Baton Rouge, La. (August 17, 2022) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced that applications for the 2023 class of its Leadership Baton Rouge program are now open at brac.org/leadership. Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2022, at midnight.
The program curriculum seeks to train and promote high achievers for positions of voluntary responsibility in the community, provide developing leaders with practical information concerning community issues and assets, establish a communication network among the existing and emerging leaders of the community, and challenge participants to increase their involvement in community affairs.
Candidates are accepted from public and private agencies, corporations, civic and other organizations, and individual nominators. Participants are selected by a committee of Leadership alumni based on demonstrated leadership ability through career or community achievements, concern for the future of the Baton Rouge Area, and commitment to the program.
Session dates for the class of 2023 are as follows; sessions denoted by an asterisk are mandatory:
· January 20 –21, 2023*
· February 10, 2023
· March 17, 2023
· April 21, 2023
· May 19, 2023
· June 23, 2023
· July 21, 2023
· August 18, 2023
· September 15, 2023
· October 20, 2023
· November 9 –10, 2023*
In addition to the monthly program, class members will engage in a variety of enrichment activities. The class of 2023 will gather monthly for all day, in-person sessions at various locations in the Capital Region.
Applications for the class of 2023 will be accepted until September 30, 2022, at midnight. More information on Leadership Baton Rouge may be found at brac.org/leadership.
About Leadership Baton Rouge
Leadership Baton Rouge was founded as a program of BRAC to prepare a diverse group of professionals for leadership positions in the community. There are now more than 1,400 graduates of the program, many of whom serve in leadership positions on boards, commissions, and hold local, state, or federal elected offices. More information is available at brac.org/leadership.
About the Baton Rouge Area Chamber
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) is an aggressively ambitious regional economic development organization with a bias for action. BRAC seeks to push Baton Rouge beyond the status quo, unleash its potential, and support a vibrant business community that believes the finish line does not exist. BRAC seeks to accelerate economic opportunity in the Baton Rouge Area, for everyone, through BRING IT! Baton Rouge, its five-year, regional strategic plan. Learn more about BRAC at brac.org.