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October 10, 2018
October 25, 2018
November 08, 2018
Aug 14, 2018

Leadership Akron and United Way of Summit County have selected a group of 17 leaders for Class 3 of the Diversity On Board Program. The class includes participants from Greater Akron’s business, education, government, nonprofit and religious sectors.

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Jul 27, 2018

Leadership Akron and United Way of Summit County are seeking a Facilitator to serve as the central point of contact to all constituents, plan and implement program day sessions, and coordinate the coaching experience of the program. This is a full-time position.

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Jul 02, 2018

Leadership Akron is excited to welcome new board members, Paul N. Cantania of Oswald Companies, and Betsy Bare Hartschuh of Witschey Witschey & Firestine Co., LPA. We look forward to new ideas, passion and perspectives these individuals will bring to LA!

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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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