NEW Program Launched for LG Alumni!
Covid-19 has provided us the biggest reset in our organization. We are shifting gears, adapting to change, embracing technology, and leading in ways never imagined.
This is leadership in the here and now and we are excited to announce a brand-new class experience for alumni. Consistent with our mission, Leadership in the Moment, is an exclusive five-part series that will educate participants on today’s most pressing issues and activate engagement in ways that spark deeper civic involvement.
- Hear firsthand how Gwinnett is responding to the disruption of the pandemic, to recovery efforts and to what the future will bring.
- Re-Live and Re-Connect with fellow alums in a meaningful way.
- Open the door to new opportunities for connecting across class lines.
- Learn, talk, share and turn emotion into action.
Part I Orientation | January 19, 2021 | 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Set the ground rules and expectations for the program.
Develop and increase self-awareness for a better understanding of one’s strengths.
Reflect on the roles of identity and background and how they may shape relationships in the community.
Part II Re-Educate: Disruption | February 23, 2021 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Explore current disruptions including global pandemic, social justice, and civil discourse.
Learn and practice change management to be able to lead in a divisive world.
Discuss homelessness rate, food insecurity, foster care, healthcare demands, education, and unemployment.
Part III Re-Equip: Recovery | March 23, 2021 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Explore and discuss the economy as a whole: small & large businesses, workforce development, and sustainability.
Discuss the government’s role in economic recovery, county funding, and repurpose of infrastructure.
Hear success stories from local businesses.
Part IV Re-Engage: Future | April 20, 2021 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Engaging the community in 2021 and beyond. What does the future workplace look like?
The future of commercial real estate, business, community, and the economy.
Discuss the impact of virtual learning and teleworking.
Explore your passions, knowledge, and personal connections to the issues involved.
Part V Closing Reception | May 11, 2021 | Time TBD
Celebrate with fellow alums (and the Class of 2020 who missed their VIP reception!) The planning team will announce details in early 2021.