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July 29, 2017
August 09, 2017
August 30, 2017
September 25, 2017
Jul 06, 2017

A class of 36 leaders was selected for the 2017/2018 Signature program.  The class includes participants from greater Akron’s business, government, and non-profit sectors. With 2-3 highly qualified applicants for every position in the class, the selection process was especially competitive for Class 34.

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May 26, 2017

Culp was selected for this award because of her significant contributions to our community through involvement with nonprofits and her numerous leadership roles within these organizations.

 

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May 12, 2017

Sadie Winlock is driven by her passion for impacting the lives of others. She has applied this visionary leadership style to the Akron Urban League, creating a new strategy for success.

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Signature ProgramAn unparalleled community learning experience for 36 leaders per year. Applications available March. Program runs August-June each year. Read More


Leadership Akron Junior LogoA community awareness and leadership experience for high school juniors, two from each public/private/parochial high school in Summit County. Applications available in April. The class meets for monthly program days, September-April each year. Sophomores can inquire with their counselor or principal about representing their school. Read More


Leadership Akron Alumni Logo A hub for program graduates to connect, collaborate, and learn.

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insigh:Akron Logo A one-day “crash course” in Akron designed to give new executives a running start to their community involvement. Read More


Torchbearers Logo An independent affiliate of Leadership Akron, Torchbearers focuses on connecting, developing and engaging emerging leaders to serve our community. Applications available in May for the 2017 class. Visit Torchbearersakron.com


Community Leadership Institutes A short-course (2-3 months) that introduces participants to principles and practices of community leadership. The CLI’s blend leadership development with community involvement and awareness, and can be customized for the specific needs of a company/organization. Available on an open-enrollment basis each Spring and Fall; contact Leadership Akron for opportunities to customize to an individual employer.
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N.E.X.T. “New Endeavors for Experienced Talent” provides senior leaders the opportunity to examine community needs, personal strengths, and individual involvement in the community post-career. Read More


InternEdge Provides college interns an opportunity to explore the Akron area as a place to build a life and career. Delivered in partnership with Torchbearers, applications are available in March for the summer season. Read More

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