Tag: Lunch with a Leader

April 21, 2015

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership April 21, 2015 12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch with a Leader provides students with the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders…

April 7, 2015

by Justine Dodgen Sherry Lansing – Translating a high-power career into impact on education Did you ever think that your high school math teacher might one day be one of Hollywood’s…

March 16, 2015

by Jeremy Loudenback Despite his soft-spoken public persona, Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard casts a long shadow. Over the course of his 16-year tenure, most current Pasadena schoolchildren have grown up knowing…

February 24, 2015

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership February 24, 2015 12:00pm to 1:30pm Bill Bogaard served four terms as Mayor of Pasadena, after taking office in 1999 as the City’s first…

February 18, 2015

by Justine Dodgen While Pasadena City Hall may be best known for its appearances on the hit show Parks and Recreation, it is also home to one of the longest-governing mayors…

February 4, 2015

by  Justine Dodgen Last week, former CEO of Los Angeles County Bill Fujioka joined students at the Bedrosian Center’s Lunch with a Leader event to discuss his ideas about leadership…

January 28, 2015

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership January 27, 2015 12:00pm to 1:30pm Fujioka is a public administrator with 34 years of experience in local government.  He served as Chief Executive…

January 21, 2015

by Jeremy Loudenback For William T. Fujioka, a distinguished 40-year career in public service began in humble circumstances. In 1972, Fujioka started working in the public sector as a custodian…

December 20, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback At the Bedrosian Center’s Lunch with a Leader program last week, Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Doane Liu recalled with pride how he first got a taste for public…

December 10, 2014

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership December 9, 2014 12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch with a Leader provides students with the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders…

December 4, 2014
November 12, 2014

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership November 11, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm Lunch with a Leader provides students with the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders…

November 6, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback This past June, Robert Garcia shattered three glass ceilings. Garcia made history by becoming the first Latino and the first openly gay mayor of Long Beach by triumphing…

October 16, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback The way Steve Soboroff remembers it, the most significant development in Los Angeles in 75 years started with a helicopter ride. As he was riding high above the…

October 6, 2014

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership October 6, 2014 12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch with a Leader provides students with the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders…

October 1, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Over the past 20 years, there are few people who have played a more active role in the public life of Los Angeles than Steve Soboroff. In the…

September 8, 2014

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership September 8, 2014 12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch with a Leader provides students with the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders…

September 3, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback In the June, only a quarter of California voters cast ballots in the state’s primary election, a record low. In Los Angeles, similar concerns about voter turnout aren’t…

May 5, 2014

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership March 5, 2014 12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch with a Leader provides students with the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders…

March 24, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Michael Govan may hesitate to call himself a good leader, but his record speaks for itself. Since Govan first took the reins at the Los Angeles County Museum…

March 14, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback If you thought that libraries were just in the business of lending books, you may not have been into a Los Angeles Public Library under John Szabo’s watch.…

March 3, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Museums have traditionally been designed as lofty displays of city treasures, part of a high-minded celebration of civic pageantry. But more recently, museums are no longer content to…

February 13, 2014

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership February 13, 2014 12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch with a Leader provides students with the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders…

February 11, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback After winning election in a contentious race to replace Steve Cooley as district attorney of Los Angeles County, Jackie Lacey hasn’t had the opportunity to rest on her…