LEADERSHIP HOWARD COUNTY INC
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Location6760 ALEXANDER BELL DRSTE 260COLUMBIA, MD 21046 United States
Leadership Howard County is the critical force in preparing, inspiring, connecting and sustaining community leaders to make Howard County the best place to live, work and play.
About Leadership Howard County
When Leadership Howard County was launched in 1986, visionary community leaders built the foundations of an organization intended to help sustain the growing county. Literally in the middle of the exploding Baltimore-Washington metropolitan region, Howard County sought to maintain a community built on the principles of sustainability and inclusion. Leadership Howard County’s first classes included leaders of new businesses, newly created nonprofits and many others dedicated to working together to build a thriving community.
Leadership U Program Overview
Leadership U (LU) is a unique leadership development and community service program available for Howard County (HoCo) high school sophomores. Eligible students must live or go to school in HoCo and going into their junior year of high school at the start of our 1-week summer team-building program. Students continue in the program 4-month program to foster leadership growth and civic engagement through three pillar areas:
- Education on Community Issues
- Student Developed Community Service Projects
- Development of Student’s Unique Leadership Skills
Mentor and Volunteers Roles
Purpose: To mentor, coach, and support Leadership U (LU) students as they develop their leadership skills, and design and implement community service projects.