A key component of Leadership Tompkins is the Community Action Projects. This gives participants a chance to begin making a difference in the community right away, while developing an appreciation for the work required to envision and bring about change.
Projects are selected by the participants themselves, based on their interests, passions, skills, community need, desire for growth experiences.The stated goals of the CAPs are to:
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Bethany Brown [Franziska Racker Centers], Lorenda Gneo [Elmira Savings Bank], Tanya Grove [Cornell Univesity], Amy Iles [Sciarabba Walker & Co, LLP], Leigh Alo [Community Federal Credit Union]
Amy Panek [Park Foundation], Laura Bellis [Trumansburg Central School District], Danielle Conte [Tompkins County], Claudia Ayers [Ithaca College], Alta Logan [Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce], Helen Slottje [Attorney]
Donna Collins [M&T Bank], Lorraine Hufford [Cayuga Medical Center], Rachel Clarkson [Tompkins Trust Company], Stephanie Specchio [Cornell University]
Rob Covert, [City of Ithaca Fire Dept.], Kim Cassell [Cornell University], Katy Hall [Concept Systems], Jason Moore [Cornell University], Ed Morton [Chemung Canal Trust Company]
Don Mills [Ithaca City School District], Karen Yearwood [Village at Ithaca], Karen Rachetta [DeWitt Middle School], Leon Wylde [Tompkins Trust Company]