Renew. Recharge. Rededicate.

The James P. Shannon Leadership Institute offers personal and professional renewal for community-serving leaders from all sectors: nonprofit, philanthropy, corporate, education, artistic and other community-serving organizations.
Leadership in community requires a strong sense of purpose and understanding of personal values. Through a structured, supportive environment, the James P. Shannon Leadership Institute challenges participants to:
  • Redefine the purpose of their work
  • Gain clarity of their core values
  • Develop strategies to increase their effectiveness
  • Identify changes needed to improve their focus, commitment, energy and satisfaction

Want to learn more about the Shannon?

Join us at an information session to learn more about the Shannon Leadership Institute, and hear from alumni and staff about their experience with the program.
Information sessions are being held on the following dates:
  • July 7, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 12, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
  • September 15, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
  • October 7, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
All information sessions will be held at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation in St. Paul, Minnesota. Click here to register online, or download our flyer and manual registration form.
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