Lafayette, La. – Leadership Lafayette applications for Class XXX are available now through October 28.
The Leadership Institute of Acadiana selects approximately twenty-five individuals annually to participate in the thought-provoking, ten-month training initiative, which in 2017 will run from January to October. Participants come from a cross section of occupations and socio-economic sectors in Acadiana. The program consists of a retreat, sessions, lectures, field trips and readings. Topics covered included community issues in the areas of education, healthcare, economic development, law enforcement, government, social services, art, culture and local history.
Leadership Lafayette counts among its more than 650 graduates many local CEOs, executive directors, elected officials, political candidates, TEDx presenters, and numerous community-minded and involved citizens.
Leadership Lafayette is administered in partnership between the Leadership Institute of Acadiana and One Acadiana, along with Junior Leadership Lafayette and Intro Lafayette.