REGIONAL PROGRAM

The Triangle grows by 70+ people every single day. It’s ever-changing, and we need community leaders who understand the Regional context today and are committed to shaping an equitable future tomorrow. Leadership Triangle’s Regional Program is designed with this goal in mind. Over the course of 3.5 months, this program develops leadership skills while connecting participants to other key leaders and issues that face the Region as a whole.

As an example, in early 2024 participants met bi-weekly in different locations across the Triangle. One class involved a deep dive into the social, economic and environmental trends for the region as a whole. We experienced a full day onsite at Healing Transitions and an immersive tour of Extraordinary Ventures. At the American Underground, the class met with community leaders working at the intersection of anti-racism and anti-poverty. In Pittsboro, Chatham County Commissioners and real estate developers led a walking tour of Chatham Park. The 2025 schedule is below.

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of 2023 graduates agree that the Regional Program connected them with leaders in the nonprofit, public and private sectors throughout the Triangle.

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Topic

Date

Time

Location

Building our Equitable Learning Community (Orientation)

January 23

9am-4pm

Raleigh

Trends and Patterns: The State of the Triangle

February 6

9am-4pm

Chapel Hill

Visioning Towards an Anti-Poverty and Anti-Racist Region

February 20

9am-4pm

Research Triangle Park

Local Government + Housing

March 6

9am-4pm

Pittsboro

The Future of the Triangle Workforce + Addressing the Climate Crisis

March 20

9am-4pm

Durham

State Government and Advocacy

April 10

9am-4pm

Raleigh

Healing Transitions: Be the Change

April 24

9am-4pm

Raleigh

Graduation 🎉🔥

May 1

10am-2pm

Research Triangle Park

“The Regional program was such a perfect fit for me. I really believe in the model of understanding your regional leaders and environment. The program helped me get better at promoting my interests and causes like sustainable living and inclusion.”

Cyndy Yu-Robinson, Executive Director, Kramden Institute

Key Elements of the Regional Program:

As part of the tuition fee, all participants hear from 30+ guest speakers throughout the program, representing nonprofit, public, and private sector organizations throughout the Triangle. Past speakers include Maggie Kane, Executive Director of A Place at the Table, the Mayors of Raleigh and Durham, and Eric Guckian, CEO of United Way of the Greater Triangle.
Throughout the program, participants gain rigorous data-based analysis on issues facing the Triangle. In addition, we learn and explore multiple frameworks and strategies for social change.
All participants self-select an issue area to focus on within the program. In small groups with other members of the cohort, you will engage in a community learning experience. Examples of past engagements include attending a TJCOG (Triangle J Council of Governments) working meeting, spending part of a day at a local news station, and visiting a legislator to discuss a project you feel strongly about.

Program Details:

Class sessions are held every other week for 3 months. This gives time between sessions to apply what is being learned, practice new skills, and develop and refine competencies. Sessions consist of a rich mixture of pre-readings, instruction of content material, experiential activities, video clips, and time for reflection and visioning.

The faculty is comprised of:

Mark Molitor – Director of Leadership Development, expert Leadership Development Facilitator and ‘98 LT Alum

Chimi Boyd-Keyes, MA – Leadership Development Facilitator, Founder and CEO of CBK Enterprises, Equity and Inclusion Expert

Lauren Bock - Learning and Development Manager, Public Education Advocate and Program Design/Cohort Experience Expert

Kristine Sloan – Executive Director, Extensive working experience at the center of Community Engagement and Social Change

Cost: $2,950

The cost of this program includes lunch and snacks (provided during each session), as well as cohort materials.

The cost of this program does not include transportation to/from our venues. 

Priority Application Deadline: June 28th

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