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Molly Cox

Molly grew up in Corpus Christi, TX where she spent the majority of her adult life as a radio “personality.” She received her BA in theatre from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, then went on to get her master’s degree in political science from UTSA. Molly worked as the Director of UTSA’s Center for Policy Studies, where she led the Nonprofit Management and American Humanics Programs. Her focus in nonprofit capacity building grew to include her own consulting business, Nonprofit Fancy Pants. In March 2013, she joined SA2020 as the Chief of Engagement and in early 2015 became President & CEO of SA2020.

New Decade, New Leadership

My love affair with community visioning started ten years ago. I witnessed, as a volunteer table facilitator for the original visioning process, the power of thousands of people coming together to articulate a shared vision. In 2011, I consulted for

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Reflecting on a 2020 We Couldn’t Have Predicted

Crafting an end of year message, in general, is not my favorite. There is an expectation—maybe self-imposed—that it will inspire or deliver hope in a beautifully crafted paragraph or two. Then, the end of the year 2020 arrived… For the small

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A Thank You to Our Long-Term Leader

Sonia Rodriguez began her work with SA2020 in 2010 when she was tapped as one of the tri-chairs of what began as a community engagement process to create a ten-year vision for the future of San Antonio. In 2012, she

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My Top 40 List of SA2020 Moments

I’ve been with SA2020 since the jump, and since I’m turning 40 this year, I thought I’d make a list of the 40 things I think of when I think of SA2020. These are in alphabetical order, only ‘cause they

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Budget Times USA

I want to talk to you about budgets. No, wait! Don’t fall asleep. This is important! Each year, the City of San Antonio crafts their (our?) budget – arguably the most important policy document for our city—‘cause you can’t pass

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A Love Letter to Our Outgoing Board Chair

It’s a bizarre role a person must play when on the Board of Directors for a nonprofit organization. This volunteer position holds a lot of legal responsibility: duty of care, ensuring prudent use of all assets; duty of loyalty, ensuring

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SA2020 Turns 6!

On September 25, 2016, the community vision known as SA2020 will celebrate 6 years of existence. And in these six years, I can clearly say that the shifts in our community can be attributed to partnership, collaboration, and deliberate, thoughtful

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