Agenda

The final, detailed agenda can be found here.

Wednesday February 26:  8am-4:30pm

  • Welcome/Intro
  • Inclusive Economies:  Jennifer Eberhardt (Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Stanford University and Author of Biased); Amy Liu (Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution); Andre Perry (Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution) – moderated by Nicole Taylor
  • Diverse Asset Management:  Robert Raben (President & Founder, The Raben Group and Executive Director, Diverse Asset Managers Initiative); Thurman White (Silicon Valley Community Foundation Board Member/Chair of Investment Committee); JoAnn Price (Hartford Foundation for Public Giving former Board Chair) – moderated by Helene Gayle
  • Trending Issues: Community Foundations in the National Media: Peter Panepento (Turn Two Communications) will help frame a group discussion about issues in the news of interest and import to Community Foundations (including DAFs)
  • Voting Matters: A conversation with Attorney General Eric Holder; and Valerie Jarrett (Senior Distinguished Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School and Senior Advisor to the Obama Foundation) – moderated by Helene Gayle
  • Cocktails and Dinner at the hotel (6:30pm)

Thursday February 27:  8:30am – 8pm

  • Welcome/Intro
  • Collaborative Partnerships:  Antonia Hernandez (CEO, California Community Foundation); Dr. Robert Ross (President & CEO of the California Endowment); Fred Ali (President and CEO, Weingart Foundation) – moderated by Fred Blackwell
  • Updates:  Dick Ober/CFON; Ellen Gilligan/CF Leads “Igniting the Future” Project; Nicole Taylor/DAF
  • Immigration Issues at the Border:  Andy Carey (Executive Director, Border Philanthropy Partners); Sue Saarnio (US Consul General to Mexico); Carlos Gonzalez (Mexico Consul General to US)
  • Offsite Visit to Casa Familiar in the border town of San Ysidro (depart hotel at 2pm): discussion with Andy Carey, Casa Familiar Center CEO Lisa Cuestas, Branch Chief of the Intergovernmental Affairs Office of the Commissioner of the Border Patrol Victor de Leon and U.S. Border Patrol Deputy Chief Patrol Agent Carl Landrum
  • Dinner at Living Coast Discovery Center

Friday February 28:  8am – 12noon

  • Welcome/Intro
  • Council on Foundations:  A Conversation with CEO Kathleen Enright
  • CEO and Board Chair Breakout Sessions (agendas TBD)
  • Wrap Up and Close