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Aki Sagi

Celebrating Women’s History Month With Our Explore Program Partners

This Women’s History Month we’re highlighting some inspiring female leaders throughout Arizona! Each of these women are a partner in one of the six cities that our Explore Program visits. We’ve had the privilege of connecting with exceptional women who are trailblazers in their communities and champions of sustainable impact throughout Arizona.

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Aki Sagi

Celebrating Black History Month with Teniqua Broughton

To celebrate Black History Month, we interviewed Teniqua Broughton to discuss the Racial Justice Collaborative. The Collaborative developed a Racial Justice Curriculum that is now used by organizations across Arizona. This initiative not only addresses the pressing issues of systemic racism and unconscious bias but also provides practical tools for addressing challenges within leadership organizations.

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Valley Leadership Selects 13 Arizonans For Explore Class 3

Thirteen Arizonans from the Valley Leadership alumni have been chosen for the third Explore program class. They will travel 1,700 miles to six communities across Arizona, engaging with 90 partners to understand diverse local issues. The program, running March to June and visits six different rural, urban, suburban, border and Native communities.

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with Dani Portillo

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we interviewed Dr. Dani Portillo, Superintendent of Roosevelt School District and graduate of both our Catalyze and Explore programs, to discuss her role at RSD and the importance of ensuring that our Hispanic population has equal access to educational opportunities and resources.

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Aki Sagi

Valley Leadership Names 74th Man & Woman of the Year

Angela Hughey and Brian Spicker will be Valley Leadership’s 74th Man & Woman of the Year. The two were selected because of their commitment to addressing Arizona’s most pressing issues, track record of community engagement and alignment with Valley Leadership’s Principles of Doing.

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Carrie Larson Joins Valley Leadership

Valley Leadership is excited to welcome Carrie Larson to the VL team! She brings her deep background in education to her role as the new Program Manager for our Catalyze program. Learn more about her in our latest blog post!

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Paige Soucie

Reflecting on a Year of Progress

Last year was an exciting year for Valley Leadership! We built on the foundations of the first year of our reimagined programming and expanded the work of the Impact Maker. Let’s take a look at some of the important accomplishments over the last year.

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