Leading Change Together
The Points of Light Conference, happening June 14 – 16, 2023, is a global gathering for people, like you, who are passionate about civic engagement. With more than 50 educational workshops; inspirational leadership discussions; and opportunities to connect with peers, this conference offers something for every champion of social good.
June 14 – 16, 2023
Thanks to the generous support of our corporate partners UPS and Citi, Points of Light is offering a scholarship for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) nonprofit professionals to attend the 2023 Points of Light Conference as a learning opportunity for those seeking to further their knowledge of civic engagement efforts in their communities. It is available to BIPOC individuals at nonprofit 501c3 organizations based in the U.S. with annual operating budget less than $1 million. Individuals must be 18 or older. The application is open through March 31.
We’ve got a packed agenda of inspirational speakers from a cross-section of community engagement and social impact areas.
Choose from more than 50 workshops with actionable takeaways led by industry experts. Engage in compelling leadership discussions highlighting best practices in the social impact space.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND CONFERENCE
Whether you’re new to your role or have several years’ experience, you’ll be joined by attendees representing all 50 U.S. states and nations around the world. Plus, your participation can be applied to the education requirement for CVA certification or renewal, the only internationally recognized credential in the field of Volunteer Administration. This conference offers education, inspiration and connection — something for every champion of social good.
WHY ATTEND CONFERENCE
We know you need the partnership to continually invest in your ability and resources needed to tackle the complex issues that face our communities. At the Points of Light Conference, we’ve got the civic engagement secret sauce to get you re-energized. You’ll benefit from:
- Education: Experience more than 50 workshops with actionable takeaways led by industry experts.
- Inspiration: Engage in compelling leadership discussions highlighting best practices in the social impact space.
- Connection: Form relationships and engage in deep conversations or the sharing of ideas with 1,000+ fellow changemakers.
- Bonus! Your participation can be applied to the education requirement for CVA certification or renewal, the only internationally recognized credential in the field of Volunteer Administration.
“I kept coming back because the experience was so much more than I ever imagined.”
— Annette Sutfin, Nonprofit Attendee
The host hotel for the 2023 Points of Light Conference is the 4-star Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.
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