Thousands of leaders will descend on Chicago for the 2012 National Conference on Volunteering and Service in a little more than three months.
The annual event convened by the Points of Lights Institute is the world’s largest gathering of volunteer and service leaders from the nonprofit, corporate and government sectors. Featured speakers include Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Craig Newmark (yes, that Craig), former first lady Barbara Bush, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Co-Founder of Groupon Brad Keywell and many, many more.
One Good Deed Chicago’s fearless leader Jenné Myers serves as a Host Committee co-chair, so I’ve been able to see the planning of this event behind the scenes! I’m excited to take part in important conversations about service, learn from others’ expertise, and see Chicago showcased as a bright spot in the world of service and philanthropy.
To learn more about the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Chicago June 18-20, visit volunteeringandservice.org. There are discounted registration fees available for students and National Service volunteers, such as AmeriCorps members.
See you then!