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! 
Youth 201 Ages 12-21 [clear filter]
Sunday, April 23

11:40am PDT

Social Justice
If you aspire to move beyond superficial, temporary fixes to deep, longstanding challenges, this session helps you explore ways to do that. This interactive session introduces attendees to the practice of social justice and social justice philanthropy in the United States. Explore how social justice values can help navigate the complex world as you seek to make change and impact.

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Ahmir Bates

Social Justice Learning Institute
Ahmir Bates is a junior and youth leader at Augustus F. Hawkins High School in Los Angeles, CA and the Social Justice Learning Institute based in Inglewood. Ahmir is an active participant in a county-wide coalition to end the criminalization of boys and men of color called the Brothers... Read More →
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Amir Casimir

Social Justice Learning Institute
Amir Casimir is a freshman and youth leader at Inglewood High School and the Social Justice Learning Institute (SJLI), both based in Inglewood. Amir began his interest in social justice as an Urban Health Fellow at SJLI, where he learned about allied health fields and how to help... Read More →
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Shequan "Joaquin" Granger

Social Justice Learning Institute
Shequan “Joaquin” Granger is a senior and a youth leader at the Social Justice Learning Institute and Augustus F. Hawkins High School. Over the last three years, Shequan has participated in the full both of our youth programming as an Urban Health Fellow, a student leader in the... Read More →

Sunday April 23, 2017 11:40am - 12:40pm PDT
Suite 233

2:10pm PDT

Giving Circle for Next Gen & All Youth Ages 12+
For our youth participants age 12-21 and next gen, this breakout session will turn into a Giving Circle! There, the youth and next gen will be introduced to the grant making cycle and learn from each other’s experiences using different processes. From there, they will work together to create criterion for reviewing the finalists’ proposals to help determine the final grants. More details about grant applicants coming soon!

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Abbey Dombrowski

Community Foundation of St. Clair County – Youth Advisory Council, Youth Philanthropy Connect Leadership Team
Abbey is a freshman in college in St. Clair, MI where she is President of the Youth Advisory Council of the St. Clair County Community Foundation. Abbey is also a member of the Youth Philanthropy Connect Leadership team. Along with this, Abbey is the youngest board member of an... Read More →
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Gordon Phung

Youth Funding Youth Ideas, Youth Philanthropy Connect
Gordon Phung was born in San Francisco, CA and currently attends Galileo Academy of Science and Technology in his senior year. He prides himself in his effective youth philanthropy work at Youth Funding Youth Ideas as a Youth Evaluator. He is a member of the YPC Leadership Team... Read More →

Sunday April 23, 2017 2:10pm - 3:25pm PDT
Emirates Lounge
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