2018 Annual Conference Program - with files

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Tuesday, 10/2

6:00 - 7:00 a.m.
7:15 - 8:15 a.m.
Morning Yoga
9:30-11:30 a.m .  CEO Track Kick-Off - Trust-Based Philanthropy
10:00-11:00 a.m.  First-Time Attendee Gathering
12:00-1:30 p.m. Native Blessing, Welcome & Keynote
Anand Giridharadas and Kevin Walker 
1:45-3:15 p.m. Session Block 1 (A-F) 
  A. Embodying Trust-Based Practice
Brenda Solarzano, Phil Li
  B. In it for the Long Haul: Philanthropy's Role in
Strengthening Democracy

Remy Trupin, Kirsten Harris-Talley,
Liz Dupee, Lauren McLean
  C. The Art of Social Change: KNOW Native America!
Lulani Arquette, Crystal Echohawk
  D. Designing and Facilitating Powerhouse Convenings
Ted Lord
  E. Pushing Equity Further: Disability Justice as a Tool
to Work With Those Most Impacted

Michael Reyes Andrillon, Tonisha Toler
Waddah Khaled Sofan, Myrlaviana Perez-Rivier
  F. CEO Track – Special Conversation with Anand Giridharadas,
Facilitated by Richard Woo

Anand Giridharadas, Richard Woo
3:15 - 3:45 p.m. Break with Optional Meditation 
3:45 - 5:15 p.m.  Session Block 2 (G-M)
  G. Census 2020: Philanthropy and the Power of 
Statewide Coalitions

The Foraker Group, Yakima Valley Community Foundation
  H. What's Leadership Got to Do With it? Investing in Capacity
Building in Changing Times

Susan Dobkins, Mozart Guerrier, Uma Rao
  I. Building Community Philanthropy: The Power of Networks
  J. Catalytic Investments for Rural Communities
Roque Barros, Kiki Tidwell, Karla Miller
  K. Community Voice: Addressing Health Equity
Through Philanthropic Partnerships

Kendra Witt-Doyle, Elizabeth Ripley, Diane Oakes
  L. Put Your Money Where Your DEI Statement Is: 
Equitable Grantmaking in Practice

Mijo Lee, Sarah Tran
  M. Workforce Development and Education
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Yoga Nidra
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception at the Basque Block

Wednesday, 10/3

6:00 - 7:00 a.m.
7:15 - 8:15 a.m.
Morning Yoga
8:00 a.m. -
4:30 p.m.
Blueprint for Impact Investing: Full-Day Worshop
for Teams of CFOs and Trustees

8:30 - 10:00 CEO Breakfast Session 
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. No Program Breakfast - Networking Encouraged!
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Optional - Conversation with the U.S. Census Bureau
Nicholas Jones, Hyon Shin, Matthew Spence
Optional - Information Session for Momentum Fellow Hosts
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.   Session Block 3 (N-T)
  N. Funding Real News for Real Impact: Four Case
Studies on Community-Funded Journalism

Joaquin Alvarado, Jonathan Martin
LaMonte Guillory, Venice Buhain
  O. Why A Diverse Philanthropic Sector Matters
Erin Thomas, Crystal Jackson
  P. Partnering Across Generations: Journeys in Action
in Family Philanthropy

Annie Hernandez, Kim Wright
  Q. Nonprofit Perspectives on Capacity Building
Amy Little, Laurie Wolf, Jim White, Laura Pierce
  R. What Gives? Breaking Through Management-Staff
Disconnects to Enhance Effectiveness and Advance Equity

Tamir Novotny, Paul Kim, Liz Posey
  S. Giving Within/To/From Native Communities in the
Pacific Northwest: What We've Heard

Christine Dupres, Se-ah-dom Edmo
  T. Honoring the Past, Reimagining the Future:
Learning from Idaho

Natalie Camacho Mendoza
11:45 a.m. -
12:45 p.m.
Lunch Plenary: Judy Belk
12:45 - 1:15 p.m. Break with Optional Meditation
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. Session Block 4 (U-AA)
  U. Achieving the Big Social Change We Seek: 
Why Philanthropy Must Support Policy Advocacy

Misha Werschkul, Lauren Necochea, Sam Byrd,
Michael Brown, Karen Bilowith
  V. Statewide Capacity Collaborative
  W. Strategic Employee Engagement - How Employee Resource
Groups and Employee Giving Can Support Corporate Goals

Maryann Fiala, Susi Collins,
Russ StoddardCassandra Mitchell
  X. Moving the Needle on Youth Homelessness
Raphael Hartmann, Holly Bamford, Nick Bayard
  Y. Not Your Mother's Scholarship Program: Emerging
Trends for Scholarship Providers

Gunner Scott, Susan Anderson, Shelby Weitzel
  Z. Supporting Veterans
  AA. Trustee Salon
Ted Lord
2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Groups gather for Learning Tours
3:00 -
5:30/6:00 p.m.
Learning Tours
  Introspective Learning Journey: Talk Story Workshop
Richard Woo
  Building and Supporting Transformative
Community-Led Campaigns 

Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence
  Education Innovations and Human-Centered Design
One Stone School
  Addressing Homelessness through Diverse Collaborations
Home Partnership Foundation, City of Boise
  Wraparound Services for Refugee Communities
Jannus, Idaho Office of Refugees
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Walking Tour: Local Art
Karen Bubb, City of Boise
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Statewide Capacity Collaborative Hosted Happy Hour
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Optional: Dine-Arounds
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. CEO Cohort Dinner 
8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Reception Hosted by CHANGE Philanthropy


Thursday, 10/4

6:00 - 7:00 a.m. Morning Yoga 
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast Plenary and Membership Meeting: 
Women's Leadership Across the Region

Kiran Ahuja, Karen Bilowith, Aleesha Towns-Bain,
Mary Rutherford, Luz Vega-Marquis, Mychal Cherry
10:15 - 11:15 a.m.   Pretty Good Tools With The Giving Practice
  Transformational Governance via 
Generative Conversations

Lisa Fisher
  When Pictures Are Truly Worth 1,000 Words
Jan Jaffe
  De-Clutter Your Grantmaking Process
Anne Katahira, Leslie Silverman
  Talking About Evolutions
Mark Sedway
  Impact Investing
Rosalie Sheehy Cates
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Tax Reform Impact on Tax-Exempt Organizations
Wendy Campos, Colleen Ramires - Moss Adams, LLP
11:30 - 12:40 Philanthropy Interrupted Talks
  Topics Will Include Opioid Crisis/Response,
Real-Time Policy Conversations, Decolonizing Wealth, 
Philanthropy as a "Big Tent", Establishing a 501c4 for 
12:40 - 2:00 Closing Lunch Plenary: Philanthropy Leans In 
  Conversation moderated by Richard Liu, Anchor, MSNBC
  Dana Arviso
Director, Unite:Ed, University of Washington (formerly Potlatch Fund)
  Sonya Campion
President, Campion Advocacy Fund;
Trustee, Campion Foundation
  Vanessa Daniel
Executive Director, Groundswell Fund