Phone (Office): 512-476-7502  |  Email:

HAL Application

Selection Criteria:

Applicants must

1)   show evidence of a sincere interest in and commitment to improving the community

2)   have the desire to increase their service to the community through holding key leadership positions

3)   present a clear vision for the development and growth of Greater Austin

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must

1)    have lived in and or worked in one of the five counties of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, Williamson) for at least one year at the time of the application

Applications that are incomplete or late will only be considered after all the completed, on-time applications have been considered.

2)    Must have and submit professional headshot with application to be considered complete.

Program Cost:

Program Cost:

1)   Applicants must submit a $35 non-refundable application fee due with their application by Friday, July 19th, 2019.

2)   Class members accepted into HAL must submit a non-refundable security deposit of $575 by Friday, August 16th, 2019 to secure your seat in the class. Security deposit will be applied to your tuition fee.

3)  Remaining $575 non-refundable tuition fee is due by Friday, September 6th, 2019.

Application for Hispanic Austin Leadership

VIEW HERE FOR ONLINE APPLICATION and submit page 6 of of the application for your Employer Commitment Form


(Submit by email to

Mandatory Attendance Dates

Friday & Saturday, September 13th-14th  2019 Opening Retreat
Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 Session 1 - ALL DAY
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 Session 2 - ALL DAY
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 Session 3 - ALL DAY
Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 Session 4 - ALL DAY
Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 Session 5 - ALL DAY
Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 Session 6 - ALL DAY
Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 Session 7 - ALL DAY

Participation in your HAL Community Impact Project team’s deliverables is expected. Team deliverables include: Project Binder complete with Executive Summary, Project Design, and Financial Summary; 8-minute presentation of your HAL Community Impact Project and a project table display during the HAL Leadership Graduation in May of 2020.

Submit completed application form, two letters of recommendation, professional headshot and a $35 application fee by mail, e-mail, or in person. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
No later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 19th, 2019 to:

The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC)

ATTN: Alice McMillan
3601 Far West Blvd. Suite 204
Austin, Texas 78731(512) 476-7502

Make checks payable to Hispanic Austin Leadership, contact the GAHCC for credit card payments.

FINALIST SELECTION: You will be notified by email or phone no later than Friday, August 9th, of your application status.