Leadership East Kentucky is a year-long program intended to build leadership skills and learning around the critical issues facing eastern Kentucky. According to their website, the program "recruits a class from throughout East Kentucky and from diverse fields of interest, including business & industry, education, government, non profits, religion, arts & culture, grassroots organizations and others…. Leadership East Kentucky is a program that is vital to the future of East Kentucky, growing leaders who in turn grow their communities."
The program meets throughout the region every other month from May through December. They're currently accepting applications for the class of 2012 – the deadline is April 15!