Leadership Programs Across Nation Search for Hope
If the efforts of all CLP's are any indication, hope is not just an anchor in times of strife; it is an adhesive. When battling this viral enemy, sequestered in our homes and separated by at least six feet, we are strengthened by our common purpose. Alone, yes, but together in hope.
Preserving Our Democracy in the Era of Coronavirus
In a democracy, government is “of the people, by the people, for the people,” but, in the era of Covid-19 and social distancing, Leadership Rhode Island is helping 39 cities and towns navigate how to conduct governmental business with the people.
Building Community Connections in Digital Spaces
As the second week of federal and state directive around Covid-19 unfolded, Leadership Rhode Island continued to fill a critical need central to its mission: supporting and convening the people of the Ocean State in new and innovative ways.
Leading from the Front is Real
As social distancing, self isolation, and shelter-in-place become everyday terms seemingly overnight, Leadership Rhode Island is leading one of the state’s most high-touch organizations through a virtual transition, all while never losing sight of humanity.
Growing Up: CLRI expands to a full year
In 2013, in response to student demand, the program was expanded to four full days. In 2014, class size was increased to 35 students. By the 2018-2019 academic year, the length doubled again to eight full days over two semesters and class size grew to 50.
PrepareRI: Making RI students stronger
In a blossoming partnership with the nonprofit, Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, Leadership Rhode Island will introduce the concept of strengths to 425 students this summer.
Roberta Richman: Making a difference in a tough place
Roberta Richman (LRI '90) served Rhode Island for over three decades through her highly accomplished career at the Department of Corrections, volunteerism and leadership to many non-profits, and continued sponsorship of the arts.
Navigant Credit Union announces sponsorship of CLRI
“We believe the College Leadership program provides our young people with a solid foundation they can build on, enabling them to better participate in the drive to make Rhode Island the best it can be.” said Gary Furtado President and CEO of Navigant Credit Union.
LRI Women's Network
LRIWN: Angela Bannerman Ankoma, LRI ’14
The Leadership Rhode Island Women's Network interviewed Angela Bannerman Ankoma (LRI '14), Executive Vice President, Director of Community Investment at United Way of Rhode Island. Her Top 5 CliftonStrengths are Futuristic, Connectedness, Strategic, Relator and Ideation.