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October 2020

Brave, Bold Leadership for a Better Connecticut: Leader Convenings, Oct/Nov 2020

October 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Zoom
Free

Social impact leaders from across the nonprofit, public and private sectors are invited to join to connect, share ideas, and challenge and support each other. These conversations focus on leading for equity and justice, addressing organizational challenges and advancing innovative change.

Featured Leader: Chris Duffy, President and CEO, Leadership Greater Hartford
Moderator: Rocco Natale, Executive Director, Open Arts Alliance; LDR Alumnus

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Brave, Bold Leadership for a Better Connecticut: Leader Convenings, Oct/Nov 2020

October 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Zoom
Free

Social impact leaders from across the nonprofit, public and private sectors are invited to join to connect, share ideas, and challenge and support each other. These conversations focus on leading for equity and justice, addressing organizational challenges and advancing innovative change.

Featured Leader: Erik Clemons, CEO and President, ConnCAT
Moderator: Andréa Comer, Chief of Staff, CT Paid Leave Authority; Five Frogs Board Member

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Brave, Bold Leadership for a Better Connecticut: Leader Convenings, Oct/Nov 2020

October 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Zoom
Free

Social impact leaders from across the nonprofit, public and private sectors are invited to join to connect, share ideas, and challenge and support each other. These conversations focus on leading for equity and justice, addressing organizational challenges and advancing innovative change.

Featured Leader: Jeff Vanderploeg, President and CEO, The Child Health and Development Institute and The Children's Fund of Connecticut
Moderator: Fahd Vahidy, Philanthropic Advisor and Strategist, Graustein Family Office

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November 2020

Brave, Bold Leadership for a Better Connecticut: Leader Convenings, Oct/Nov 2020

November 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Zoom
Free

Social impact leaders from across the nonprofit, public and private sectors are invited to join to connect, share ideas, and challenge and support each other. These conversations focus on leading for equity and justice, addressing organizational challenges and advancing innovative change.

Featured Leader: Enid Rey, CEO and President, Our Piece of the Pie
Moderator: Andréa Comer, Chief of Staff, CT Paid Leave Authority; Five Frogs Board Member

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Brave, Bold Leadership for a Better Connecticut: Leader Convenings, Oct/Nov 2020

November 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Zoom
Free

Social impact leaders from across the nonprofit, public and private sectors are invited to join to connect, share ideas, and challenge and support each other. These conversations focus on leading for equity and justice, addressing organizational challenges and advancing innovative change.

Featured Leader: Novelette Peterkin, Chief Executive Officer, Carver Foundation of Norwalk, Inc.
Moderator: Fahd Vahidy, Philanthropic Advisor and Strategist, Graustein Family Office

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December 2020

LDR 2021 Information Session – Hosted by the Nonprofit Support Program at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

December 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Building on the experience of 280 LDR participants over the last 12 years, LDR 2021 will be an entirely virtual ten-month small cohort experience to help emerging leaders improve their leadership practice in tangible ways, so they can realize transformational, observable results. Hear from Five Frogs and LDR Founder, Meghan Lowney; Tracey Walker, CEO of Journey Found, referring ED; LaToya Tyson, Director of Harm Reduction & Prevention, ACT, LDR Alum; and Joe Buonannata, Manager, Program Operations, Inclusive Prosperity Capital, LDR Alum.

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LDR 2021 Information Session – Hosted by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

December 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom
Free

Building on the experience of 280 LDR participants over the last 12 years, LDR 2021 will be an entirely virtual ten-month small cohort experience to help emerging leaders improve their leadership practice in tangible ways, so they can realize transformational, observable results. Hear from Five Frogs and LDR Founder, Meghan Lowney; Bob Arnold, President and CEO of Family Centers, Five Frogs Board Member; Jennifer Barahona, CEO of Norwalk ACTS, LDR Alum; and Cristher Estrada-Perez, Program Evaluations Manager of RE-Center, Race and Equity in Education, LDR Alum.

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September 2021

Fall Meet-Up

September 29, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Brewport, 225 South Frontage Road
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Join our ED, Tricia Hyacinth, and connect with peers at Brewport (outdoor seating). Email alexis@fivefrogsct.org if you plan to stop by.

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October 2021

Peer Learning Cohort – BIPOC

October 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - November 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am
$395

Five Frogs, the organization building a powerful movement of diverse, representative leaders working together for an equitable Connecticut, invites BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) leaders to participate in a five-part series designed to support a cross-sector cohort in diving deeper into their personal liberation work while exploring how their experiences intersect with theories of identity, power, intersectionality, structural racism and oppression, and shame resilience.

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Peer Learning Cohort – White

October 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - November 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am
$395

Five Frogs, the organization building a powerful movement of diverse, representative leaders working together for an equitable Connecticut, invites White leaders to participate in a five-part series designed to support a cross-sector cohort in a process of education, self-agitation, and action towards racial equity.

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November 2021

LDR 2021 Celebration

November 4, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
BAR New Haven, 254 Crown Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Free

Join us to celebrate the 2021 LDR Cohort as they conclude the program and to welcome them into the wider Five Frogs network. Be sure to RSVP using the link below. Please note BAR’s COVID-19 Current Policy: EFFECTIVE 8/13/2021, WE ARE NOW REQUIRING PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION OR PROOF OF NEGATIVE COVID-19 PCR TEST (RECEIVED WITHIN THE PAST 72 HOURS). If vaccinated, please bring in your vaccination card or a clearly legible photo of your vaccination card on your phone.…

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LDR 2022 Virtual Info Session

November 8, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Zoom
Free

We are hosting a virtual LDR Information Session on Monday, Nov. 8 in partnership with Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Leaders will have an opportunity to learn more about our 2022 programs: LDR Nonprofit and Tri-Sector LDR. You will hear from our Executive Director and LDR alumni. This session will help you better understand both programs, their differences and determine which is right for you. We invite you to join us and/or to share this information with someone in your…

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