SCRANTON — Leadership Lackawanna, a 10-month program in which 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, is now accepting applications for the Core Program Class of 2017. The deadline to apply is April 29.
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 develop and implement community projects, hence enhancing their leadership abilities, fostering teamwork, and benefiting local nonprofit organizations.
Leadership Lackawanna’s Core Program accepts applications from candidates who live or work in Lackawanna County. The cost is $1,350, with partial scholarships available on a limited basis. Optional graduate credit programs are available to Leadership Lackawanna participants in cooperation with Marywood University and Keystone College. Applications are available online at leadershiplackawanna.com or by contacting Leadership Lackawanna Director, Nicole Morristell at 570-342-7711.