Educating Leaders

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Impact Fellows address Healthcare Safety Net

With support from Missouri Foundation for Health, our Impact Fellows program launched a two-year deep dive into healthcare.

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the evolution of the emerging leaders program

With a new director at the helm, changes are underway to help FOCUS better meet the needs of young professionals in our region.

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Assessing and updating our program curriculum

This year, FOCUS undertook an extensive evaluation of our programs to strengthen our curriculum moving forward.

Connecting Leaders

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More than 550 leaders attend #WRWR2018

It was a packed house for the 21st Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards, celebrating success stories in our community.

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Connecting leaders across programs

Events such as our Winter Happy Hour, Alumni Dinners and FOCUS Now, helped build connections across classes.

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A growing community of focus members

Expanding our reach through membership was a top priority, including the launch of our new Impact Society.

Facilitating Important Conversations

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New partner brings new discussion series

In 2017, we launched a series of Civics & Civility community forums in partnership with the Missouri Humanities Council.

Forum Features New STL City Police Leadership

Our January members-only forum brought together key voices to explore the future of policing in the St. Louis region.

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Record attendance for Women’s history month

This year, our annual Women’s History Month event focused on deconstructing the trope of the angry black woman.