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What does Asian Pacific American Heritage Month mean to me?

Posted on May 27, 2021, by

Irene Strohbeen (highlighted) and her 5th grade class. By Irene Strohbeen, Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region volunteer Growing up in the 1960s and 70s in Urbana, Ill., without an Asian American community, I struggled to grasp what the Chinese American part of my identity meant to me. We were children of Chinese Filipino […]

Leadership takeaways

Posted on Oct 3, 2013, by

After attending the Council on Foundations’ Fall Conference for Community Foundations in San Diego last week with my colleague Shelly Leadley, our director of donor services, and 700 other people, we left with these key takeaways shared at one of the sessions on community leadership: