Transforming talented business professionals into engaged community leaders!
Your opportunity to learn from Naperville’s influencers and public officials over the course of 6 weeks. Hear Naperville’s history, engage in face-to-face conversations with prominent community business leaders, and explore Economic Development in your community. Participants meet Mayor Chirico and members of the local government, Cheif guided tours of the Police and Fire Departments, and learn how to become a voice for volunteer engagement.
Community Member: $375
Participation in this 6-week program serves to develop a participant’s knowledge and skills – to work together, have a meaningful impact, and find common ground so we can address our community’s challenges and opportunities. Additionally, participants will gain:
- Awareness of your community and how to get involved
- Education on the issues, opportunities, strengths, and needs in your community
- Tools to become an emerging leader to guide your community into the future
- Skills to help motivate civic engagement of community members
2022 Leadership Naperville! Program Details
10/6 | Session 1: Community Health
Location: Edward-Elmhurst Health
10/13 | Session 2: Community Protection + Wellness
Location: Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center
10/20 | Session 3: History of Naperville Local Government
Location: Naper Settlement
Naper Settlement Staff Facilitators: Macarena Tamayo-Calabrese, President & CEO – Donna Sack, Vice President & Chief Program Officer – Jeanne Schultz-Angel, Director of Learning Experiences & Historical Resources – Andrea Field, Curator of Research – Sarah Buhlig, Registrar – Dina Spoerl, Exhibits Team Leader
10/27 | Session 4: Local Government
Location: Naperville Municipal Center
Program Facilitator: Reba Osborne, Director of Government Affairs (NACC)
11/3 | Session 5: Economic Development
Location: Naper Development Partnership
11/10 | Session 6: Community Volunteerism + Leadership
Location: Little Friends, Warrenville
Sponsorship & involvement opportunities are diverse & customizable throughout this exclusive 6-week program.