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For over 35 years, Leadership Akron has been connecting leaders to advance the Akron community. Now, more than ever, Leadership Akron is committed to  being a place where civic engagement meets personal growth. Please contact us with any questions or news items to share.

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Leadership Akron - Two New Directors!
Friday, October 16, 2020

Leadership Akron is pleased to announce two new directors have been appointed effective October 2, 2020. read more

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Leadership Akron is pleased to announce the following changes to its Board of Directors effective with the beginning of its new fiscal year July 1, 2020. read more

Leadership Akron Announces Signature Class 37
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Media Release of Signature Class 37 read more

LA Grad Veronica Cook-Euell Shares Her Expertise!
Monday, June 1, 2020

Veronica Cook-Euell presented Strategies for Engaging in Virtual Environments read more

Together We Can Do So Much - Leadership Connection Forum
Monday, March 23, 2020

"Alone We Can Do So Little...Together We Can Do So Much" -Helen Keller read more

Friday, March 13, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Leadership Akron is currently evaluating upcoming programs and events. For those participants in current programs, please look for e-mail updates from your Program Facilitator. The Signature Program Education Day, scheduled for March 18, has been POSTPONED. read more

Media Release
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Media Release for 2020 Program Applications read more

Applications to Open March 2!
Thursday, February 13, 2020

If you are considering applying for one of our programs beginning in Fall 2020--Signature, NEXT, or Diversity on Board--we invite you to join us for an informational session. You will have the opportunity to learn about these programs (and decide which is the best fit for you!), meet current program participants, and ask any questions you may have. read more

Calling for Nominees for 2020 New Executive Leaders reception!
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Please nominate a leader to be recognized at our New Executive Leader reception! read more

Thursday, August 8, 2019

On July 30, 2019, Leadership Akron announced its class of 24 individuals for its 2019-2020 NEXT program. NEXT provides the opportunity for experienced leaders to reimagine their next chapter of community involvement and impact. read more