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Top 5 Reasons to attend CalNonprofits Policy Convention

Why should you come to CalNonprofits Policy Convention? Here are 5 things you definitely don't want to miss...

This year the convention will center around the theme “Nonprofits Standing up for California” reflecting how the nonprofit community is working in new and innovative ways during a time of natural disasters and political turmoil.

Join us on October 18 in Los Angeles! 

Early bird registration ends August 15, click here to register

1. Not one but TWO amazing keynote speakers!

Vu Le is the executive director of the Rainier Valley Corps and the creator of, a popular website that takes on both the serious and the funny issues nonprofit employees encounter every day. Check out what past audiences have said about his presentations.  

Tamika Butler is the CEO of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust and is an outspoken activist and engaging speaker on racial justice, economic equity, and transportation planning.

2. Great policy conversations

Get the inside scoop from nonprofit lobbyists who will discuss how they really get things done in our state Capitol. Or join the conversation on the 2020 Census with panelists Ditas Katague, State Director of the California Complete Count – Census 2020; John Dobard, Associate Director of Political Voice, Advancement Project California; and Perla Ni, CEO, GreatNonprofits.

3. Find out what the new wave of foundation CEOs are thinking

There's a new generation of CEOs at foundations -- with new ways of thinking about grantmaking. We've recruited several to share their thoughts on foundation-nonprofit relations in conversation with each other and moderator Terence Mulligan, CEO of the Napa Valley Community Foundation.

4. Get answers from experts on nonprofit law, insurance, and student debt forgiveness

 Learn from Tania Ibañez, Senior Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Charitable Trust Section of the California Attorney General’s Office and others about the Devils and Angels in Nonprofit Law. Or find out How Nonprofit Staff Can Get Student Debt Forgiveness. And don't forget to bring your questions to Ask the Expert on Insurance!

5. Ice Cream Social

You don't want to miss the only networking hour where the "ice breaker" is delicious!

See who is presenting at the convention!

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