Leadership Baton Rouge Opens Applications for Class of 2024

BRAC opens applications for its upcoming 2024 Leadership Baton Rouge class

Baton Rouge, La. (August 1, 2023) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced that applications for the 2024 class of its Leadership Baton Rouge program are now open at brac.org/leadership. Applications will be accepted until September 29, 2023, 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.  

The class of 2024 will gather monthly for all-day, in-person sessions at various locations in the Capital Region with additional enrichment opportunities offered throughout the year. Session dates for the class of 2024 are as follows; sessions and events denoted by an asterisk are mandatory: 

  • January 18 – 19* 
  • February 23  
  • March 22 
  • April 19 
  • May 10 
  • June 21 
  • July 19 
  • August 16 
  • September 20 
  • October 18 
  • November 14 – 15*  

Other key dates for the Leadership Baton Rouge Class of 2024: 

  • January 11: LBR Class of 2024 Announcement Reception, 5:30 – 7 p.m. 
  • November 19: LBR Class of 2024 Graduation*, 6 – 7:30 p.m. 

Applications for the class of 2024 will be accepted until Friday, September 29, 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 by the Baton Rouge Area Chamber 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 and 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


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