Nonprofit leaders are invited to join more than 1000 invited San Fernando Valley nonprofit representatives and 500 invited private foundation officers for this second annual event!


Welcome by Alejandra Acuña, PhD – Valley Nonprofit Resources, Marianne Haver Hill – Community Foundation of the Valleys, and Barry Gribbons, PhD – Los Angeles Valley College

Brief Overview of Services by Co-Hosts Valley Economic Alliance and United Chambers of Commerce

Land Acknowledgment

New Leaders, New Visions

  • Jennifer Price-Letscher – CEO, Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
  • Miguel Santana – CEO, California Community Foundation
  • Efrain Escobedo – CEO, Center for Nonprofit Management
  • Moderator: Marianne Haver Hill – Community Foundation of the Valleys

Group Activity:
Valley Voices: Connecting Through Shared Experience

Applications and Strategies for AI in the Nonprofit Sector

  • Bistra Dilkina, PhD – Associate Professor, University of Southern California
  • Alejandra Acuña, PhD – Executive Director, Valley Nonprofit Resources
  • Larae Brown – Web Developer and Accessibility Analyst, CSUN
  • Shanna Warren – CEO, Boys and Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley
  • Ellie Kazemi, PHD – Professor, CSUN
  • Moderator: Marianne Haver Hill

Stress Management and Wellness for Mission-Driven Leaders

  • Mario Cervantes, MSW – Kaiser Permanente Health Educator

Sponsors: Center for Nonprofit Management, Cedars-Sinai, Goodwill Southern California, UCLA Health, Child Care Resource Center, Tierra del Sol, Bolton and Company, CSUN College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Office of Community Engagement, and San Fernando Community Health Center