Join us for the 2018 Lora M. Robins Speaker Series. This three-part series presented by Leadership Metro Richmond and The Robins Foundation will focus on how experiences of trauma impacts our youth inside and outside of the classroom.

Learnings from the Making of "Paper Tigers" and
"Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope"
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Conference Center Gallery at Reynolds Parham Campus
Mr. James Redford
Filmmaker and Co-Founder of The Redford Center

The Crisis of Urban Education
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Massey Conference Center Auditorium at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Dr. Christopher Emdin
Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education, Columbia University

All sessions are 8:30 - 11:00am

Tickets: $50 per session

Student tickets also available (must be enrolled full-time)

PLEASE NOTE: No refunds unless event is cancelled.



Leadership Quest Recruitment Receptions

Each year, LMR accepts a diverse group of community leaders into its flagship program, Leadership Quest. Through a ten-month program — which includes formal community leadership training, access to high-impact decision-makers, and networking opportunities to name a few — these individuals develop the necessary framework to make a positive and lasting impact in the greater Richmond Region. Join us for an evening of conversation and refreshments to learn more about the organization and the application process. We hope you will consider applying for the Class of 2019.

DATE: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
TIME:  5:30PM - 7:30PM
LOCATION: Williams Mullen
200 South 10th Street, Richmond

DATE: Thursday. March 8, 2018
TIME:  5:30PM - 7:30PM
4501 Highwoods Parkway, Glen Allen

DATE: Thursday, March 22, 2018
TIME:  5:30PM - 7:30PM
LOCATION: Bon Secours Sarah Garland Jones Center
2600 Nine Mile Road, Richmond

DATE: Thursday, April 12, 2018
TIME:  5:30PM - 7:30PM
LOCATION: Steam Bell Beer Works
1717 Oak Lake Boulevard, Midlothian


Do you represent a local nonprofit in search of new board members?  Are you interested in serving on the board of a mission-driven organization?  If you answered yes to either (or both) of those questions, we invite you to join us for this year's LMR Board Connector Reception.

Please note that all participating nonprofits must have an Organizational Portrait on GiveRichmond, and individuals seeking board service opportunities must either be an LMR member or an employee of one of our corporate partners.

Thus far we have registered the following organizations in search of new board members:

- Communities in Schools of Chesterfield
Connor's Heroes
- Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now)
Heart Havens
Junior Achievement of Central Virginia
Richmond Triangle Players
- SPARC (School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community)

DATE: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
TIME: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
LOCATION: Weinstein Jewish Community Center
5403 Monument Avenue