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The Participants

Each year RLI graduates and other community leaders are asked to recommend the program to potential participants. However, anyone, cross-sector and cross-county, who aspires to be a leader or a more effective leader in the region may apply. Class members are selected based on demonstrated leadership in the community. The selection process maximizes diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, occupational affiliation and geography to achieve accurate representation of the region.

Who Should Apply?

Anyone, cross-sector and cross-county, who aspires to be a leader or a more effective leader in the region may apply. Class members are selected based on demonstrated leadership in the community. The selection process maximizes diversity in gender, race ethnicity, occupational affiliation and geography to achieve accurate representation of the region.

 Application Form

  • The 2012 application form will be posted March 2012. If you are interested in applying, please email your contact information to cjackson@atlantaregional.com and you will be added to the recruitment list. 

Application/Recruitment Schedule

March 12 - April 13 Formal application distribution and recruitment available for download at www.atlantaregional.com/rli
April 13 Application deadline
Week of May 7 Class selection 
Week of May 14 Class notification 
September 2012 2012 Regional Leadership Institute

Selection Process

The RLI program is designed to accomplish three distinct goals:

  1. EDUCATE LEADERS about the processes, programs, opportunities and challenges that impact the 10-county Atlanta region
  2. STIMULATE INTEREST and encourage leadrship and engagement in regional affairs
  3. CREATE A NETWORK of community-minded leaders who will lead in a spirit of collaboration that fosters regional prosperity.

All applicants must complete the official application. Class size is set at 50. A selection committee will review applications and the final selection will be based on:

  1. Information in the application that indicates significant commitment to effecting positive community change and
    leadership potential;
  2. How the applicant’s selection would contribute to program goals.

Attendance
The Regional Leadership Institute is a week-long comprehensive program that consists of a half day program on Sunday, four full-day programs Monday – Thursday and a morning program on Friday. Full-day sessions are generally held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Participants are expected to attend all sessions each day of the program. There are no exceptions.

Cost
The fee for the program is $2,000.

Other
The class takes place outside of metro Atlantaa. Lodging and most meals are included in the cost of tuition.

Contact Us

Regional Leadership Institute
Atlanta Regional Commission
40 Courtland Street, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30303.
Phone 404.463.3211
Fax 404.463.3105
E-mail


 
 

 

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