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Celebrating Black Leaders in Arizona

Today marks the start of Black History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements and impact of African Americans. As we celebrate, we want to highlight leaders in Arizona.

February 1, 2021

Three Commitments to Make this Year

January compels us to make commitments. And, as someone who spends a lot of time thinking about leadership development, I’m coming to realize that commitment is truly the core of adaptive leadership. Commitment is the through line that connects the pillars of adaptive leadership and transforms them into a roadmap that all of us can follow.

January 20, 2021

Ready to Lead in 2021?

You’re no doubt ready to hit the ground running as we start off 2021, and so is VL. If getting engaged in the community is a resolution for you, we’re here to help.

January 6, 2021

Looking Back on 2020: 12 Days of Impact

As 2020 comes to a close, Valley Leadership’s Impact Maker – and the leaders and community organizations who power its work to strengthen Arizona – has had a busy year. To get into the holiday spirit, we’re looking back on the difference they’ve made and counting them down as 12 Days of Impact.

December 18, 2020

U.S. Bank donates $100,000 to Valley Leadership as part of its $15 million Rebuild and Transform Fund

U.S. Bank today announced $100,000 in donations to Valley Leadership as part of its $15 million U.S. Bank Foundation Rebuild and Transform Fund, addressing systemic racial inequities in small business, housing and workforce advancement.

December 3, 2020

How Is a River Formed?

I keep thinking about a proverb that Jack McCain learned when he was in Afghanistan: drop by drop, a river is made. He acknowledged, as so many of us have, that change can take time, but those small changes add up. Our Impact Maker teams work on big, challenging issues that can mean rethinking how our systems are made – and they’ve been busy in these last few months. Drop by drop, they’re having impact and making progress.

November 9, 2020

Watch the 71st Man and Woman of the Year Event

Three exceptional Arizona leaders were honored as part of Valley Leadership’s virtual Man and Woman of the Year event on Thursday, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. Watch now!

November 2, 2020

How Impact Maker is Living Up to Its Name in Arizona

Find out the impact that Valley Leadership's Impact Maker teams have had so far.

October 7, 2020

What’s Your Impact?

What does impact mean to you? At Valley Leadership, we work to give you the tools to take action and lead at any level – and to make your own impact.

October 5, 2020

5 Things You Don’t Know about the 71st Woman of the Year

Karrin Taylor Robson is the 71st Woman of the Year. She'll be honored – along with Man of the Year Kenneth J. Schutz and Inaugural Person of the Decade, Sen. John McCain – at the virtual 71st Annual Man and Woman of the Year event on Oct. 29.

September 23, 2020

5 Things You Don’t Know about the 71st Man of the Year

Strong, diverse leadership is our advantage as we work to create a stronger Arizona. That’s why every year we celebrate outstanding community leaders. Kenneth J. Schutz will be honored – along with Woman of the Year Karrin Taylor Robson and Inaugural Person of the Decade, Sen. John McCain – at the virtual 71st Annual Man and Woman of the Year event on Oct. 29.

September 15, 2020

4 Ways to Connect and Engage

The pandemic has changed a lot in our day-to-day lives, but we hope we can continue to be a source for you to connect, be inspired and get involved with the most pressing issues facing Arizona.

September 9, 2020
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