IMPACT REPORT

July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021

This past year, the Weldon Cooper Center published its first five-year strategic plan to better align our work with the University's vision, the needs of Virginia communities across the Commonwealth, and our values of access, collaboration, communities, and impact. Putting our goals into action during a global pandemic required us to innovate and adapt by moving leadership development programs online and shifting our research initiatives to meet the immediate needs of communities dealing with the effects of COVID-19. As was true for many organizations, this was a challenging year for the Cooper Center, but we found new ways to deliver our public service mission, managed with fewer resources, and rediscovered the resilience of Virginia communities. We thank you for your continued support. 

 

 

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"Guided by the core values of access, collaboration, community, and impact, each of our teams thoughtfully engaged in public impact research and leadership development over the past year with the specific intent of addressing issues posed by the public health crisis, as well as those that have traditionally forced leaders across sectors to make difficult decisions."

Larry Terry, Executive Director

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