It’s no secret—Torrance and the South Bay are an amazing place to live and work. But how well do you really know your community? What would it be like to see the inner workings of business and government in Torrance, and, along the way, learn from influential leaders across a variety of sectors?
That opportunity is exactly what Leadership Torrance provides. Presented by the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Torrance is a unique, hands-on program focused on developing effective leaders from across the South Bay. Over the course of six months from January to June, Leadership Torrance meets one to two times a month for full day, on-site activities. The 2019 class is organizing now, and we invite you to be part of it.
Planned excursions for our upcoming class will take you on a journey through the history of Torrance, introduce you to its diverse manufacturing and industry sectors, show you the public safety and emergency services that keep us safe, and allow you to experience the K-12 and higher education offerings in our area. You’ll also explore how our community is governed, both in the City of Torrance and Los Angeles County. And, during an overnight trip to Sacramento, you’ll learn how our state government and the legislative process work.
Most importantly, you’ll meet with and learn from leaders at each of these locations. How did they build their businesses? What does it take to be competitive in their industries? Why is Torrance such a great place to do business? You’ll hear the answers to questions like these from some of the people best qualified to answer them. In addition, each activity will be an opportunity to network with fellow members of your cohort, who will also come from a variety of industries and backgrounds. The relationships you’ll forge will last a lifetime.
At the conclusion of the program, you and your cohort members will have the opportunity to bring together everything you’ve learned by planning and executing a group-led service project. Your Leadership Torrance experience will leave a lasting impact on the community through an act of meaningful service that you’ll choose and implement together.
If you’re ready to discover and enhance your leadership abilities, elevate your business relationships within the community, and interact with South Bay leaders in a significant way, Leadership Torrance is for you. More information and an application are available on the Chamber’s website at www.torrancechamber.com/leadership-torrance. Join us!