EDUCATING LEADERS

THE 40th class of leadership st. louis

In 2016, 64 participants graduated from the 40th class of Leadership St. Louis, marking FOCUS St. Louis' longest-running program. 

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creating transformative
experiences

Time and again, FOCUS program participants describe their experience as life-changing, both personally and professionally. 

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increased demand for
custom programming

To better meet the diverse training needs in our region, FOCUS expanded its customized programming for organizations.

 

CONNECTING LEADERS

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focus impact fellows program launched

Our newest leadership program offers emerging and experienced leaders the opportunity to work together to address regional issues.

Connecting Young Professionals To STL

Attracting, retaining and engaging young professionals is a key priority for our region - and the Connect With St. Louis initiative.

Another Sold-Out What's Right with the Region 

The 19th Annual What's Right with the Region Awards brought together more than 400 community members for an evening of celebration.

 

FACILITATING THE IMPORTANT CONVERSATIONS

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phase 2 of the for the sake of all project completed

FOCUS partnered with the For the Sake of All initiative to engage the community in discussions around racial health disparities.

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charting our course with a new strategic plan

Civic engagement, both as an organization and for our alumni, continues to be a top priority for FOCUS St. Louis.

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Expanding our reach through community events

Over the past year, FOCUS partnered with numerous organizations on policy forums and community conversations.