“The majority see the obstacles. The few see the objectives. History records the successes of the latter; while oblivion is the reward of the former.”

 

– Alfred A. Montapert

Sessions


Every year, beginning in 1985, a small group of class members has been chosen from applications submitted by interested Brownsville citizens to participate in the Leadership Brownsville program. These class members represent a cross-section of the community.


Over a period of nine months, the class members are given access to the inner workings of Brownsville. They have the opportunity to speak with the leaders of the community and to see how Brownsville works.

Overview of sessions


Welcome & Pre-Orientation Dinner



Orientation



NON-PROFIT AGENCIES


An opportunity to discover the various non-profit organizations within the community. Discover how you can contribute to the vast needs of our city.



HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Explore the various health and human service available within our community from our hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes and other medical facilities.



MEDIA AND THE ENVIRONMENT


Have a chance to see what it takes to put the news out each day. During this session, class members also learn about the environment and how the city responds to emergencies.



EDUCATION


An opportunity to learn about our public, charter and private education systems and higher education.



LAW ENFORCEMENT


Behind the scenes view of local, state, and federal levels of law enforcement.



GOVERNMENT AND HERITAGE


An inside look at what your elected City and County officials do for the City of Brownsville, with an opportunity to ask them questions. Plus, a look at some of our heritage museums.



trip to state capital - Austin,TX


The class will visit the state capital and interact with various legislators and have access to an in depth look at the innerworkings's of policy making in Texas.  (Overnight Stay)


economic DEVELOPMENT


There are many facts about Brownsville’s Ecomic potential, as well as other success stories that make our city stand out, you will soon find out.



PORT OF BROWNSVILLE AND BROWNSVILLE PUBLIC UTILITIES


A First Class deep water port an opportunity to go behind the doors and discover the full range of services offered. BPUB see the process of how you obtain water, sewer and electricity.




GRADUATION

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