Anthony Everett, Associate Director, African American Ministries, Kentucky Conference of the United Methodist Church, has been chosen as one of 60 participants in the 2010 class of Leadership Kentucky.
Leadership Kentucky was created in 1984 as a non-profit educational organization. It brings together people who possess a broad variety of leadership abilities, career accomplishments, and volunteer activities to gain insight into complex issues facing the state. Leadership Kentucky’s goal is to prepare participants to take an active role in advancing the state for the common good. Its graduates bring a fresh and informed perspective to their communities and companies, serving as important participants in the unified effort to shape Kentucky’s future.
The 2010 class will travel across Kentucky for seven monthly sessions (May through November). From the opening retreat at Jabez, to Frankfort, Hazard, Louisville, Bowling Green, Eddyville, Fort Campbell and Northern Kentucky, the 2010 class will go on a journey to see and learn.
Each year locations vary for class sessions. Topics covered during this year’s sessions will be leadership, Kentucky history, education, health care, government, energy, military, economic development, media, natural resources and environment, law and justice, regionalism and global issues. Arts, culture and tourism are included in each session by the host communities and the optional activities offered.
Leadership Kentucky was the fourth statewide leadership program developed in the United States and celebrates its 26th anniversary during 2010. Its web site is www.leadershipky.org.