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July 26 — LP Mid-Summer Mixer: Celebrate Farewell to The Plastic Bag! (LP Web Site Article)


July 24 — Leadership Pasadena Summer Informational Breakfast (LP Web Site Article)


May 20 — Join the LP 2012 Pasadena Marathon Team! (LP Web Site Article)


May 3 — LP Class of 2012 Graduation (LP Web Site Article)


April 17 — Collaborate Now! Be the change and help transform the culture of education. (LP Web Site Article)


March 15 — Starting the New Year Right: Effective Time Management (LP Web Site Article)


February 20 — Pasadena nonprofit [Collective Voices] tests new website (Pasadena Star-News)


Beginning of year — 50 Inspiring Charities (THE Pasadena Foothills Magazine)


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October 27 — LP Alumni Mixer at Hamburger Hamlet (LP Web Site Article)


September 17 — 2011 Alumni Retreat (LP Web Site Article)


June 3 — LP Class of 2012 Recruiting (LP Press Release)


May 13 — LP Class of 2011 Graduation (LP Web Site Article)


May 4 — Leadership Pasadena: Class Graduation, Honoring Mary Donnelly-Crocker and Mikala Rahn, and Launch of New Youth Leaadership Program (LP Press Release)


March 31 — artWORKS: “Our First Student Exhibition!” (LP Web Site Article)


March 26 — Spring 2011 Alumni Retreat: “Team Tools You Can Use” (LP Web Site Article)


March 23 — Leadership Pasadena Now Accepting Applications for Class of 2012 (LP Press Release)


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Feb. 17 — Q&A: Pasadena marathon founder looks ahead [Interview with LP Board Member Israel Estrada] (Pasadena Star-News)


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Nov. 16 — Ten Years Strong for Leadership Pasadena as 24 are Honored (LP Press Release)


Nov. 5 — Leadership Pasadena Announces Honorees for Tenth Anniversary Event (LP Press Release).


Oct. 26 — Leadership Pasadena Honors Founders at Tenth Anniversary Celebration on November 12 at the Caltech Athenaeum (LP Press Release)


Oct. 7 — Spitzer Telescope yields new ring around Saturn [LP Vice Chair Gordon Squires, PhD, is Assistant Director for Public Affairs of the Spitzer Space Telescope] (Pasadena Star-News)


Oct. 6 — Pasadena Gets 40 New “BigBelly” Solar Trash Cans [LP Project becomes part of Green City Action Plan] (Pasadena Independent)


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Sept. 3 — Want to Expand Your Talent Pool? Go Back to School [with interview of LP Board Member Tom Coston] (Advertising Age)


June 20 — DVD Offered About Emergency Prep (Pasadena Star-News)


May 25 — Disaster Preparedness Program Replays on 55 KPAS and Pasadena City Website (Public Affairs – City News, City of Pasadena)


May 18 — Pasadena is Getting a Big Belly (Neighborhood Connections, City of Pasadena)


May 17 — Leadership Pasadena Graduates New Leaders! (Pasadena Journal)


May 17 — Day of 1,000 Volunteers Brings Community Together (Pasadena Independent)


May 12 — Day of 1,000 Volunteers (Community Without Walls)


May 4 — Celebrating Leadership: Class of 2007 Graduates (Pasadena Star-News)


May 4 — Leadership Program Honors Graduates (Pasadena Independent)


April 26 — Leadership Pasadena Appoints New Program Facilitator (Pasadena Independent)


April 16 — Leadership Pasadena Appoints Barbara Cavalier as Program Facilitator (LP Press Release)


April 15 — Cavalier Trains Pasadena Leaders (Pasadena Star-News)


Spring — Leadership Pasadena Scholarship and Community Project Funds (Community Matters, Pasadena Community Foundation)


March 15 — Leadership Pasadena Announces Information Sessions for Emerging Community Leaders (LP Press Release)


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March – April — Leadership Pasadena invites you to write down what Pasadena means to you ... (Pasadena In Focus)


Businesses Face New Strategies, Speaker Asserts: Cal State LA Professor Cites Technology in Address to Leadership Pasadena Grads (Pasadena Star-News)


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Fall — Providence RI Public Library Wins 2004 Mora Award [LP organized Hispanic-awareness program for Pasadena Public Library] (REFORMA Newsletter)


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June 20 — Training Leaders for a Better Pasadena (From the pages of ... Caltech336)


April 13 — Pasadena Economy Looks Healthy, Experts Warn that Despite Strengths, U.S. Still Vulnerable (Pasadena Star-News)


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Sept. 25 — Leadership Pasadena Plays Role in Community, Group Stresses Strength at the Local Level (Pasadena Star-News)


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Some More Events

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Wine Tasting Benefit for LP

Letter from Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Honoring Leadership Pasadena, its founders, and all its members celebrating LP’s Tenth Anniversary.

LP Members at California Speaks

LP Members Participate in 2007 Statewide Health Care Forum: LP members were among the facilitators and analysts for CaliforniaSpeaks, informing and receiving feedback from over 3,000 Californians, linked by the Internet, for a report to the Governor and state legislative leaders, in attendance.


LP 2007 Breakfast at Caltech

2007 Caltech “Breakfast of Champions”: Past and present board members as well as other LP members presented a fresh picture of LP and encouraged everyone to send someone in their company through the LP program in 2008.


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LP Grad 2011 Flyer

Class of 2011 Graduation: Sponsored by Paseo Colorado, Parsons Corporation, Piccolo Florist, Noor Restaurant, and California Institute of Technology.


Wine Tasting Benefit for LP

The Heart of Food + Wine + Charity: Third Annual Women’s City Club of Pasadena Fundraiser, benefiting Leadership Pasadena, on October 15, 2010.


LP 2007 Breakfast at Caltech

The Leadership Pasadena Founders Honored: Legacy Honorees assembled during Leadership Pasadena's Tenth Anniversary Celebration at the Caltech Athenaeum on November 12, 2009.



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We will honor individuals for their different values and experiences, appreciating the ideas and beliefs of others while challenging our own assumptions and beliefs.

We give unconditional support and effort to our cause and the community that last over time.

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We will bring people together to foster creative solutions — building on strengths, transforming traditions.

We will work together to share resources and ideas so that everyone benefits from individual or group achievements.

We will model individual commitment and accountability by taking action when seeing that something needs to be done.

We will seek purpose in life and organizational pursuits as we serve others and our community.

We will be the driving force that brings leaders from all sectors of our community together to determine and work toward a shared vision of success.

We will dare to pursue life passionately and seek to tap the unlimited human spirit in our pursuits.