Leadership Austin | Igniting passion for civic engagement and community leadership. - page 3

Cookie Ruiz To Be Presented Polly Scallorn Community Trustee Award

Cookie Ruiz To Be Presented Polly Scallorn Community Trustee Award

By: Elizabeth McGuire Cookie Ruiz grew up a child of the world. The daughter of a U-2 pilot who flew high-altitude reconnaissance, she lived in remote locations all over the globe. That childhood gave Ruiz a sense of worldliness and connection that she still carries…

Continue reading →

Advance Austin

Advance Austin

We’re excited to announce the launch of Advance Austin, a new course curated by Glasshouse Policy and Leadership Austin.  The Advance Austin program will help you engage with the political and policy making process at all levels of government. Whether it’s learning how to serve on…

Continue reading →

Essential and Emerge applications now available

Essential and Emerge applications now available

Invest in Yourself When graduates of Leadership Austin describe their time in the Essential or Emerge programs, they use words like life-changing, defining, unforgettable. They talk of shared experiences and supportive networks, and of opened minds and fresh perspectives. They can’t believe they didn’t pursue…

Continue reading →

How to Save a Life- Ascendant Award Honoree Lydia Clay

How to Save a Life- Ascendant Award Honoree Lydia Clay

By: Elizabeth McGuire There are many reasons a rising star professional might join a leadership development program: to build skills, expand her network, connect with the community. Saving a life is not usually one of them. But that is exactly what happened when two women…

Continue reading →

Engage for May: Can Austin Undo Racism?

Engage for May: Can Austin Undo Racism?

It’s not easy to talk about racism. For some it is personal and raw. For others it is distant and undefinable.  For many it is somewhere in between and accompanied by the question, “what do we do about it?” It’s easy to get stuck thinking…

Continue reading →

Engage for April: CodeNEXT

Engage for April: CodeNEXT

What do you love most about living in Austin? What community values drive how we grow? If these questions are important to you, you need to engage in the land development code rewrite called CodeNEXT, and we want to help you understand what that means….

Continue reading →

Alumni on the move: March

Alumni on the move: March

Continue reading →

Essential Guest Post on Education

Essential Guest Post on Education

      Guest post from Essential Class of 2017 participants M. Teresa Granillo, Executive Director of Con Mi Madre and Matt Glazer, Executive Director of Austin Young Chamber of Commerce. My colleague, Matt Glazer, Executive Director of the Austin Young Chamber of Commerce, and I volunteered to co-author…

Continue reading →

Page 3 of 41 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last →