LOXXXI Session Dates
September 13-15, 2020
Leadership Development Retreat
The Leadership Oakland class meets each other for the first time at this 2.5 day kick-off retreat. Highly interactive, they gain insight into the program experience as well as their leadership/personal strengths and areas of development. Class members leave this retreat energized and motivated for the year ahead.
October 14, 2020
Economy & Government
This session looks at the economic forces and government structures that shape Oakland County and their impact on the region. Participants hear directly from business and government leaders on the opportunities and challenges they face daily.
November 11, 2020
Non-Profits & Human Services
In this highly impactful session, participants gain an understanding of how non-profits and human service agencies contribute to the strength of our region. They see firsthand how these organizations serve a vital need throughout Southeast Michigan.
December 9, 2020
The changing worlds of healthcare impacts us all. Experts from throughout the region provide insight and understanding to the variety of developments that affect participants personally and professionally.
January 13, 2021
Diversity & Inclusion
Often called one of the most impactful sessions of the program by graduates, this is not the stereotypical diversity training. Participants leave with an increased awareness and appreciation of complexities surrounding diversity and inclusion and its impact on their effectiveness as leaders.
February 10, 2021
Witness firsthand the criminal justice system in action. In this eye-opening session, participants get a comprehensive look - from the local to the federal level - at the inner workings of justice.
March 10, 2021
Education & Workforce Development
This session provides an awareness of educational systems as they evolve to meet the needs in developing the workforce and its future leaders. Current issues and innovations from early childhood through adult learning are explored.
April 14, 2021
Arts & Culture
Participants gain a broad perspective of the arts and cultural sector in Southeast Michigan. They are exposed to the issues facing the future of the arts and their impact on the economic and social climate in our region.
May 12, 2021
Our changing environment is the focus of this session. Experts from throughout the region provide insight and understanding to the variety of developments that affect participants personally and professionally.
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Day of Service Project
The Leadership Oakland class finalizes and executes the group's class project.
June 9, 2021
Shaping the Future & Graduation
This session brings the Leadership Oakland Cornerstone experience full circle. It assimilates the insights and key learnings of the program and challenges participants to identify future action as a group and as individuals. Leadership Oakland participants and their guests are then invited to celebrate the completion of the Cornerstone Program and the participant's commitment to continued leadership.