Nominations Now Open for the 2019 What’s Right with the Region Awards!

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis is now accepting nominations from the community for the 22nd Annual What’s Right with the Region awards. Each year, we applaud the efforts of 20 individuals, organizations and/or initiatives that are making a positive difference in the St. Louis region. This year, awards will be presented in five categories: Demonstrating Innovative Solutions Fostering Creativity for Social Change … Read More

Thank You to Our October Alumni Dinner Hosts!

Becky RasmussenAlumni

Graduates and current participants from across our FOCUS programs gathered this week for another successful round of Alumni Dinners. An alumni favorite, these small-group dinners provide valuable opportunities for conversation and connection in an informal setting. Thank you to all who attended, including alumni from our Leadership St. Louis, Emerging Leaders, Coro Women In Leadership, FOCUS Impact Fellows, Coro Fellows … Read More

FOCUS Leaders in the News – 10.24.2018

Becky RasmussenAlumni

Dedric Carter (Leadership St. Louis 2015) was selected as a 2018-19 NACUBO Fellow (National Association of College and University Business Officers). Patty Kellerhals (Leadership st. Louis 2004) was named to American Banker’s 2018 Women to Watch List. Suzanne King (Coro Women In Leadership 2008, Leadership St. Louis 2016, Impact Fellows 2016) has been named as CEO of Mental Health America. … Read More

Stefania Hoffman Named as FOCUS’ New Recruiting Manager

Becky RasmussenNews

We’re pleased to announce that FOCUS team member Stefania Hoffman has been named to the new position of Recruiting Manager. In this newly created role, Stefania will oversee recruiting, outreach and selection efforts for all of FOCUS St. Louis’ civic leadership programs, including Leadership St. Louis, Emerging Leaders, Coro Women In Leadership, FOCUS Impact Fellows and Experience St. Louis. Stefania … Read More

Thank You to Our Coro Fellows Nonprofit Placement Hosts

Becky RasmussenNews

Our 2018-19 cohort of Coro Fellows in Public Affairs just wrapped up their first round of placements. A big thank you to all of the nonprofit organizations who served as hosts and provided valuable learning opportunities! BioSTL Casa de Salud The Clark-Fox Family Foundation Forest Park Forever GlobalHack Guardian Angel Settlement Association Midwest Cyber Center Missouri Charter Public School Association … Read More

Youth Leadership St. Louis Kicks Off Its 30th Year

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Youth Leadership St. Louis Class of 2018-19

On Sept. 7-8, 2018, we welcomed our newest (and 30th) class of Youth Leadership St. Louis! Kicking off the program with an overnight Opening Retreat at YMCA Trout Lodge/Camp Lakewood, participants will spend the next nine months exploring issues in the region and strengthening their individual and collective leadership skills. Now in its 30th year, Youth Leadership St. Louis (YLSL) … Read More