Introducing the Upswell Podcast

All of the changemakers who will gather in Los Angeles at Upswell in November are addressing social challenges — like the environment, or youth development, or homelessness. But each changemaker is unique, and concerns or circumstances that are specific to the communities they serve may or may not make how they address their community’s challenges…

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Our dynamic group of Upswell speakers keeps growing!

We’ve added eight more speakers to our great list of presenters who’ll open your eyes to new ways to advancing your own mission, and working together with other changemakers to address today’s challenges and make the world a better place. With a little more than eight weeks to go, look who’ll be joining our dynamic…

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Meet Patty Hampton!

Q: What drives you, what you’re working on, and why you’re inspired to make the world a better place? PH: I am driven by transformative leaders that continue to have enough fight in them to make a difference in the organizations they serve. I am working on an app that will revolutionize how we engage…

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Magnolia Community Initiative Tour: Empathy at the core of improving communities and lives

Providing basic services for the thousands of children who live in some of LA’s most vulnerable communities is no small feat, but the Magnolia Community Initiative aims much higher. Their community-driven, multi-pronged effort, involving residents and 70 public and private organizations, provides holistic, wrap-around environments where children and their families can do more than survive…

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27 new speakers you’ll meet in LA

The days to Upswell are counting down to November 14-16 – when 1,500 changemakers gather in LA for a brand new experience that will help us rise together to meet today’s challenges. At the same time, our slate of speakers is growing – giving you more opportunities to meet and hear from presenters with new…

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Meet Tamera Luzzatto!

A fearless changemaker since her adolescent years, Tamera Luzzatto is now the Senior Vice President of Government Relations at The Pew Charitable Trusts. She is inspired by, and has high hopes for the younger generation leading the charge of tackling current social issues. We are excited to have Tamera join us at Upswell in November!…

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