LEAD Series: Creating a Model for Change Through Collaborative Decision-Making

Thursday, May 27, 2021 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (CDT)


A special LEAD Series in partnership with Leadership Austin

During this program, you'll learn to recognize the challenges of leading change efforts with individuals and organizations and learn how to guide groups through important decisions. This session will explore how to:

  • Discuss the challenges of change, specifically the challenges within our own community
  • Identify engagement techniques for navigating situations that entail opposing views
  • Determine what roles specific stakeholders should play
  • Interact with stakeholders of all levels in a way that leads to action

Speaker: Justin McCarty, Director of Learning & Engagement at Leadership Austin

Leadership Austin - Emerge & Essential Applications Open Through July 31

Applying to one of Leadership Austin’s civic leadership programs is an investment in yourself. As an established leader, Essential will help you understand the most pressing issues facing the Greater Austin area. If you identify as a rising leader, Emerge will help you hone your leadership skills. Both programs will help you build relationships with other committed community members.

Our classes are purposefully built to reflect the diversity of Greater Austin, ensuring different experiences and points of view in every cohort. If you are ready to take the next step in your leadership journey, and create major impact for our region, we need your voice.

Visit the Application Hub at LeadershipAustin.org by July 31, 2021, to learn more and apply for the 2021-2022 Cohorts!

About the Speaker

Since joining the Leadership Austin staff in 2019, Justin’s primary areas of responsibility lie as Director of the Emerge program and in working with organizations to create customized training & learning opportunities as a part of our Equip Client Services program. Prior to Leadership Austin, Justin served as a pastor at Gateway Church (Austin, Texas) where he was responsible for the leadership training of staff and volunteers, teaching at weekend services, and spiritual care for over 2,000 attendees. Justin also worked with the Global Leadership Network (Barrington, Illinois) as a Regional Director for the Global Leadership Summit conference, as well as a pastor at Quest Community Church (Lexington, Kentucky) for 9 years.

In terms of what truly matters most, Justin has been married to his wife, Courtney, for 16 years, and they have three boys -- Wyatt (9), Emmitt (7), and Colton (2). The five of them live together with their dog, Reese, at a Mach 2 pace in Leander, Texas, where Justin occasionally wedges in time for mountain biking, reading, and enjoying Texas barbecue.


AYC Corporate and Elite Members = Free

AYC General Member = $10

Prospective Member = $20

Event Contact
Mel Martin
Thursday, May 27, 2021 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (CDT)
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