Wean Foundation names emerging leaders for 2017

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The Raymond John Wean Foundation recently named its 15 emerging leaders members for 2017.

It is a group of grass-roots leaders who will take part in a nine-week series of comprehensive workshops designed to cultivate fundamental leadership skills, as well as connect individuals to key community peers and stakeholders.

Participants will engage in immersion sessions and workshops facilitated by expert practitioners covering topics such as communication and negotiation, influence, collaborative leadership, asset-based community development, resource planning and resilience.

This program has developed the unique potential of nearly 50 resident leaders effecting change and influencing leadership in their communities since 2013.

The emerging leaders for 2017 are: Daniel Bancroft, Youngstown; Cassandra Clevenger, Warren; Michelle Comanescu, Warren; Ira Cross, Youngstown; Mitchell Franko, Youngs- town; Teresa Johnson, Youngstown; Keland Logan, Youngstown; Justin Mondok, Youngstown; Grimilda Ocasio-Santiago, Youngstown; Vincent Peterson, Warren; Rose Pixley, Youngstown; Lester Scott, Youngstown; Christopher Tennant, Youngstown; Tia Toles, Warren; and Danyell York, Youngstown.

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