Welcome to Tempe Leadership!


The nine-month Tempe Leadership program empowers and educates
you to be an informed, active change maker in Tempe.  Grow your leadership skills, design a community impact project, and learn from the community members serving our city’s diverse needs, from education and parks to police and fire.

Why Join Tempe Leadership?

  • Invest in your personal and professional growth
  • Develop friendships that will last a lifetime
  • Meet the people, nonprofits and groups delivering vital services across Tempe
  • Grow your understanding of the challenges facing Tempe’s business and residents
  • Join our network of over 800 alumni, local business owners and public officials
Two sessions are available; join us to learn more about the program!
April 8, 2021, 5:00pm – 6:30pm – REGISTER Now!
May 5, 2021, 5:00pm – 6:30pm – REGISTER Now!
The ZOOM links and details are in our calendar!

Taste of Tempe Raffle – Class XXXVI Fundraiser
Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner- Katie Phalen

Second Prize Winner- Kate Vawter


Tempe Leadership would like to thank our March 10th event sponsors!

JOIN TEMPE LEADERSHIP: Applications are now OPEN!

Are you ready to learn more about Tempe? Do you want to bond with like-minded individuals looking to make a positive impact on the community? You have come to the right place!  We are now accepting applications for Class 37. Visit our Tempe Leadership Program page to learn more. Applications are due May 15, 2021.

Not ready to apply just yet? Please join one of our upcoming recruitment events. Details below.



Tempe Leadership gratefully thanks the Tempe Diablos and COX Charities for their generous support and partnership of our leadership program. With these Financial Grants we are able to support the Adult Program and the Tempe Youth Leadership Program (free) plus give back to the community through Tempe Cares.