Leadership Hendry Glades

The premier experience for the future leaders of Hendry and Glades counties.

Hendry Glades Adult Leadership Program

Connecting the next generation of leadership professionals in our community. Throughout this 8 month course, our participants experience the various components of Hendry and Glades counties that make us who we are. The objective of our program is to produce a more aware, educated, and appreciate future community leader.

The Program

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.

Download the 2019/20 Application:

Adult Leadership Application19-20

Investing in the Future

Hendry Glades Youth Leadership Program

The Hendry Glades Youth Leadership program is a direct commitment to, and investment in our aspiring and devoted youth. Similar to the adult program in construct, the youth program focuses on developing leadership potential in high school sophomores and juniors, with the added goal of creating a stronger voice for the emerging workforce and leaders of our counties.