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LDA News

All of the latest news to help you keep up with our program and organizations

LDA Class of 2020-21 Team 5 Star Vision
News

Group project to raise awareness of local human trafficking

This post was written by LDA Class of 2020-21 Team Team 5 Star Vision members Diamond Gregory, Blackhawk Community Credit Union; Brandon Rusch, City of Janesville; Kevin Saxe, RH Batterman; Lyndsey Stocker, Herzing University; and Jeramie Mielke, Town of Beloit Fire Department.

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Session Recaps

Each collaborative project team is assigned one session per year to recap what they learned through writing and photos.

January 2021 Session Recap
Session Recaps

January 2021 Session Recap

This post was written by LDA Class of 2020-21 Team Team Three–O–Five members Rick Saari, Town of Beloit; Mindy Koontz, City of Beloit; Steve McComb, ANGI Energy Systems; Kara Blue, Hedberg Public Library; and Benji Thompson, Janesville Police Department.

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December 2020 Session conducted via Zoom
Session Recaps

December 2020 Session Recap

This post was written by LDA Class of 2020-21 Team Team Rock Forward members Jamie Keraka, Geronimo Hospitality: Bessie’s Diner; Kristin Belongia, Batterman; Kaleena Kirkpatrick, Community Action; Xandi Finn, City of Janesville; Dan Riemer, Harris Ace Hardware.

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Session Recaps

November 2020 Session Recap

This post was written by LDA Class of 2020-21 Team Grow, Give, Learn (G2L) members Mike Bain, Baker Tilly; Mark Borowicz, Blackhawk Technical College; Melanie Mussey, Corporate Contractors, Inc.; Leslie Vaughn, City of Janesville Police Department; and Chris Zillman, Johnson Financial Group.

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October 2020 Session Recap (3)
Session Recaps

October 2020 Session Recap

This post was written by LDA Class of 2020-21 Team Mission Possible members Crystal Brown, City of Janesville; Steve Graham, Town of Beloit; Tim Hookham, ANGI Energy Systems; Emily Hopper, Geronimo Hospitality: Lucy’s #7 Burger Bar; Tara Semenchuk, City of Janesville; and, Andrea Siegworth, Corporate Contractors, Inc.

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Director's Corner

News and other announcements from Linda Ross, Executive Director

LDA Class of 2016-17
Director's Corner

Congratulations LDA Class of 2017

Congratulations LDA Class of 2017 Congratulations to the Leadership Development Academy Class of 2017!  Five team projects, 28 graduating LDA participants and ten really great sessions;

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Where are they now?

Catching up with alumni to see what they have been up to since LDA