Virtual Voices | How Did We Get Here? Part Two


We build upon our first session to examine Denver and Colorado’s long struggle to come to grips with the region’s racial history that still impacts us today. This conversation will challenge us to directly confront what racism means for Coloradoans and to provide ideas about what an antiracist and equitable practice of history looks like […]

Access Denver


For the busy senior-level executive, we’ve packed an overview of the issues facing the Denver metro area and opportunities to make valuable connections through exclusive networking events into this two-day program. Learn about the most critical issues facing our community Make connections to activate your personal network Raise your organization’s profile in the leadership community […]

2021 Leading Colorado


Virtually celebrate with us and our alumni at our annual Leading Colorado Luncheon! You won’t want to miss the live announcement of the 2021 9NEWS Leader of the Year. And, just because we can’t bump elbows, doesn’t mean we can’t connect with each other to support our Leading Colorado Scholarship Fund. 2021 9NEWS Leader of […]

Virtual Voices | Breaking Down Systemic Racism


Systemic racism is a form of racism that is embedded as normal practice within society or an organization. It can lead to such issues as discrimination in criminal justice, employment, housing, health care, political power, and education, among other issues. We are going to break this down at a high level to give the audience […]

Virtual Voices | Overcoming Denial and Resistance: Tools to Having Meaningful Race and Equity Conversations


Virtual Voices | Overcoming Denial and Resistance: Tools to Having Meaningful Race and Equity Conversations Many people naturally resist raising issues of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), because these issues can trigger feelings of a loss of power and control in others. So, what happens when you start to enact change and you’re met with […]

Virtual Voices | Advancing Racial Equity in Philanthropy: Driving systems change for equitable funding and community impact


You must formally register for this session using this link:   Moderator: Tasha Jones, President & Founder, LV Jones Consulting Guest Speaker: Javier Alberto Soto, President & CEO, The Denver Foundation   Join us for a candid conversation with Javier Alberto Soto, president and CEO of The Denver Foundation as we hear first-hand the challenges and […]

Virtual Voices | Cultivating Inclusive Leadership for the 21st Century


Moderator: Dr. Michael Benitez, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Metropolitan State University Guest Speaker: Dr. Brenda J. Allen, Former Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, UC Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus Do you want to deepen your understanding of how to become a more inclusive leader? At our next Virtual Voices session, we will […]

Leadership in Action: Panel and Networking

Leadership in Action: Panel and Networking Dec. 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Panel (Hybrid option), 5:30-7:30 p.m. Networking (In-person only)  | B:CIVIC Members and Leadership Foundation Alumni In-person: Denver Metro Chamber, 1445 Market St. Virtual: Zoom Colorado is the leader in social responsibility. Organizations are advancing the way they support employees, engaging with the community and advocating […]