Community engagement is a guiding principle of Leadership Palm Beach County.
We empower leadership class members to take active roles in the community through our interactive curriculum, as well as year-long civic engagement partnerships with civic organizations. Civic engagement projects utilize the intellectual capacity of each class to address the needs and goals of civic organizations in Palm Beach County.
All members of the Leadership Engage Program partner with Palm Beach County nonprofit and governmental organizations to complete a civic engagement project. This current class selects 3-6 community partners and spend nine months working in groups conducting research, developing materials and presenting their findings in order to empower these organizations to reach their goals.
- Resource Depot – Sew for Sustainability project provides and exciting, arts-based, social enterprise opportunity that repurposes fabric through the creation and distribution of one-of-a-kind reusable, multi-purpose bags.
- 211 – Marketing project that will increase awareness of 211 Helpline’s 24/7 texting platform to the target market of 10-24 year olds, taking their services to the next level.
- Center for Family Services – Creating new outreach, marketing messaging and materials to educate those in need in the community on mental health services available to them through CFS.
- West Jupiter Community Group – Comprehensive community outreach and awareness plan that will allow them to help more at-risk students and families grow and learn in a safe environment.