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What is Leadership Tompkins?


Leadership Tompkins engages a diverse group of aspiring and existing community leaders in building networks, developing leadership skills, and raising awareness of local issues.


The program is co-sponsored by Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Tompkins Cortland Community College.


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Mayor Svante Myrick Addressing the Leadership group, October 2012




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Why Leadership Tompkins?


Through Leadership Tompkins, participants will:         


  • Immerse themselves in the community through several interactive workshops - including facility tours, service outings, volunteer opportunities, training workshops, guest speakers, and networking events
  • Become more aware of  and engaged in current issues facing the region
  • Set realistic goals for personal leadership development
  • Expand local network of mentors, community leaders, and resources
  • Learn how local leaders apply leadership skills to tackle community issues
  • Be matched with a Community Coach in a mentor relationship
  • Gain skills that will prepare participants for future involvement as a non-profit board member, community volunteer, or public servant