SCRANTON — The Leadership Lackawanna Core program Class of 2016-2017 met for its first session on Thursday, Sept. 8. The meeting included an orientation and an introduction to leadership basics.
In Leadership Lackawanna’s 10-month Core Program participants gain leadership, interpersonal and managerial skills, as well as an enhanced understanding of the issues relevant to the greater Scranton area, through monthly sessions.
Areas of focus include community development, economic development, government, health care, law, education, quality of life, sustainability, history and media, with sessions featuring widely recognized specialists. Members of the class also devote a large portion of their time to developing and implementing community projects, hence enhancing their leadership abilities, fostering teamwork and benefiting local nonprofit organizations.
Information provided by The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce.