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2019 Conference

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

 
 
 

2019 Liberty Bank Foundation Conference

A lot has been said in the last few years about diversity, equity, and inclusion. Now it’s time to act. Nonprofits and funders are invited to attend our event where we’ll envision our hopes for the sector 20 years from now, and explore how to tear down the barriers that stand in the way of achieving them. We promise you a conversation that will be thought-provoking, insightful, uplifting, and fun!

Tuesday, June 4 — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

St. Clement’s Castle, Portland, CT

*** Thanks to our speakers and all who attended! ***

CONFERENCE AGENDA

 

8:30 am  Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast


9:00 – 9:15 am   Welcome


9:30 – 11:00 am Morning Workshops (choose one, from three separate sessions below)

1. Working Cities Challenge: A New Model for System Change

2. Community Engagement: Activating the Community Landscape for Systems Change

3. How to Drive Donor Engagement Using Social Media


11:15 am – Noon Keynote "Nonprofits' Necessary Existential Crisis: Are We Perpetuating the Injustice We Seek Address?" Presented by Vu Le, Executive Director, Rainier Valley Corps


Noon – 1:00 pm Lunch


1:15 – 3:00 pm Afternoon Workshop Sponsored by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy “Bending the Arc toward Justice: A Vision for Equity in the Community Benefits Sector” Facilitated by Vu Le


3:00 pm Closing Remarks/Conclusion

 

If accommodations are needed to attend the conference, please request via email to jbrosnan@liberty-bank.com no later than Friday, May 24.

KEYNOTE

Nonprofits' Necessary Existential Crisis: Are We Perpetuating the Injustice We Seek Address?

Presented by Vu Le, Executive Director, Rainier Valley Corps
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MORNING WORKSHOP I.

Working Cities Challenge: A New Model for System Change

Presented by David Radcliffe, Director, CT Working Cities Challenge
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Featuring Panelists: Amy Peltier, Initiative Director, East Hartford Connects;
and Joel Rivera, Director, Hartford Working Cities

Overview of the Working Cities Challenge in Connecticut (-PDF)
MORNING WORKSHOP II.

Community Engagement: Activating the Community
Landscape for Systems Change

Presented by Bill Traynor, Co-Founder and Partner, Trusted Space Partners
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Designing Pivotal Moments for Community Change (-PDF)
MORNING WORKSHOP III.

How to Drive Donor Engagement Using Social Media

Presented by Julia Campbell, Principal, Julia Campbell Social Marketing
LEARN MORE

How To Drive Donor Engagement (-PDF)  |  Social Media Worksheet (-PDF)  |  Social Media Policy Template (-PDF)
AFTERNOON WORKSHOP
SPONSORED BY THE CONNECTICUT COUNCIL FOR PHILANTHROPY

Bending the Arc toward Justice: A Vision for Equity
in the Community Benefits Sector

Facilitated by Vu Le, Executive Director, Rainier Valley Corps
LEARN MORE