Elevating Diverse Voices Through New Models of Civic Engagement

Thursday, November 16

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Elevating Diverse Voices Through New Models of Civic Engagement

Location: City View 2 (4th Floor, Hotel)


Points of Light’s Civic Circle® is a framework that helps the social sector advance a cause or social issue based on the idea that a diversified engagement strategy, intentionally expanded beyond volunteering, can create pathways for increased and deeper engagement. For those not yet involved, it provides an onramp where there may be barriers. For those already involved, it provides ways to deepen engagement.

A critical component of the framework is in exploring how we can uplift more diverse voices in civic engagement and social impact work. Our session will examine the impact of increasing diversity of voices, how nonprofits can expand their voice and advocacy work, and how our Daily Point of Light honorees represent this element of the Civic Circle© in their existing advocacy and civic engagement.

Co-Founder and Director of Brand Strategy
Too Fly Foundation
Senior Vice President, External Affairs
Points of Light
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