Beth Meyer is the President and CEO of the non-profit Leading For Change (LFC). Through a variety of training programs, LFC works with leaders and emerging leaders to advance progressive values and social justice in their communities. More information on this organization is available at www.arizonaleadingforchange.org
Prior to joining LFC, Beth served seven years with the Center for Progressive Leadership as their National Vice President of State Operations working in Arizona, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Colorado. Earlier, she was with Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona (now PPAZ) as their Vice President of External Affairs for approximately five years.
Beth was also the owner and founder of Beth Meyer Public Relations & Advertising, a marketing and public relations firm. After almost 15 years, she sold the firm to become engaged in non-profit work full time.
Beth moved to Arizona from New York in late 1980 to work in an executive position for the Greyhound Corporation for four years. Prior to coming to Arizona she served in several leadership positions for Gulf + Western Industries (now Viacom) and the INA Corporation.
She has served on a number of Arizona-based Board of Directors, including the Community AIDS Council (co-founder), ACLU-Arizona, NARAL, Planned Parenthood, Phoenix Theatre, the Opera League, Defenders of Children, and the Arizona Advocacy Network. She currently serves on the Arizona Family Health Partnership Board of Directors responsible for managing Title X funds.
“Realizing Your Vision of Political/Civic Change”
Whether actively doing the work or just thinking about it, we all have one or more visions of change that we want to be promoting and advancing. From changing the criminal justice system, eliminating homelessness and safeguarding women’s choice TO voting rights and saving the environment, our passions are broad. This interactive workshop will help you to be strategic in creating change by understanding the role “root causes” play in your moving forward in your leadership and in meeting reasonable goals. You’ll leave this workshop with a strong understanding and knowledge of how to be effectively strategic and how to invest your time and resources. The only thing you need to bring to this workshop is your most prominent vision of change for today or the future. This does not need to be more than one sentence, i.e. “I want to reduce adult homeless in Maricopa County by 25% over the next five years,” or “Every public school high school should have medically accurate sex education.”