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 [...]
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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 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 [...]
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. [...]
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’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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]