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Racial Equity is a Leadership Issue

Racial Equity is a Leadership Issue What does it look like to operate your institution from a racial equity lens? For the 31 leaders participating in the first cohort of the REAL (Racial Equity Action Leadership) Inclusion Program (REAL), it is an interactive look that brings awareness, skills, and structure. REAL, the sixth in LM’s [...]

Racial Equity is a Leadership Issue2019-11-06T20:34:48+00:00

LM Kicks off 30th Anniversary with Successful Homecoming Event

LM Kicks off 30th Anniversary with Successful Homecoming Event What a way to begin celebrating a generation of leadership!  On October 17, nearly 350 Leadership Montgomery graduates, current class participants and guests gathered at the Silver Spring Civic Building for an evening of connecting with classmates, meeting new faces and kicking off the 30th year [...]

LM Kicks off 30th Anniversary with Successful Homecoming Event2019-10-24T15:39:18+00:00

LM Helps to Coordinate Discovery Communication’s Annual Impact Day 

LM Helps to Coordinate Discovery Communication's Annual Impact Day   On Friday, September 20th, Leadership Montgomery’s (LM) Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) coordinated Discovery Communication’s Impact Day. Over 350 Discovery employees stepped away from their desks to participate in the company’s tenth annual day of employee volunteerism, “Discover Your Impact Day.” The CVC coordinated all aspects [...]

LM Helps to Coordinate Discovery Communication’s Annual Impact Day 2019-10-03T16:38:29+00:00

LM Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Leadership Montgomery Celebrates 30th Anniversary   Rockville, MD- Leadership Montgomery (LM) announced its 30th Anniversary as a connector, convener and thought leader for professionals in Montgomery County. Founded in the late 80’s by Esther Newman, the idea for Leadership Montgomery came about in response to a need for more engaged civic leaders in the county. [...]

LM Celebrates 30th Anniversary2019-08-27T20:24:41+00:00

Leadership Montgomery Receives Grant Funding for Racial Equity Programming

Leadership Montgomery Receives Grant Funding to Support Racial Equity Efforts, Seeks Registrants for New Program   Rockville, MD (July 30, 2019) - Leadership Montgomery (LM) has received grants totaling $185,000 to help fund its racial equity programming and initiatives. The grants – ranging from $20,000 to $100,000 – will provide programs to build capacity to [...]

Leadership Montgomery Receives Grant Funding for Racial Equity Programming2019-07-30T20:20:11+00:00

Leadership Montgomery’s Day of Service Focuses on Hunger

Leadership Montgomery’s Day of Service Focuses on Hunger On Saturday July 13th, Leadership Montgomery organized an awesome LM Serves Day based around the issue of hunger in Montgomery County and ways to address and combat the issue.  Taking place 3 times a year, the mission of LM Serves Days is to provide our diverse membership [...]

Leadership Montgomery’s Day of Service Focuses on Hunger2019-07-22T13:35:36+00:00

2020 LM Classes Announced

Leadership Montgomery Announces 2020 Program Participants The 2020 Classes of CORE, Emerging Leaders and Senior Leadership Montgomery will complete their program during the organization’s 30th anniversary year. Rockville, MD (June 17, 2019)- Leadership Montgomery (LM) has announced the participants for its 2020 Connecting Our Region’s Execs (CORE), Emerging Leaders (EL) and Senior Leadership Montgomery [...]

2020 LM Classes Announced2019-09-13T14:19:04+00:00

Racial Equity Workshops, Program Planned for FY 2020

Racial Equity Workshops, Program Planned for FY 2020   At the beginning of the 2019 fiscal year, Leadership Montgomery introduced Racial Equity Workshop offerings to members and the community as a pilot project under the organization’s Leadership in Action Initiative. In the intensive two-day Workshops, led by the Racial Equity Institute, participants interactively explored perspectives [...]

Racial Equity Workshops, Program Planned for FY 20202019-07-24T17:29:38+00:00

Leadership Montgomery Recognizes Small Business Week

Leadership Montgomery Recognizes Small Business Week Rockville, MD- The Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC), a program of Leadership Montgomery (LM), recognizes the value of the local small business community in honor of national Small Business Week (May 5-11, 2019).   Leadership Montgomery’s CVC connects businesses of every size, and professionals, to structured volunteer and community engagement opportunities [...]

Leadership Montgomery Recognizes Small Business Week2019-04-24T15:08:28+00:00

LM Hosts LM Serves Day at Junior Achievement Finance Park

LM Hosts LM Serves Day at Junior Achievement Finance Park Leadership Montgomery’s (LM) Day of Service, in partnership with Junior Achievement Greater Washington (JA) and hosted by the Junior Achievement Finance Park at Thomas Edison High School of Technology, was an absolute success! LM Serve Days take place 3 times a year and provide our [...]

LM Hosts LM Serves Day at Junior Achievement Finance Park2019-05-13T15:31:51+00:00