To deliver dedicated leaders that collaborate in order to grow an active and diverse network that serves and strengthens our communities.
The Leadership Spokane Legacy Society builds and fosters a legacy of leadership in the Spokane area and the Inland Northwest to effectively strengthen our communities. The Society will support the Leadership Programs and provide a forum for continuing alumni advocacy.
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YLS is a 10-month civic leadership training program, based on the principle of servant leadership. YLS and the YMCA have partnered to focus on developing the next generation of servant leaders and empowering youth for service to each other and their community.
Leadership Spokane is the region's premiere Leadership, Education and Networking program. You will learn key leadership skills and understand how the region works and how your industry fits in. We seek servant leaders whether you are just getting established in your career or are nearing retirement.
For our adult class, March is a month to focus on Human Needs which is core to servant leadership and we are excited to work with Goodwill to have a poverty simulation which we hope generates a greater degree of empathy for the socio-economic conditions in Spokane. Our youth will focus on governance and will also examine the importance of economic growth as they participate in a simulation recreating how companies decide to move to communities.
Leadership is not a sign you tattoo on yourself – leadership is a choice and it truly is amazing to see leaders’ different roles to step up in areas they choose to.
How can you effectively lead followers if you don’t connect to them by understanding where they come from? The challenge for leaders is actually developing empathy rather than just pretending.
These three leaders in their own time showed the critical steps to be trailblazers: vision, perseverance and courage. As we honor Women’s History Month, it is important to find similarities between the past great leaders to learn, to emulate and to honor.