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Our Mission

The mission of Leadership Northeast is to develop informed and committed leaders from all segments of the community who will serve, strengthen and improve Northeastern Pennsylvania. Hundreds of people connect with LNE every year through our six Leadership programs, community impact project initiatives and active alumni network. There are multiple entry points into the organization offering varying degrees of opportunity to explore your potential, widen your sphere of influence, engage in authentic relationships with other leaders, and ultimately impact the quality of life in our region.

Our Programs

Core Program

Designed for adult professionals to develop leadership skills, become more involved within our community, and build connections through networking events.

Impact: Leadership in Education

Brings together the region’s education professionals for a series of interactive sessions designed to empower teachers to be progressive agents of positive change within schools.

Junior Leadership Program

Community based leadership program for high school juniors who learn leadership development, community awareness and meet with area leaders in business, government and Education.

Executive Leadership

A community orientation program for professionals who have recently moved to the area or those who want to be reacquainted with the community.

Intercollegiate Leadership

Students from six local universities collaborate to develop leadership skills, discuss regional issues and create connections for future professional opportunities.


Leadership Wilkes-Barre Officially Becomes Leadership Northeast

Leadership Wilkes-Barre celebrated its 40th anniversary on Friday night – or should we say “Leadership Northeast?”

Nonprofits, Community Groups Can Apply For Leadership WB Impact Projects

Jessica Cronauer, program director at Leadership Wilkes-Barre, said the community-building organization recognizes the many needs of local nonprofits and community organizations.

New Playground Unveiled in Hazleton

There’s a new place for children to play in Luzerne County.

Tobyhanna Army Depot Employees Graduate from Leadership Wilkes-Barre Core Program

Employees at Tobyhanna Army Depot are expanding their abilities, thanks to the skills and knowledge earned through Leadership Wilkes-Barre.

An EPIC Night

The Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce held the 2021 EPIC Awards on Tuesday evening at the Mohegan Sun Arena honoring people that inspire area communities. It was the first indoor event put on by the chamber since pre-pandemic times.

Junior Leadership Wilkes-Barre Honors Class of 2021

In front of a group of students who she referred to as a “small but mighty team,” Junior Leadership Wilkes-Barre executive director Lori Nocito congratulated and honored the Junior Leadership Class of 2021 to kick off Wednesday evening’s graduation ceremony, held at the F.M. Kirby Center.

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