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Leading With Dignity in Turbulent Times

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How can early childhood leaders stay true to their ideals of leading and serving with dignity, regardless of the circumstances at play? Like many, the Carole Robertson Center for Learning faced this question head on during the COVID-19 pandemic and a year grounded in the fight for racial justice. One of the largest early childhood and youth development nonprofit organizations in Chicago, the Carole Robertson Center serves more than 1,000 children and their families every day, with a significant presence on the city’s West Side. In this talk, the Center’s President & CEO and Vice President of Programs & Impact will share their leadership philosophies and lessons learned in service to their community and staff members during an extraordinary year.

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