Nov. 4, 2020 1:00 pm

‘Resilience and Recovery’ a central theme at the Nov. 12 ADVANCE conference

ADVANCE returns as a virtual event with panels and presentations led by local leaders, including Alberto Ibargüen, Katherina Rosqueta, Sidney Hargro, Bill Golderer, and Omar Woodard.
ADVANCE is a half-day conference from Generocity dedicated to helping move forward ideas, organizations, and professionals that drive smarter impact.

This year’s conference will be held as an all-virtual event on Thursday, November 12, as part of PHLanthropy Week which runs November 9 – 14. In tandem with PHLanthropy Week’s focus on “Moving with Intent”, ADVANCE will focus on “Resilience and Recovery.” Between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. ET when the event closes, attendees will explore insights and ideas that will help them transform today’s toughest challenges into areas of learning and new opportunity.

ADVANCE 2020 features six sessions, each beginning as fireside chats with local social impact leaders. The day will be punctuated with breakout rooms where nonprofit professionals can share ideas and experiences with fellow attendees.

Speakers you can expect to hear from include:

The conference schedule is as follows:

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  • 9:00 – 9:30am – Welcome!
  • 9:30 – 10:00am – How has Philadelphia’s just recovery gone so far?
  • 10:30 – 11:00am – What must Philadelphia do to be better prepared for the next crisis?
  • 11:30 – 12:00pm – Real world policy changes for poverty alleviation now
  • 12:30 – 1:00pm – What can philanthropy and venture capital teach each other about solutions?
  • 1:30 – 2:00pm – How technology can help, and hurt, communities of color?
  • 2:30 – 3:00pm – How to take protests to policy
  • 3:20 – 3:30pm – Farewell

*Each discussion will be promptly followed by a 20-minute breakout session and a 10-minute break.

In addition to probing conversations with local leaders in philanthropy, CSR, and more, we have designed the day with the intent that you leave feeling inspired, motivated, and reinvigorated to move your mission (and career) forward.

Generocity is proud to partner with The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Philadelphia Chapter (AFP-GPC) to share two days of virtual events. Following ADVANCE is a National Philanthropy Day virtual awards event, to be held at 12 pm ET on Nov. 13th. Learn more here.

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Explore the Focus Forward Series

As part of this year’s event, we have interviewed several leaders in Philadelphia to get their thoughts and experiences on traversing issues such as the pandemic, economic shock, social injustice, and rising demands to eradicate racism. For the first in our interview series, Women’s Medical Fund Executive Director Elicia Gonzales explains how the organization prioritizes abortion funding while centering anti-racism. Subscribe to receive alerts with each newly published interview.

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