• ICL: Connecting Leaders to Community Action Since 1993

    "Now we have many leaders who are going to be able to bring people together and create good solutions and give the community a sense of hope for what their future will be."-Janice Cohen More »

  • ICL Leadership Intensive

    This 8-month, 14-day experience-based, skill development curriculum is for individuals, as well as senior and mid-management professionals of Maine’s public, private and nonprofit organizations. The Intensive teaches collaborative leadership and problem solving techniques. Now in its 20th year, the Intensive has graduated over 650 leaders and is widely touted by alumni as the best leadership training in Maine. More »

  • ICL Consulting Services

    We help organizations move forward using inclusive and thoughtful processes. Our highly-skilled, neutral facilitators and consultants are experienced solving complex communication and leadership challenges of Maine municipalities, for-profit and nonprofit organizations. More »

  • ICL Emerging Leaders Program

    ICL is working to reverse national statistics that suggest only 6 percent of board members nationwide are under 40 with an innovative program that prepares and launches Maine’s young emerging leaders to successful nonprofit leadership roles through leadership training, mentoring, matching and transitioning. More »

Latest Updates

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SAVE THE DATE: October 3, 2014 for ICL CONFER...

posted on April 17th, 2014

ICL’s Fall Conference will take place October 3, 2014 at the Abromson Community Education Center in Portland. This 9:00 am – 6:00 pm symposium will

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ICL to Lead Summit Panel Conversation 4/11...

posted on April 3rd, 2014
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ICL will moderate a panel conversation at the Maine Summit on Citizen Diplomacy, presented by The World Affairs Council of Maine on Friday, April 11,

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ICL Friends and Family Score a Strike!...

posted on April 2nd, 2014
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ICL’s first Friends and Family Night at Portland’s Bayside Bowl drew in a good crowd on March 31st. Check out these photos to see how people enjoyed good

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Moving Maine Forward

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The Nature Conservancy...

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Collaborating for the Environment In their combined experience with the Maine Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, ICL Leadership Intensive alumni Bruce Kidman as Director of

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Coastal Studies for Girls: A Coastal Connecti...


NEED ICL alumna Pam Erickson wanted to fulfill a unique niche for 14 and 15 year-old girls who have a passion for science. She wanted to give these young

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