Past Conferences

charting new waters

Monday, February 18, 2019
Sponsors:
Milwaukee Public Museum
Goals:

This workshop is the first and most intensive  in a series of workshops, interviews and town hall sessions that will help the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) envision and scope out the core messages and learning objectives  of our future Museum facility, the fifth home for our state’s most visited Museum, serving 550,000 people annually.

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 - Friday, January 11, 2019
Sponsors:
Ounce of Prevention Fund, Early Opportunities LLC and Center for the Study of Social Policy
Goals:

To develop a shared vision of the benefits and breakthroughs that might arise from connecting distinct initiatives and efforts into a “network of networks”; and to lay out a framework and early actions for making more accessible the support, expertise, learning, and resources needed to implement well-functioning early childhood systems at scale. 

Thursday, December 13, 2018
Sponsors:
Racine County
Goals:

To include the voice of the faith community as we, Uplift 900, seek to partner with them and discuss their pivotal role in informing and connecting their congregants to the available economic, employment and training opportunities in Racine County.

Friday, November 09, 2018 - Saturday, November 10, 2018
Sponsors:
Sojourner Family Peace Center
Goals:
This  board  development  retreat  is  designed  to  help  the   board  of  SFPC  identify  tools,  structures  and  approaches  it  needs  to  fulfill  its  role  of  guiding  the  organization’s  big  decisions  about  mission  and  impact.  Toward  that  end,  the  retreat  will  involve  the  following:  
Information  about  and  opportunities  to  discuss  issues  of  relevance  to  SFPC’s  mission  as  context.  
Opportunities  for  board  members  to  individually  reflect  on   their  connections  to  SFPC  and  its  mission  
Introduction  and  practice  using  governance  tools  and  concepts  designed  to  guide  the  board‘s decision-making  work  
Exploration  of  what  the  board  needs  to  provide  the  thought  leadership  necessary  for  determining  SFPC’s  future  directions.  
Saturday, November 03, 2018 - Monday, November 05, 2018
Sponsors:
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies China Program and The Ford Foundation
Goals:

To promote a serious and expertly informed re-examination of the U.S.-China relationship by bringing together leading China specialists to discuss draft chapters of a book with the tentative title of  Five Decades of U.S. Engagement with China: What Have We Learned?

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