Leadership Spokane, a 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in 1982 by the Spokane Area Chamber of Commerce and a group of business and community leaders. Leadership Spokane offers a civic leadership training program in which the voices of all sectors of the community are balanced, with the clear understanding that the health of all these sectors is vital to a healthy Spokane. Today, individuals from a variety of professions, races, backgrounds and neighborhoods from all over the county compose the Adult and Youth Leadership class each year. Classes focus on Servant Leadership, “Spokane 101″ information and skills such as team building, systems thinking, facilitation, conflict resolution, envisioning and project management.
The Value of Leadership Spokane: (A Greater Spokane Incorporated Executive Board Presentation)
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Message from the Executive Director
With the change of seasons, Leadership Spokane moves into the next chapter of its Leadership program, recruiting another strong class of adult leaders for 2016. We will spend the balance of April interviewing potential recruits interested in strengthening their leadership skills, exploring Spokane and building their community. Additionally, we were gratified to learn the Chase Youth Foundation recently selected our Youth Program as its Champion of Youth Award winner for 2015. We are deeply honored and we will continue to champion our youth to lead well. Applications for our 2016 youth leaders are due 15 May. Our past remains our firm foundation and our Leadership Legacy Society is earnestly looking for alumni to join the ranks—we have an alumni Spokane Gives volunteer event planned for 30 April and will celebrate our alumni also at our 11 June graduation, specifically highlighting our Class of 1985, 1995 and 2005. Our alumni matter. Leadership matters…Spokane matters…and citizenship matters. We are three decades strong and getting stronger. Our distinguished Board of Directors, my staff, Ms. Elisha Heath and Ms. Jaxon Riley, and I are committed to building upon our proud past for a fantastic future. Leadership Lights the Way!
– Brian Newberry
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