTI Site Coordinator –, 303.271.6635

Apply now for FLTI Class of 2019!

Applications for the Class of 2019 are due October 19. Applicants will be contacted late October for a one hour interview with the Jeffco FLTI Site Coordinator.




Thank you to our sponsors and donors: Jefferson County Public Health, Jefferson County Communities that Care, Jefferson County, Community Health Foundation, LAUNCH Together Jeffco, Lakewood Legacy Foundation, Mountair Christian Church, Community First Foundation, Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, CSU Department of Human Development & Family Studies, Faith Lutheran Health Ministries Team, Natural Grocers, King Soopers, Safeway, Einstein Bros., Starbucks.

Interested in being a sponsor? Contact Kim Massey, Jeffco FLTI Site Coordinator –, 303.271.6635

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