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Leadership Lawrence

Sessions begin: October 2018

Nomination forms can be submitted online & are due: Sept. 28, 2018 at 5 PM

Attend a KU @ LL session to learn how active community members in a town the size of Lawrence live, work, and mobilize people to tackle challenges and thrive.

Connect with community leaders, leadership trainers, & working professionals in Lawrence, Kansas! Class sessions happen once a month and are thematic. Leadership Lawrence (LL), a leadership development program for working professionals in Lawrence and Douglas County, is inviting KU students to fully participate in one class session of your choice!

Leadership Lawrence 2018-2019: Class Sessions and Objectives

LL classes are thematic and each monthly session will cover a topic of community interest:

  • Education Day – October 11, 2018
  • Arts and Culture Day – November 1, 2018
  • Social Services Day – November 29, 2018
  • Communications Day – December 13, 2018
  • Community Health Day - January 10, 2019
  • Local Government Day – January 31, 2019
  • State Government Day – February 14, 2019
  • Economic Development Day – March 7, 2019
  • Civic Responsibility Day – April 4, 2019

All student costs associated with attending a Leadership
Lawrence session will be paid for in full.


  • See community challenges in a broader context.
  • Learn what leadership can look like in a potential future profession.
  • Network with local working professionals who are using their skills to make progress on community challenges.

Submit a self-nomination form if you are interested in attending! Forms are due September 28 at 5 PM:

KU @ Leadership Lawrence is a partnership between the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce and the Institute for Leadership Studies.