At FOCUS St. Louis, we continue to monitor the news around COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Our highest priority remains the health and safety of our employees, program participants, volunteers and alumni – as well as the greater community good.
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FOCUS & COVID-19: What You Need to Know
What does FOCUS do?
We educate leaders.
We are the region’s premier leadership organization, preparing diverse leaders to work cooperatively for a thriving St. Louis region.
We connect leaders.
We strive to represent the diversity of our region, connecting participants from across counties, sectors, industries, backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and beliefs.
We facilitate the important conversations.
We engage citizens to deliberate on critical regional community issues in a trusted, nonpartisan space.
Meet Our Alumni
Johnny Wang, Leadership St. Louis
Labor & Employment Counsel, Enterprise Holdings
"Leadership St. Louis most definitely has changed my approach. I also gained mentors and coaches who are willing to drop whatever is going on in their lives and give me time when I need it."
The State of
Explore the complex history of our city and what we need to create a brighter future.
What's Right with the Region Awards
Celebrate the individuals and organizations making our region stronger!
Emerging Leaders Info Session
Thinking of applying for our next cohort? Learn more and get your questions answered.