Leadership Series for Non-Profit Executives

NSLA has created a new leadership series and curated special sessions focused on your distinctive role as a non-profit executive leader.

Throughout the three-day conference, you’ll:

  • Explore the policy landscape for youth and families;
  • Tap into the trends and best practices in non-profit leadership and community system-building;
  • Network directly with foundation and corporate leaders and;
  • Discover scalable strategies to meet the wide array of summer and after-school learning needs of all children.

CEO Welcome Reception & Dinner
Monday, October 21, 6:30 pm & Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 pm

On Monday, October 21, join NSLA’s new CEO, Aaron Philip Dworkin and peer leaders for a welcoming reception, then on Tuesday, October 22, join us for dinner and a discussion about the future direction of the summer learning field.

Summer Learning Award Winners Breakfast
Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 – 8:30 am

Join illustrious past New York Life Foundation Excellence in Summer Learning Award winners and celebrate this year’s class of stellar summer programs.

Life/Lessons of a Non-Profit CEO
Tuesday, October 22, 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Come hear from four experienced and acclaimed national and local non-profit leaders on how and why they became the CEO of their non-profit.

Research Roundtable
Tuesday, October 22, 10:45 am – 12:00 noon

Dive into the latest-breaking out-of-school time research examining social-emotional development, academics and overall youth well-being.

Leveraging Summer to Prepare Our Future Workforce
Tuesday, October 22, 1:45 pm – 3:00pm

Learn how summer internships and youth employment programs are evolving and preparing young people for new skills and careers in a changing economy.

Successful Philanthropic Partnerships
Tuesday, October 22, 3:15 – 4:30 pm

Explore the latest trends and insights from funders investing in youth and the summer learning field.

Public Policy Breakfast
Wednesday, October 23, 7:45 am – 9:15 am

Get equipped with the latest trends and relevant legislation, funding strategies and coalition building efforts at the Federal, State and City levels.

Partnering with Socially Conscious Companies
Wednesday, October 23, 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Get the inside track on how companies shape their corporate social responsibility priorities and how to position your organization as a worthy partner to enhance the goals of a corporate partner while advancing your mission to serve children and youth.