Today’s regional challenges require a new problem-solving capacity and the ability to work across political, geographical and institutional boundaries. Through Leadership Hendry and Glades Counties (LHG), leaders develop a broader awareness of the region in which they live, work and play. They acquire a greater knowledge of the diverse communities that constitute this rural part of the Southwest Florida region. The program focuses on topics relevant to current trends and issues. The curriculum provides a framework for understanding organizational and institutional processes and responsibilities for regional planning, problem-solving and community building. Local and regional experts address diverse topics, including ingredients of a successful region, community collaboration, transportation, land use, economic and social trends.
Benefits of Membership
As the challenges and opportunities of Hendry and Glades Counties become more complex, there is an increasing need to develop regional leaders. Leadership Hendry and Glades Counties (LHG) is a comprehensive leadership program designed to better prepare a diverse group of community, government, business and nonprofit leaders to work collaboratively in addressing regional issues. LHG is designed to provide a unique learning experience for emerging and existing leaders through an intensive nine-month program that trains, empowers and supports leaders so they can promote community change in the region.
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