Agenda

The final, detailed agenda will be published soon.  In the meantime, see what we’ve got planned!

Wednesday February 26:  8am-3:30pm

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Civic Engagement, Electoral Fairness: 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)
  • Cocktails and Dinner at the hotel (6:00pm)

Thursday February 27:  8am – 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)
  • Updates:  Dick Ober/CFON; Ellen Gilligan/CF Leads “Igniting the Future” Project
  • 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: discussion with Andy Carey, Casa Familiar Center CEO Lisa Cuestas, and Branch Chief of the Intergovernmental Affairs Office of the Commissioner of the Border Patrol Victor de Leon (depart hotel at 2:00pm)
  • 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