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Celebrating Black History Month

We celebrate Black History Month, an opportunity to recognize the rich history of the Black community and honor the achievements individuals and their contributions to our global society.

February 1, 2022

Valley Leadership Selects 15 Arizonans For Inaugural Explore Program

Explore is the second of VL’s reimagined leadership development programs that will take participants to explore the wide...

January 25, 2022

Thank You, 2021 Impact Maker Team Members

With the holiday season upon us, we want to take time to express our gratitude for all the Impact Team members who have committed themselves this year.

December 13, 2021

Paige Soucie Joins Valley Leadership Team

Paige Soucie has joined the Valley Leadership team as our Director of Marketing & Communications. She’ll help us share how VL’s reimagined leadership development model and Impact Maker are making a difference on the most pressing issues facing the state.

December 11, 2021

VL Welcomes Public Ally, Bhavana Somayaji

Bhavana Somayaji joins the Valley Leadership team, where she’ll support VL’s leadership development programs, Catalyze and Explore, over the next 10 months as a Public Ally and Strategic Learning Program Coordinator. Get to know Bhavana and join us in welcoming her to the Valley Leadership team.

December 9, 2021

Explore the Impact Maker’s 2021 Accomplishments

As 2021 comes to a close, it's important than we take time to explore the Impact Maker teams accomplishments over the last year and a half.

December 7, 2021

Meet 3 VL Alums Supporting the Native American Community

November marks the start of Native American Heritage Month. Get to know three VL alums: Traci Morris, Hans Klose and Michelle “Mo” Osife.

October 29, 2021

5 Things to Know About Arizona

Explore will take VL alumni on a journey around Arizona. Get to know these unique facts about the 48th state.

October 28, 2021

$100,000 MolinaCares Accord Grant Creates New Partnership with Valley Leadership in Support of Re-Entry Focused Employment Programs in Arizona

The MolinaCares Accord, in collaboration with Molina Complete Care of Arizona, and Valley Leadership are launching a new Impact Maker team tasked with encouraging private sector employers in Arizona to remove barriers to employment for historically marginalized populations, including Medicaid recipients and the formerly incarcerated.

October 14, 2021

Valley Leadership Names 72nd Man & Woman of the Year

Kimber Lanning and Dr. Warren H. Stewart, Sr. will be Valley Leadership’s 72nd Man & Woman of the Year. The pair were selected because of their commitment to Arizona and track record of impact in the community, particularly on the state’s most pressing issues.

September 20, 2021

Celebrate Hispanic and Latinx VL Alumni

September 15 marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. With going back-to-school in mind for us at VL this month, we want to celebrate a few VL alums who are making an impact on the education landscape in Arizona.

September 2, 2021

Valley Leadership Selects 114 Arizonans for Catalyze

Valley Leadership has selected 114 Arizonans to be part of the inaugural class of Catalyze, a completely virtual program designed to set people up to take action in the community. The cohort represents a diverse cross-section of sectors, industries and experience.

September 1, 2021
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