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"Leadership Evanston stewards an experience for the greater good of our community. Leadership Evanston makes sure lasting relationships matter."

ECF builds leadership capacity for Evanston. Leadership Evanston fulfills this mission with programs that enhance knowledge of the community and facilitate civic engagement. Strong communities need strong leaders.

we build leaders

Signature Leadership is an intensive ten-month experience, developing committed leaders for Evanston who understand our community's diverse perspectives.
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we make a difference

Through our key programs, Leadership Evanston imparts concrete, practical skills. Our alumni have become aldermen, local officials, and leaders of Evanston’s nonprofits. Learn more

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opportunities

Online applications are now closed for the 2020-2021 cohort. This year the program will begin the first week of October. For more information contact Jennifer Moran.

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