Any registration includes all wellness and networking events including yoga, tai chi, resilience refresh sessions, coffee chats, and panel discussions. Drop into these activities as you are able. No additional signup is required. Check out the full lists of Wellness Activities and Convos with Colleagues.

Week 1: Oct. 19-23

Monday, Oct. 19

Introduction to Yoga-Chair Yoga 
10 a.m. CT in the Wellness Center 

Tuesday, Oct. 20

Opening Ceremony: Alliance Welcome and Cornel West
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. CT in the Theater

Wednesday, Oct. 21

Excelerating Your Personal Resilience: ANT Therapy
10-10:30 a.m. CT in the Wellness Center

Opening Ceremony: Bakari Sellers
Noon-1:30 p.m. CT in the Theater

Mitigating Risk through Scenario Planning 
Organizational Excellence learning series (for boards and CEOs only)
3-4:30 p.m. CT in the Connector

Thursday, Oct. 22

Coffee Hour: Family First Act
10-11 a.m. CT in the Town Hall

Opening Ceremony: A Time for Boldness: How Nonprofits and Philanthropy Can Stop Being the White Moderate Sector and Unlock Their Full Power
Noon-1 p.m. in the Theater
Speaker: Vu Le

The Art of Tasting Chocolate
1:15-2:15 p.m. CT in the Theater

Opening Ceremony Equity Debrief Discussion
2:15-3 p.m. CT in the Theater

Friday, Oct. 23

Networking Drop-In
11 a.m.-Noon in Jolt Café

What’s Your Organization’s Equity Footprint?

Advancing Equity learning series
Noon-1:30 p.m. CT in the Exelerator Center

Networking Drop-In
1:30-2:30 p.m. in Jolt Café


Week 2: Oct. 26-30

Monday, Oct. 26

Tai Chi for Beginners
10 a.m. CT in the Wellness Center

Networking Drop-In
11 a.m.-Noon in Jolt Café

Tuesday, Oct. 27

Coffee Hour: Education Policy
10-11 a.m. CT in the Town Hall

Networking Drop-In
11 a.m.-Noon in Jolt Café

Raise More Money: Focus Through the Storms

Noon-1 p.m. CT in TV/Radio Station K-XLR8

Solving Organizational and Professional Development Challenges in the Future of Work
1:30-2:30 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Networking Drop-In
2:30-3:30 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Wednesday, Oct. 28

Excelerating Your Personal Resilience: Mindset Pivot
10-10:30 a.m. CT in the Wellness Center

Educational Success Opening Discussion and Coffee Chat 
Educational Success learning series
10-10:45 a.m. CT in the Excelerator Academy

From Head Start to High School: Providing a Continuum of Care for Students and Families
Educational Success learning series
11 a.m.-Noon CT in the Excelerator Academy

Networking Drop-In
Noon-1 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Generative Board Governance: Framing Problems through Critical Inquiry 

Organizational Excellence learning series (for boards and CEOs only)
3-4:30 p.m. CT in the Connector

Thursday, Oct. 29

Using Lessons Learned from Natural Disasters and Tragedies to Inform COVID-19 Response and Recovery Activities
Safety & Resilience learning series 
10-11:30 a.m. CT in the VeloCity building

Networking Drop-In
Noon-1 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Women and Retirement: Tips for Closing the Savings Gap

1-2 p.m. CT in the Wellness Center

Networking Drop-In
2-3 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Friday, Oct. 30

Networking Drop-In
11 a.m.-Noon CT in Jolt Café

Groundwater Analysis of Racial Inequities

Advancing Equity learning series 
Noon-1:30 p.m. CT in the Excelerator Center

Networking Drop-In
1:30-2:30 p.m. CT in Jolt Café


Week 3: Nov. 2-6

Reminders:

  • Daylight savings time occurs Nov. 1. Check your clocks so you don’t miss a session!
  • No Excelerator activities will take place Tuesday, Nov. 3 because of Election Day. Go vote! 

