The Academy for Community Leadership (ACL) is unique ten-week program for individuals who want to be more involved in community efforts in Muncie/Delaware County. The program is offered by the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and Ball State University’s Office of Community Engagement.

During the program, ACL participants will hear from key community leaders; learn about our rich history, current strengths, and future aspirations; and connect with civic-minded colleagues from a wide variety of professions.

Upon completion, participants become part of an extensive network of ACL alums spanning 40 years of the program.

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Format

 REGISTER

 Email Nancy Norris at the Muncie-Delaware Chamber of Commerce to join the class of 2017!

The ACL class of 2017 will run on Thursday mornings, 7:30 – 10 am, September 7 – November 9th.

Each session is hosted at a different Muncie/Delaware County location to provide greater exposure to our community’s many assets.

Session Topics

Each week features a specific topic discussed by a panel of community leaders/experts:

  • Muncie HIstory
  • Local Government and Politics
  • The Role of Religion in the Community
  • Community Planning Perspectives
  • Business and Economic Perspectives
  • Social, Cultural, and Artistic Perspectives
  • Education and Its Role in the Community
  • Health Services in the Community

In addition, ACL participants attend a Muncie City Council meeting and complete a small-group volunteer experience at one of three local non-profit organizations.

Cost

Chamber members: $300/person

Non-Chamber members: $350/person

Space is limited to 35 for each class.

To Register

Contact Nancy Norris, Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce

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