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CHANGE Philanthropy | 2019 Unity Summit

Call for Session Ideas Design Options


We are accepting content ideas for the following Summit programming formats:


Movement-Building Strategy Sessions are designed to take a deep-dive on expert cross­ cutting strategies to shape structural, institutional, equitable practices and policies in philanthropy for a more inclusive and just society. Strategy sessions should include 3 or more diverse perspectives, approaches or organizations. Ideal Audience: 100-200

Practitioner Rap Sessions are dialogues and conversations about Summit Key Issue Areas facilitated and led by community experts with shared interest, opportunities, issues, and concerns. Rap Session should include 3 or more perspectives, approaches or organizations. Ideal Audience: 100-200


Leadership Studios are skill-building sessions designed for learning and connecting with leaders and activists in philanthropy who share professional insights, personal stories, behind-the-scenes perspectives, and transformational leadership tools to build and share knowledge. Leadership Studios should include 2 or more diverse perspectives, approaches or pathways. Ideal Audience: 50-75

Equity Examinations are designed to go deeper on approaches and case studies of integrating equity practices. These workshops engage attendees with interactive practices and real-life applications. Equity Examinations should include 2 or more diverse perspectives, approaches or strategies. Ideal Audience: 50-75

Healing and Liberation Practices explore practice-based discussions on holistic efforts and approaches that support healing and liberation cultures and climates. Healing and Liberation Practices should deep dive an approach or organizational journey. Ideal Audience: 20-30


SPARK Talks are 15-minute presentations that feature talks from thought leaders and new voices from emerging leaders offering perspectives on pressing equity issues. Ideal Audience: 20-30

If you have questions or need help with submitting your proposal, contact JR Treto, Events by Lady K jr@eventsbyladyk.com.