Mary Donnelly-Crocker of Young and Healthy

For 2017-2018, the steering committee is continuing to focus on a variety of topics of interest to the membership.

Meeting Dates 2017 – 2018

*Unless specified, all meetings are from 8:30am-10:00am

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Host: Cynthia Bengtson Budzyn, Executive Director of Leadership Pasadena

Topic: Holiday Party

Address: DusitD2 Hotel Constance Pasadena

928 E Colorado Blvd

Pasadena, CA 91106

Parking: Free street parking on Green or $5.00 valet parking

Details: Complementary

– Soft drinks

– Appetizers

– No host bar

– Music

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Host: Judy Chirlin

Speaker: Linda Fowells

Topic: Collaboration: Best Practices – What does it look like?

Address: Western Justice Center

55 S. Grand Ave.

Parking: Free street parking

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Host: Meg Symes

Speaker: Nancy Berlin

Topic: Advocacy and Systems Change

Address: Cancer Support Community Pasadena

76 E Del Mar Blvd #215

Pasadena, CA 91105

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Host: Lisa J. Cavelier

Speakers: Allen Edson (NAACP), Jorge Camarena (Journey House), Brenda Castillo-Nogales (Nat. Hispanic Media Coalition) and LaWayne Williams (Tournament of Roses)

Topic: Diversity/Inclusion/Equity Panel – Ask Questions, Framework

Address: Collaborate Pasadena

236 W. Mountain Street, Suite 108C

Pasadena, CA 91103

Parking: in the back area which is Banbury Alley

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Host: Connie Aguilar

Topic: Diversity/Inclusion/Equity at the Board and Leadership Level

Address: Options for Learning

2465 E. Walnut Street

Pasadena, CA 91107

Tel: (626) 204-3526 |Fax: (626) 449-1601

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Host: Kathleen Ruddy

Topic: General Discussion and Planning For Next Year

Address: St. Baldrick’s Foundation | Conquer Childhood Cancers

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Host: Marchelle

Speaker: Sheri Bonner, Planned Parenthood

Topic: Energy Management vs. Time Management

Location: Charity on Top

We are looking for organizations and leaders willing to host some of our upcoming meetings in 2017 ! Please contact Elizabeth Dever at to sign-up to host!

All meetings take place the second Wednesday of the month from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. at a variety of member nonprofit organizations. If you are interested in hosting a meeting or have an idea for a speaker, please contact Elizabeth Dever, Steering Committee Chair at 213-842-0229.

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