Community Connection Series – Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Community Leadership

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About this Event:

You’re invited to our next Community Connection Series virtual conversation, where regional community impact leaders in philanthropy – Acooa Ellis, Chanda Smith Baker and Pahoua Yang Hoffman – will reflect on progress, challenges and learnings from 2020, and how these insights are informing their approach to 2021.

Join us to hear from these visionary leaders and learn more about United Way’s role as part of a collective community-led response to the challenges of 2020, our goals for 2021 and levers for impact, our commitment to equity and planned work to address racism in our community, and how community voices have influenced and informed our work and impact.


  • Acooa Ellis, Senior Vice President of Community Impact, Greater Twin Cities United Way
  • Chanda Smith Baker, Chief Impact Officer and Senior Vice President of Impact, The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Pahoua Yang Hoffman, Senior Vice President of Community Impact, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

Virtual meeting information will be sent to registered attendees 24 hours before the event.

Space is limited.  RSVP by January 19.  



Please contact Anthony Bass at  with questions.

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Thu, Jan 21
1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.
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