This gathering convened by California Community Foundation, Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, Southern California Grantmakers, & Youth Philanthropy Connect, was designed to develop, enhance, and catalyze youth & next gen philanthropy in our region and among participants. Attendees ranged greatly in experience, from those already deeply engaged in grantmaking to those just looking to get started! YPC was excited to provide this event for participants to connect, share experiences, and learn together! 
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Sunday, April 23 • 10:00am - 10:30am
Introduction, Welcome from the Dodgers Foundation, & Mini-Recess TeamBuilding

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Enjoy a special welcome from our hosts at the Dodgers Foundation.  Hear an overview of the day, and spend time getting to know others engaged in philanthropy across the region!

We will have a special mini-recess lead by Playworks Southern California. 

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Jessica Cornejo

Jessica “Coach Jess” Cornejo became a member of the Playworks Nation in December 2015. As an AmeriCorps program coordinator, she was selected to bring Playworks culture to a brand new partnership at Washington Elementary in Santa Ana, CA. Through the magnitude of love and passion... Read More →
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Claudia Cuevas

Coach Claudia began her journey as a Playworks Recess Coach at Wilson Elementary in 2015. As a Recess Coach for Santa Ana Unified School District, she has cultivated a recess culture where every child feels, safe, included and part of the game! Her kindness, empathy, passion for play... Read More →
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David Gomez

Junior Coach David is a fifth grader at Wilson Elementary.Favorite Playground Game: SoccerFavorite Game to coach: 4 line Soccer Favorite Superhero: The FlashFavorite snack: Oreos and Takis What do you want to be when you grow up? When I grow up I want to be a Soccer player or a... Read More →
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Nathaniel Manzano

Coach Nate is in his second year working for Playworks at Lincoln Elementary School. He enjoys being a mentor to the new coaches and feels he has a wealth of knowledge that he can share with new coaches in their program. Soccer is his favorite recess game since he has played soccer... Read More →
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Soraya Padilla

"My favorite food is mushroom and pepperoni pizza, my favorite color is light pink, my favorite recess game is dodgeball, my favorite thing to do is skateboard, I love shopping, the reason I became I junior coach is to be an example to younger kids, and I love being a junior coach... Read More →
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Stephany Santos

Stephany Santos, aka “Coach Little” is serving in her second year with Playworks as an AmeriCorps Member. She is serving at Foster Road Elementary in Norwalk La Mirada Unified School District. Coach Little’s favorite snack is hot fries with Strawberry Fanta, and she can be found... Read More →
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Youth Philanthropy Connect Leadership Team

Youth Philanthropy Connect
The Leadership Team is a board of youth advisors that works with foundation staff and board, contributing to the development of Youth Philanthropy Connect, which includes defining the strategies and approaches that will develop the program and the educational conference, and the content... Read More →
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Nichol Whiteman

Executive Director, Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation
Nichol Whiteman is Executive Director of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation where she oversees operations, programs, charitable giving and fundraising for the official charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers. With nearly ten years of non-profit leadership experience, Whiteman’s efforts... Read More →

Sunday April 23, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am PDT
Stadium Club (Main Space)