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

11:45am EST

Youth 201: Better Understanding Nonprofits for Better Impact
You have been grantmaking to nonprofits, and now you want to better understand how they have impact and even how they operate! Come to this engaging session to learn more about nonprofit management, how nonprofits work, and how you can better understand them to be a better grantmaker and community member.  

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Stephanie Hurley

Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy, Brandeis University
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Alexis Marion

Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation
Alexis met the Fox family when she was 12 years old as a foster youth. She has been around the foundation since its inception and its work has influenced her path. Alexis is the Program Officer for the Foundation, supporting grantees and serving as the advisor for the Foundation’s... Read More →

Sunday November 20, 2016 11:45am - 12:45pm EST

1:45pm EST

Youth 201: Activist Bootcamp- Elevating Your Voice for Advocacy
Explore the power you have to make meaningful change in your community! In this interactive, teen-led session, you will think critically about 'power', learn about methods of change and hear about how young people have used their voice to make their communities a more just place. We hope you will leave feeling empowered and excited to do your own advocacy work in your home communities!


Iman Ali

Boston Mobilization

Orly d'Ablemont Burnes

Boston Mobilization

Mariko Dodson

Boston Mobilization
Mariko Dodson grew up in Boston and is proud to call both New England and Southern California home. As a 4th generation (Yonsei) Japanese American, Mariko feels pulled to the intersection of her multiracial heritages. She holds a B.A. in Sociology from Occidental College, and her... Read More →

Javier Orozco

Boston Mobilization
Javier Orozco works as a college intern with Boston Mobilization. He is a second year Sociology and Studio Art double major at Boston College. In his hometown of Los Angeles he has been involved with organizations including InnerCity Struggle, the YMCA, and the Brothers, Sons, Selves... Read More →

Olivia Weiss

Boston Mobilization

Sunday November 20, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm EST
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