Up and coming business, nonprofit and community leaders looking to improve their leadership skills can apply now through April 12  for the 2020 Leadership DeKalb Class.

During the 10-month training program, successful applicants will improve their knowledge of DeKalb County and become part of a network of influential colleagues.

Participants meet  monthly from Aug. 15, 2019, to June 5, 2020. Class sessions are held third Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Leadership DeKalb, which has more than 1,000 alumni, convenes and connects leaders, informs them on matters vital to the county, and enhances their leadership skills. Eligible applicants include leaders from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Class members learn about history, diversity, government, justice, arts and culture, education, health and economic development in the county.

The cost for the program is $3,200. The application fee is $35.

Scholarships are available for eligible applicants.

To nominate someone, or to apply for the class, visit www.leadershipdekalb.org, email contact info@leadershipdekalb.org, or call 404-373-2491.

Leadership DeKalb is hosting three open houses, March 13, 19 and 26 across the county where interested applicants can meet alumni and supporters and get answers to their questions.

To RSVP for the:

For more information, visit leadershipdekalb.org or contact Gulzar Ajani at  gulzar@leadershipdekalb.org or 404-373-2491.