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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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Alexis Marion

Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation
Los Angeles, CA
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 Junior Board. She studied Political Science, specifically the intersection between family and government, and graduated Cum Laude from Tufts University. Her life’s work has centered around foster care advocacy and working with foster teens in their successful transition to adulthood. Most recently, she worked at the Al Wooten, Jr. Heritage Center in their college readiness program. She is an avid volunteer and reader working on her Master's in Nonprofit Management from Antioch University, residing in Studio City, California.

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, November 20
 

11:45am EST