It was a year ago that plans were in full force for a major DLE event that earned bravos and headlines. Called The Big Reveal Open Forum: How Pittsfield Government Really Works, this standing room only program engaged a panel of city government leaders and more than 60 DLE community members and Berkshire County residents in lively conversations facilitated by DLE Advisory Board members.
Social distancing was not a topic of discussion.
There were no indoor dining restrictions, face mask requirements or screen fatigue screams.
How much our world has changed!
Amidst the unfathomable adversity of this pandemic-strangled year, the DLE has garnered remarkable resilience. Powered by an expansive, supportive community, this organization has fostered more connections, produced more content and inspired more learning than in our 13 years. Although the drive to do and give more brought major cost implications, DLE memberships and programs remained free, thanks to the sustained underwriting of founder Linda Dulye.
The DLE has been a trusted lifeline, connector and resource for combatting the isolation, stress and volatility of a vastly changed workplace – and life.
We end the year proud for advancing forward and excited to keep soaring in 2021. Here’s a graphic snapshot of our Year in Review.