Missed Our Public Values Symposium on March 29?

Becky RasmussenNews

On March 29, FOCUS hosted the 7th Annual Public Values Symposium in partnership with UMSL’s Community Innovation and Action Center. This year’s theme explored what it means to be a change agent in a divided nation, leading across political and ideological lines. Special thanks to media partners HEC Media and St. Louis Public Radio for their support of this event. … Read More

Christine Chadwick and Blake Strode Named As Inaugural FOCUS Alumni Award Recipients

Becky RasmussenAlumni, News

At the 22nd Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards, FOCUS will introduce two new awards to honor graduates of FOCUS’ civic leadership programs. 2019 FOCUS St. Louis Alumni Award Christine Chadwick – Coro Women In Leadership 1984 / Leadership St. Louis 1986-87 2019 FOCUS St. Louis Emerging Alumni Award Blake Strode – Youth Leadership St. Louis 2003-04 / Leadership … Read More

Congratulations to the 2019 What’s Right with the Region Honorees!

Becky RasmussenNews

On May 16, 2019, FOCUS St. Louis will honor 20 individuals, organizations, and initiatives making a difference at the 22nd Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards Celebration. The honorees were nominated by the public and selected by a panel of community judges for their impact and service to the community. Congratulations to the following outstanding honorees in five categories: … Read More

Bob Fox Named FOCUS St. Louis 2019 Leadership Award Honoree

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FOCUS St. Louis® is pleased to announce Bob Fox, entrepreneur, philanthropist and chair/co-founder of the Clark-Fox Family Foundation, as the recipient of the 2019 FOCUS Leadership Award. This prestigious award, chosen by the FOCUS Board of Directors, is presented annually to individuals who demonstrate innovative leadership, generate a meaningful impact in the community, and encourage strong community leadership in others. The … Read More

Meet the New Class of FOCUS Emerging Leaders

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FOCUS St. Louis has selected 28 talented young professionals for the Spring 2019 cohort of Emerging Leaders. This competitive program provides participants (ages 22-35) with an increased sense of engagement in the region, as well as the tools to take an active role as the next generation of St. Louis regional leaders. Since its launch in 2012, the Emerging Leaders … Read More

Announcing the Spring 2019 Cohort of Coro Women In Leadership – STEM

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FOCUS St. Louis® is pleased to announce the 13 outstanding women selected for the spring 2019 class of Coro Women In Leadership – STEM. This three-month program offers women in science, technology, engineering or math-related careers the chance to refine their leadership competencies, gain a deeper understanding of the region and connect with peers and mentors from diverse backgrounds. Seminars … Read More

Thank You to Our Coro Fellows 2018 Government Placement Hosts!

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As they approach the midpoint of their 10-month program, our 2018-19 cohort of Coro Fellows in Public Affairs recently completed another rotation of placements. Thank you to all the agencies and organizations who served as hosts for their Government Placements! City of Brentwood City of Clayton City of St. Louis Comptroller’s Office City of St. Louis Treasurer’s Office Federal Reserve … Read More

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

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