Join us as we livestream sessions from the 2019 Collective Impact Convening from Tuesday, May 14 through Thursday, May 16, 2019.

Visit this page during the below session times, and join attendees from around the world for the Forum’s biggest event of the year!

Watch thelivestream:

Check back at that page on Tuesday, May 14 at 1:30pm CT when the livestream starts!

Livestream Times:

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm CT, 4;00pm - 5:30pm CT
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 8:30am - 10am CT, 1:30pm -2:45pm CT
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:30am -10:00am CT, 10:30am - 12:00pm CT

Can’t make this livestream event? You can watch the archive of it here on Youtube. Just visit our video page to find the archives from each day.

See the schedule summary below or visit the convening website for the full agenda.


TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2019

Welcome and Opening Plenary – 1:30pm3:30pm CT

Welcome and Opening:

  •     Sheri Brady, Aspen Forum for Community Solutions
  •     Jennifer Splansky Juster, Collective Impact Forum
  •     Mavis Moneko Neconish
  •     Redline Singers
  •     Pamala Sakahtaewiahkiw Silas
  •     Spoken word artist Demetrius Amparan, Young Chicago Authors

Opening Plenary: From the “Why” to the “How": Operationalizing Equity in Collective Impact


  • Michael McAfee, PolicyLink
  • john a. powell, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, University of California, Berkeley

Breakout Session – 4:00pm – 5:30pm CT

Using Data in Coalitions: Moving from Reporting to Learning

Featuring: Michelle Shumate, Network for Nonprofit and Social Impact at Northwestern University

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2019 Morning Plenary - 8:30am – 10:00am

Featuring a performance by spoken word artist Kee Stein

Plenary Session: Rise Up: Supporting a Culture for Emerging Social Change Leaders


  •     Efrain Gutierrez, Obama Foundation
  •     Michelle Morales, Mikva Challenge
  •     Tiffany Yu, Diversability
  •     Rye Young, Rye Young Consulting

Short Talks –1:30pm –3:15pm CT

Short Talk: The Purpose Path: Connecting Your Soul with Your Role

Featuring: Nicholas Pearce, Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management

2:15pm -2:45pm CT

Short Talk: Working Smarter to Do Good: Why Addressing Racial Equity Should Be a Collaborative Effort


  •     Helene D. Gayle, Chicago Community Trust
  •     Lauren Smith, FSG

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019

Breakout Session: 8:30am -10:00am CT

Getting to Impact: A Framework that Changes Systems and Outcomes


  •     Bridget Jancarz, StriveTogether
  •     Justin Piff, Equal Measure
  •     Robert Roach, Equal Measure

Closing Plenary: 10:30am – 12:00pm CT

Featuring a performance by Sammy Ortega

Plenary Session: Moving from Charity to Justice in Collective Impact

Featuring: - Liz Dozier, Chicago Beyond

Watch the livestream