Congratulations to the 2021 What’s Right with the Region Honorees!

Becky RasmussenNews

On May 13, 2021, FOCUS St. Louis, the region’s premier leadership organization, will honor 20 individuals, organizations, and initiatives making a difference at the 24th Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards Celebration. These honorees were nominated by the public and selected by a committee of local leaders for their impact and service to the community. FOCUS St. Louis will … Read More

Celebrating Black History Month 2021

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Looking for a way to commemorate Black History Month? Check out some of these local virtual events. Monday, Feb. 1 Transforming St. Louis: A Conversation with Kayla Reed and Blake Strode Washington University 5:30 p.m. More Info Who is safe in St. Louis? Examining Why Black Male Personal Safety is Critical for A Better St. Louis. HomeGrown STL and the … Read More

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Virtual Events

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Looking for a way to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy? Check out some of the events taking place virtually in honor of the MLK holiday. All events below are free and open to the public. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 The 4th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration “Embracing the Dream” Christian Hospital More Info Saturday, Jan. 16, … Read More

Congratulations to the 2020 What’s Right with the Region Honorees!

Becky RasmussenNews

On September 3, 2020 FOCUS St. Louis, the region’s premier leadership organization, will honor 20 individuals, organizations, and initiatives making a difference at the 23rd Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards Celebration. These honorees were nominated by the public and selected by a panel of community judges for their impact and service to the community. FOCUS St. Louis will … Read More

Celebrating Black History Month

Becky RasmussenEvents

Looking for a way to commemorate Black History Month? Check out some of the events taking place around town. Tuesday, Feb. 4 Unflinching: The Power of the African American Vote Missouri History Museum 6:30-8:30 p.m. More Info Wednesday, Feb. 5 The Black Rep Presents “Character Building” St. Louis County Library – Lewis & Clark Branch 7:00 p.m. More Info Thursday, … Read More

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Events Around Town

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Looking for a way to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy? Check out some of the events taking place around town in honor of the MLK holiday. All events below are free and open to the public. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 Eighth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Tribute Breakfast Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis & Saint Louis … Read More

FOCUS Panel Discussion Explores Career Pivots

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Preparing for Career Pivots

On Dec. 3, 2019, FOCUS St. Louis brought together professionals from across industries, as well as members and alumni, to discuss how to plan and manage career transitions. With an average employee tenure of four to five years, the ability to handle these  pivots (whether chosen or forced upon) is critical to long-term career success and satisfaction. Thank you to … Read More

Impact Fellows Report on Completed Projects to Community Stakeholders

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2018-19 FOCUS Impact Fellows

Since August 2018 the FOCUS Impact Fellows have been digging into and creating impactful projects within the regional healthcare safety net seen through a racial equity lens. This is the second year the program has focused on the issue of healthcare, with the generous support of the Missouri Foundation for Health. In December 2018 the Fellows divided into three working … Read More