LeadAR announces new class
Lee County circuit clerk, Perry County election coordinator selected for class
Stuttgart Daily Leader
LITTLE ROCK — LeadAR, one of the state’s oldest leadership programs, has a new class of 22 leaders who will spend the next two years learning about issues and opportunities facing Arkansas and strengthening their ability to make a difference in their respective communities.
The two-year leadership program, offered through the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service, has been training community leaders for nearly four decades. A new class is selected every other year.
“Our overall goal is to equip emerging leaders with knowledge and skills they need to make a difference in their communities or organization,” Julie Robinson, LeadAR director, said. “They will learn about issues affecting rural and urban areas of Arkansans and how the state is interwoven, and they will walk away equipped with the tools necessary to catalyze change using strategies that are equitable, empowering, and sustainable.” READ MORE.