Monday, Nov. 2

Yoga
10 a.m. CT in the Wellness Center

Networking Drop-In

Noon-1 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Transformation through an Equitable Trauma-Informed Lens: From Awareness to Schoolwide Practice 
Educational Success learning series 
1-2 p.m. CT in the Excelerator Academy

Wednesday, Nov. 4

Excelerating Your Personal Resilience: Help! I’m Overwhelmed!
10-10:30 a.m. CT in the Wellness Center

Solving for Health Equity: The National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN)
Population Health & Well-Being learning series 
11 a.m.-Noon CT in the Community Clinic

Networking Drop-In
Noon-1 p.m. CT in Jolt Café
 

Centering EDI within Generative Governance 
Organizational Excellence learning series (for boards and CEOs only)
3-4:30 p.m. CT in the Connector

Thursday, Nov. 5

Networking Drop-In
Noon-1 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Building Justice and Equity in Child Welfare Agencies 

Safety & Resilience learning series 
1-2:30 p.m. CT in the VeloCity Building

Networking Drop-In
2:30-3:30 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Friday, Nov. 6

Advancing Equity Course Facilitated Networking
Advancing Equity learning series
10:30-11:30 a.m. CT in the Exelerator Center

Dismantling and Building a Culture for EDI
Advancing Equity learning series 
Noon-1:30 p.m. CT in the Exelerator Center

Networking Drop-In
1:30-2:30 p.m. CT in Jolt Café


Week 4: Nov. 9-13

Monday, Nov. 9

Eight Simple Tai Chi Moves 
Time: 10 a.m. CT in the Wellness Center

Networking Drop-In
Noon-1 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Tuesday, Nov. 10

Effective Ways to Reduce Health Disparities Through Partnerships
Population Health & Well-Being learning series 
11 a.m.-Noon CT in the Community Clinic

Networking Drop-In
Noon-1 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

The 2Gen Approach: Paving the Way Forward to Economic Mobility 

1-2 p.m. CT in TV/Radio Station K-XLR8

Networking Drop-In
2-3 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Excelerating Your Personal Resilience: The Power Quarter-Hour
10-10:30 a.m. CT in the Wellness Center

Building Capacity for SEL across a Large School District 
Educational Success learning series 
11 a.m.-Noon CT in the Excelerator Academy

Networking Drop-In
Noon-1 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Advancing Your Career within the Nonprofit Space 

1-2 p.m. CT in the Wellness Center

Networking Drop-In
2-3 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

How Boards and CEOs Can Prepare for the Future in a VUCA Environment and Thrive

Organizational Excellence learning series (for boards and CEOs only)
3-4:30 p.m. CT in the Connector

Thursday, Nov. 12

Solving Organizational and Professional Development Challenges in the Future of Work
10-11 a.m. CT in Jolt Café

COA Coffee Hour: An Introduction to COA Accreditation
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Resilience and Learnings from Brain Science 
Safety & Resilience learning series 
1-2:30 p.m. CT in the VeloCity building

Networking Drop-In
2:30-3:30 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Friday, Nov. 13

Networking Drop-In
Noon-1 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Women of Color Leaders Present: When the Glass Ceiling turns to Concrete

1-2:30 p.m. CT in TV/Radio Station K-XLR8

Networking Drop-In
2:30-3:30 p.m. CT in Jolt Café


Week 5: Nov. 16-20

Monday, Nov. 16

Networking Drop-In
Noon-1 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Tuesday, Nov. 17

Using WIN Measures 
Population Health & Well-Being learning series 
11 a.m.-Noon CT in the Community Clinic

Closing Ceremony: Post-Election Town Hall: A Policy Forecast for 2021
Noon-1:30 p.m. in the Town Hall

Networking Drop-In
3:30-4:30 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Excelerating Your Personal Resilience: Rearview Mirror
10-10:30 a.m. CT in the Wellness Center

Community Partnership Schools and Transformative Change
Educational Success learning series
10-11 a.m. CT in the Excelerator Academy

Networking Drop-In
11 a.m.-Noon CT in Jolt Café

Closing Ceremony: Think Like a Futurist: Identifying Better Solutions by Understanding the Bigger Picture

Time: Noon-1 p.m. in the Theater
Speaker: Bob Johansen

Networking Drop-In
1-2 p.m. CT in Jolt Café

Thursday, Nov. 19

21st-Century Child and Family Well-Being Systems and a Pivot Toward Prevention 
Safety & Resilience learning series 
10 a.m.-Noon CT in the VeloCity building

Closing Ceremony: Shifting the Power: Philanthropy and the Social Sector
Noon-1 p.m. in the Community Theater
Speaker: Philanthropy Panel

Closing Ceremony: Alliance and COA: Complementary Strengths for an Impactful Future
1:15-2:15 p.m. CT in the Theater
Speakers: Susan Dreyfus, Jody Levison-Johnson, Annette Rodriguez (moderator)


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