Concord has been rated one of the safest and best places to live - not only in New Hampshire, but in the country.
Class of 2019 learning about the relationship between local, county and state government from New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu during Government and Politics Day.
Leadership Greater Concord fosters civic awareness in the community and participants are equipped with information they need in order to become more involved in activities that will enhance the region.
Beginning with a two-day retreat in September (Class of 2020 pictured above at The Mountain Club on Loon), a select group of people will embark on a ten-month odyssey through the inner workings of Greater Concord. Their travels will take them from its beginnings as a small town by the railroad tracks to the city it is today—and identify what’s being done to prepare for the future. Then, each month, a day-long program will focus on an aspect of life in Greater Concord: history, the arts and culture; education; livable communities and sustainability; government and politics; the criminal justice system; economic development; communications and the media; health and human services and reflections and moving forward.
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Now in its 28th year, Leadership Greater Concord has 550 alumni, many of whom are serving on local town boards, nonprofit boards or serving on a municipal committee. Interested candidates who have a commitment to the community and are likely to assume greater responsibility in the future are encouraged to apply. Participants that are selected will ideally include those from business, government, education, civic groups, the arts, religion and community groups.
Listen to what Class of 2020 has to say about LGC (generously produced by our friends at Concord TV!)
Applications for Leadership Greater Concord Class of 2021 are now open. Please click here for more information and an application.
Questions? Please contact Bryanna Marceau.
Leadership Greater Concord featured on Talk Concord Podcast
Suzi Pegg, City of Concord's Economic Development Director, hosts Bryanna Marceau, Director of Operations and Programs at the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, and Erin Shaick, Director of Community Relations at CATCH Neighborhood Housing, for a discussion about Concord Young Professionals Network and the Chamber's Leadership Greater Concord program.
Thank you Unitil, generous sponsor of the 2019-2020 Leadership Greater Concord program.