Proceeding from UN strategy the next 10 years were declared as the period for small farmers development. Major goals are reducing poverty and improving global food security. Small family farming, besides of poverty and food control, can also be a key to reaching some global goals: gender equality, good health and well-being, sustainable community growth, […]
Black Lives Matter, March for our Lives, Fridays for the Future—the next generation, defined as those under 40, are taking the lead on the most pressing issues we face today. As they take on societal problems, it only makes sense they will also influence the way institutions, governments, and individuals work together to address social change. From developing new funding vehicles to advocating to their local governments, the ways in which the next generation can contribute to these key issues must be heard and understood.
Leaders from both the private and public sector will kick off this workshop to provide additional context for the growing role the next generation is already having in the social impact space, touching on the importance of community involvement, social inclusion, and innovative models for financial and reputational support. Following this discussion, leaders from the Acacia Circle will work with attendees to understand the unique contributions participants can make by investing more than just financial resources, but also their time and skill set. Attendees will leave the workshop with a holistic view on how to engage in the philanthropy space to create lasting change alongside the next generation.
The Acacia Circle members, including Chelsea Toler-Hoffman, Sabah Husain, and Teddy Teece
Aram Nadjarian, Next Gen Chamber of Commerce
Rachelle Jacques, Keep Families Giving
Courtney Straus, JPMorgan
Katia Amado, Pathfinder International Mozambique