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Each of you has greatness in you; don't let anyone lead you to believe anything different.

Leadership Alumni Spotlight

In June of 2020, Sarah Emmert, Director of Community Impact at United Way of Santa Cruz County, shared a powerful and inspirational commencement speech with the Class of 2020. As an alumni of the Leadership for Community Transformation program, it is a demonstration of transformational speaking in action.

"Each of you is an architect of your, and our, future. Take this opportunity to ask yourselves: what do you want to design, to create, to build? Each of you has a greatness in you; don't let anyone tell you or lead you to believe anything different."

As students begin an unprecedented school year, her words are more relevant now than ever. Take 3 minutes to take in and perhaps share her encouraging words of resilience and possibility!



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