What Will You Gain In The Program

The program provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a unique 9-month experience during which participants learn a great deal about themselves and about the place in which they live. They also make lifetime friendships with individuals representing the diversity of our community. At the end of the year, some graduates describe their experience as life-changing.

Participants end the program with:

 * A broader and more profound knowledge of the community
 * A deeper appreciation for the potential of civic leaders to make significant contributions
 * An increased understanding of the ways in which they can be effective collaborators
 * A heightened appreciation of the value of working with diverse partners
 * A more meaningful commitment to higher levels of community service
 * A greatly expanded and diverse network of friends and colleagues