Community leadership requires a broad perspective . . . understanding alternatives and their implications . . . limitations and opportunities. This conference will address issues that are important to sustaining communities, and will provide participants with cutting-edge ideas along with practical, hands-on learning sessions. To learn more about developing effective leadership skills that will enable you to play an effective role in your organization, community or region, attend the tenth annual Illinois leadership conference, “Sustaining Our Communities,” June 11, 2008 in Champaign, beginning at 9 a.m.

This conference is designed for anyone in a leadership position, serving on a board of directors, working on community projects or with committees, and seeking to manage and lead more effectively. Topics include leveraging resources for non-profits, developing local food systems, wind energy, and two special workshops – The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. Cost of the conference is $75, and includes all materials, refreshment breaks, and lunch. Scholarships are available. Participation is limited, so register early. For more information, call Anne at 217.333.5126.

Join us June 11!

Hawthorn Suites Hotel ~ Champaign, Illinois

Laboratory for Community and Economic Development | College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
University of Illinois Extension | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign