The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


Leadership Greater Chicago inspires effective civic leadership for the Chicago area by educating, connecting and mobilizing diverse emerging leaders from the nonprofit, government, business and professional sectors. We provide these extraordinary individuals with multiple perspectives on Greater Chicago’s challenges, opportunities and resources. We connect them to each other and to the experts and activists who have the greatest impact on Chicago civic life. We inspire lifelong involvement and collaborations for community good. And we enable these talented individuals to become our civic leaders.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary year in 2009, Leadership Greater Chicago has graduated over 730 Fellows from its year-long Fellowship program.  Our Fellows lead our public, private and nonprofit institutions.  They serve on the boards of nonprofits of all sizes, covering all areas of civic life.  Fellows bring to their civic leadership the LGC ethos of  respect, understanding, open-mindedness, dialogue and inclusiveness.

As an organization dedicated to developing strong civic leadership for our city, Leadership Greater Chicago is excited to participate in the Burnham Plan Centennial's exploration of change in Chicago, including the growth of and changes in civic leadership.

Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization

Centennial Activities

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 2:00pm to 5:00pm

A Window to the Future: Chicago Leaders Explore Adapting to Change

Leadership Greater Chicago

What changes can we anticipate in the Chicago area in the next decade? And how will Chicago adapt? Join our keynote speaker, expert panelists and LGC Fellows and friends as we look through the window to Chicago’s future.

Program and Speakers

Keynote  How do Regions Adapt to Change? A Framework for Thinking about Chicago’s Future   [MORE]


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