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This amazing event for youth philanthropists ages 12-21 and the adults who support them from across the Northeast, was held at Brandeis University, just west of Boston in Waltham, MA. Youth philanthropists were able to share their practices in giving and grantmaking, learn together with sessions built for youth and adults, and have fun! 200 attendess from 20 different organizations attended this event.

Check out the amazing schedule that was planned for this event with presenters of all ages from across the region and the nation! Questions? Email Katherine@youthphilanthropyconnect.org

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Sunday, November 20
 

9:30am EST

Registration Opens
Sunday November 20, 2016 9:30am - 10:00am EST
Brandeis University 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453

10:00am EST

Opening Plenary with Light Breakfast
Join us for a light breakfast with an opening welcome from our organizers and special opportunity to get to know one another led by Danielle Oristian York from 21/64, who will be using 21/64's Picture Your Legacy.

Speakers
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Katherine Scott

Youth Philanthropy Connect
Katherine joined the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation to lead Youth Philanthropy Connect as Program Director. Katherine is excited to have her career come full circle as she began her experience in philanthropy in high school as a Youth Advisory Council member and leader for In Youth... Read More →
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Sheryl Seller

Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy, Brandeis University
Sheryl Seller is Sillerman’s Assistant Director. She coordinates the Generous U prize that provides a 10,000 grant to young philanthropists on college campuses. She also manages Sillerman Center Fellowships, and coordinates of Sillerman events and communications. Sheryl sits on... Read More →
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Youth Philanthropy Connect Leadership Team

The Leadership Team is a board of youth advisors that contributes to the development of Youth Philanthropy Connect, which includes defining the strategies and approaches that will develop the program and the educational conferences, and the content of the programming for youth. Want... Read More →
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Danielle Oristian York

21/64
Danielle Oristian York is the Managing Director at 21/64. She consults with multi-generational families, the next generation and their advisors on multigenerational engagement, financial literacy, and empowering the next generation.In addition to consulting, Danielle speaks nationally... Read More →


Sunday November 20, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EST
Sherman Function Hall

10:30am EST

@Stake: An Exciting Role-Playing Simulation!
@Stake is a role-playing and tabletop card game that fosters democracy, empathy, and creative problem solving for civic issues. Planning issues often involve conflicting interests coupled with deep resentments and community divides. Building a new highway, for example, is seldom only a question of the highway's design, but the destiny of the land, the community, and individual residents.

@Stake has traveled across the United States from the UNDP to healthcare to participatory budgeting to democracy conferences to help leading decisionmakers get to know one another and discuss tough issues.

Speakers
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Engagement Lab @ Emerson College

The Engagement Lab is an applied research and design lab dedicated to reimagining civic engagement for a digital culture. We find new ways for communities to bring their voice forward, and new ways for institutions to respond. We work with partners to co-design solutions to the most... Read More →
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Becky Michelson

Becky Michelson is a Boston-based strategic partnerships lead and design-researcher for social impact initiatives at The Engagement Lab at Emerson College. She is passionate about how marginalized communities can leverage participatory design and storytelling methods. Her approach incorporates design-thinking, playfulness, and qualitative research. This is why her work broadly spans from media literacy game development to civic media network building and NGO capacity building. Trained in Cultural Anthropology at University of California Davis, Becky has applied her passion for applied ethnography to research studies on storytelling for social change. Her work has been published in media literacy and social computing journals. She has facilitated dozens of games and design-thinking strategy sessions for leadership with: the United Way, Greenpeace, the Participatory Budgeting Project, and and the Office of Science and Technology Policy under the Obama Administration. She managed the production of The Public En, The Engagement Lab at Emerson College
Becky is a project manager and researcher who specializes in civic media research and production. Becky coordinates the Boston Civic Media network as well as the second cohort of the City Accelerator by Living Cities. She also manages the digital development of the game for deliberative... Read More →
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Jordan Pailthorpe

Engagement Lab
Jordan is a producer and project manager who specializes in production of digital games for social change. Jordan has led the creative production of Risk Horizon and Unlocking Health, tow digital games made for the World Bank, as well as other web application based projects such as... Read More →



Sunday November 20, 2016 10:30am - 11:35am EST
Sherman Function Hall

12:55pm EST

Pizza Lunch: Youth Making a Difference & Defining Philanthropy
Learn how youth are making a difference and more about philanthropy!  Together, for a fun lunch, we will learn with students from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the world's first school dedicated solely to the study and teaching of philanthropy.  

Speakers
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Brea

Youth Philanthropy Connect
Brea joins the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation as a Graduate Assistant to Youth Philanthropy Connect. She is currently completing her final year of Master’s work in philanthropic studies at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts... Read More →
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Pamela Larsen Clark

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Pamela Clark is currently serving as the director of Student Services and Admissions for the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She has been in this role since January of 2013, but has worked at IUPUI for fifteen years in various roles. She was the assistant director of Admissions... Read More →
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Erin Crowther

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Erin is a senior in the undergraduate Philanthropic Studies program, additionally pursuing certificates in Nonprofit Management and Events Management. After taking a trip to Kenya her freshman year of high school, Erin discovered her passion for wildlife conservation. In her future... Read More →
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Liz Raskopf

GMA Foundations
Liz joined GMA Foundations in October 2014. She serves as the foundation assistant to the Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust, the Herman and Frieda L. Miller Foundation, the A.C. Ratshesky Foundation, Sailors’ Snug Harbor of Boston, the Wellington Management Foundation, and an anonymous... Read More →


Sunday November 20, 2016 12:55pm - 1:40pm EST
Sherman Function Hall

2:50pm EST

Closing Activity
Speakers
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Youth Philanthropy Connect Leadership Team

The Leadership Team is a board of youth advisors that contributes to the development of Youth Philanthropy Connect, which includes defining the strategies and approaches that will develop the program and the educational conferences, and the content of the programming for youth. Want... Read More →


Sunday November 20, 2016 2:50pm - 3:15pm EST
Sherman Function Hall

3:15pm EST

College Tours (Youth) & Continued Expert Discussion (Adults)
Youth: While on a college campus, why not get a tour?  See a dorm room and get a college tour with insights into Brandeis University and the college experience.

Adults: You are welcome to join the tour OR the experts will stay for continued discussions. 

Sunday November 20, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm EST
Brandeis University 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453