Graduation Recap

In their final moments as student leaders, graduates were welcomed by Board Chair, Lauren Gallina Payne, and observed remarks from two of this Signature Program class’ shining members – Tonya Brooks and Tammi Herron, before being sent off to do the hard work of...

Final Program Day for the 2022 Class

Our Signature Program class for 2022 recently graduated! On their Final Day, and before Graduation, these leaders witnessed a speech from Jaime Saunders, CEO of United Way of Greater Rochester, gave their Thrive Team presentations, and conversed with Visit Rochester....

2022 Youth Program Wrap-Up

Final Day The final day of the Youth Program, Emerging Leaders, was centered on how students can use their freshly acquired knowledge to serve their community. In other words, this day was dedicated to how Leadership Rochester has shaped these students into...
LR2022 Class Underway

LR2022 Class Underway

Class Kick off Downtown Leadership Rochester’s 2022 Signature Program is in full swing. Our Opening Retreat and Get Grounded Days were atop One East Ave in the Penthouse now run by Max Gordon. It was the perfect location for the class to meet and connect with...

LR2021’s Final Program Day

Leadership Rochester 2021 – Final Program Day On their final program day of the year, the class of 2021 heard from Cicely Strickland-Ruiz, Chief Operating Officer for the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes, as well as Malik Evans, current City...

LR Welcomes Manager of Youth Programs

Christopher Ravi Smith joins LR Christopher Smith pictured with his wife and two children. Leadership Rochester is pleased to welcome Christopher Ravi Smith as the new Youth Program Manager leading the organization’s teen leadership program. Chris is a 13 year...