Applications open for Appalachian Leadership Institute

Published 1:45 pm Tuesday, April 14, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Applications for the Appalachian Leadership Institute are being accepted for the program that begins this fall.
The Appalachian Regional Commission developed the training program along with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; The Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy; Tuskegee University; and Collective Impact.
The institute is a nine-month program focusing on skill-building, seminars, best practice reviews, mentoring and networking, the ARC said in a news release. The institute’s second class will run from October to July 2021. It is for community leaders who live or work in Appalachia.
Applications are being accepted at The institute is limited to 40 fellows annually from public, private and nonprofit sectors. The class will include members from each of the ARC’s 13 states.

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