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Leadership Institute of Acadiana

804 E. St. Mary
Lafayette, LA 70503
United States

337-408-3677

Ashley Mudd, Director
337-408-3677

Mission

Building community through leadership.

Description

The Leadership Institute of Acadiana is a non-profit organization committed to building leaders for the Acadiana Region. The organization is comprised of three active programs and is constantly evaluating new opportunities to improve the leadership capacity of individuals and organizations in the Lafayette community. The Institute’s flagship program, Leadership Lafayette, was started by the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and has trained more than 700 local leaders. The Institute has since become an independent organization but still holds a close relationship with One Acadiana. The Institute also runs the Lafayette Junior Leadership for high school juniors. In addition, the Institute hosts Intro Lafayette to connect both newcomers and life-long residents to the community in meaningful ways.

Programs

Intro Lafayette

Target Audience: Adult
Average Size: 20 - 30
Tuition: Less than $500

Intro Lafayette is a day-and-a-half overview of Lafayette created and run by The Leadership Institute of Acadiana in partnership with One Acadiana. Intro Lafayette will connect people new to the region and those that have lived in the region their entire lives with the community in dynamic and meaningful ways. The program goals include: Exposing participants to a variety of business, civic, and community leaders Broadening participants’ knowledge about the rich history, culture, and events of the region Providing the opportunity for participants to network and build camaraderie with fellow participants Sparking an interest and challenge participants to become more involved in the community

Lafayette Junior Leadership

Target Audience: Youth
Average Size: 20 - 30
Tuition: Less than $500

Lafayette Junior Leadership is a one-of- a-kind youth leadership program offered to high school Juniors in Lafayette Parish. Participants attend nine sessions from August to April. Students enrolled in private and public schools or home schooled in Lafayette Parish are eligible to participate. With an emphasis on leadership, the program covers topics such as parish government, social services and volunteerism, health care, technology, and a trip to the State Capitol. Students learn leadership and problem solving skills, meet students from other schools in their community, and have worthwhile discussions on community enhancement and making a difference.

Leadership Lafayette

Target Audience: Adult
Average Size: 20 - 30
Tuition: $2000 - $2500

Established in 1987, Leadership Lafayette is our 10-month flagship program. Leadership Lafayette is designed to empower participants through community leadership. The curriculum encourages new, energetic, and innovative leaders to approach complex community issues with in‐depth analysis. With more than 700 Alumni, the program has proven to also build lasting and beneficial relationships.

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