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Leadership in Public Service Authority Lab Recap

Leadership in Public Service Authority Lab Recap

A KLC core principle is “leadership is an activity, not a position” and we often talk about how authority and leadership are two distinct things. But what would be possible if Kansas elected and appointed officials were better equipped to lead from their role in the...

Julia Fabris McBride: A Civic Culture Where Everyone Leads

Julia Fabris McBride: A Civic Culture Where Everyone Leads

Dear KLC partners and friends, Thank you for the positive energy and well-wishes so many of you have sent our way in the wake of Ed O’Malley’s move to Kansas Health Foundation. Congratulations, Ed! So, yes! KLC is in transition. The board of directors has asked me to...

Dreams, Questions and Bridges Influence Others

Dreams, Questions and Bridges Influence Others

Your Dreams, Questions and Bridges Influence Others  “Damon’s presentation was a great kickoff for the day. The references he made to big dreams and building bridges were themes that carried throughout the Summit.” -Kirk Seminoff, Managing Editor, Wichita Business...

Juneteenth: Freedom, leadership and closing the gap

Juneteenth: Freedom, leadership and closing the gap

Juneteenth: freedom, leadership and closing the gap Some call Juneteenth America’s second Independence Day. I like that. On July 4 we celebrate freedom. On Juneteenth we celebrate freedom becoming more fully realized. At the Kansas Leadership Center, we teach that...

Escuchando a Latinos en el tour Heartland Together

Escuchando a Latinos en el tour Heartland Together

Para aprender cómo apoyar mejor a las prósperas empresas locales en las comunidades rurales, el Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) organizó una gira de escucha de dos semanas en Kansas, Iowa, Missouri y Nebraska. Es la fase de apertura de 'Heartland Together', una...

Escuchando a Latinos en el tour Heartland Together

Listening to Latinos on the Heartland Together Tour

To learn how to better support thriving local businesses in rural communities, the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) launched a two-week listening tour in Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. It’s the opening phase of ‘Heartland Together,’ a partnership with the Ewing...

Listening to Iowa on the Heartland Together Tour

Listening to Iowa on the Heartland Together Tour

To learn how to better support thriving local businesses in rural communities, the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) launched a two-week listening tour in Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. It’s the opening phase of ‘Heartland Together,’ a partnership with the Ewing...

Listening to Missouri on the Heartland Together Tour

Listening to Missouri on the Heartland Together Tour

To learn how to better support thriving local businesses in rural communities, the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) launched a two-week listening tour in Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. It’s the opening phase of ‘Heartland Together,’ a partnership with the Ewing...

Listening to Cowley County on the Heartland Together Tour

Listening to Cowley County on the Heartland Together Tour

To learn how to better support thriving local businesses in rural communities, the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) launched a two-week listening tour in Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. It’s the opening phase of ‘Heartland Together,’ a partnership with the Ewing...

Listening to Nebraska on the Heartland Together Tour

Listening to Nebraska on the Heartland Together Tour

To learn how to better support thriving local businesses in rural communities, the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) launched a two-week listening tour in Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. It’s the opening phase of ‘Heartland Together,’ a partnership with the Ewing...

Open Applications for Leadership Transformation Grants

Open Applications for Leadership Transformation Grants

August 3, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas Leadership Center now accepting applications for 2023 Leadership Transformation  Grants Wichita, Kan. – The Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) is offering workforce development grants to organizations across Kansas to help them...

Ed O’Malley named KHF President and CEO

Ed O’Malley named KHF President and CEO

June 27, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Founding President and CEO Ed O’Malley Appointed President and CEO of Kansas Health Foundation Wichita, Kan. – Ed O’Malley, founding president and CEO of the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC), has been named president and CEO of the...

Dr. Kaye Monk-Morgan joins KLC as Chief Impact Officer

Dr. Kaye Monk-Morgan joins KLC as Chief Impact Officer

March 9, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas Leadership Center Appoints Dr. V. Kaye Monk-Morgan as Chief Impact Officer Wichita, Kan. – The Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) announced today that Dr. V. Kaye Monk-Morgan has been named the nonprofit organization’s chief...

Dreams, Questions and Bridges Influence Others

Damon Young Joins KLC as Chief Business Officer

January 6, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas Leadership Center Appoints Damon Young as Chief Business Officer  Wichita, Kan. – The Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) announced today that Damon Young has been named the nonprofit organization’s chief business officer. Young...

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