Click March 2022 Horizons for the full text of the March Envision newsletter. Read about the success of Envision’s first ever World Futures Day celebration enjoyed by over 100 community leaders. Meet Christopher Smith, Green Bay’s new police chief, and other winter 2022 Strategic Foresight Workshop participants; Rashad Cobb, Greater Green Bay Community Foundation’s strategic looking Community Engagement Program Officer; and Envision’s training consultant, Garry Golden, an internationally regarded futurist. Discover research on trends highlighted by Envision Board members.
by Devon Christianson, Board Member
The “future” is the very bread and butter of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation (GGBCF). Recently GGBCF’s Community Engagement Program Officer, Rashad Cobb, shared with us his vision for a Community Foundation determined to invest in a better Green Bay community. “We have an opportunity to shape what a leader looks like in our community,” he said. “We’ve launched a task force on diverse and inclusive leadership. First, we have to help diverse individuals see themselves as leaders. Then we help agencies connect with those prospective leaders.” He explained that it doesn’t always work that way. “Right now, you have to be in the right circles before someone asks you to be on a board or committee – that’s what we need to change.”(more…)