The Collective Impact Forum invites you to join us on April 27-29, 2021 for the 2021 Collective Impact Action Summit.

Spanning three days and featuring over 25 online sessions -- including keynotes, tool sessions, case studies, and short talks -- the 2021 Collective Impact Action Summit will share lessons learned from across the social change field, including the role of collective impact initiatives in advancing equitable systems change, centering anti-racist work, contributing to COVID-19 response and rebuilding, and other pressing challenges of our time.

Interested in seeing what's coming at the Action Summit?

Highlights of the 2021 Collective Impact Action Summit include:

  • Plenary keynotes featuring Crystal Echo Hawk (Illuminative), Rashad Robinson (Color or Change), Nayantara Sen (Race Forward), and Sonya Renee Taylor (Activist, Poet, and author of The Body Is Not an Apology)
  • Virtual Networking through the event platform, which will allow you to connect with people working on the same issue areas, living in a specific geography, or wrestling with the same questions you have.
  • Breakout Sessions on a variety of conference themes designed for virtual participant engagement, including community engagement, community organizing, data and continuous learning, mental models and narrative change, policy change, and power dynamics.
  • Virtual networking via Gatherly, allowing participants to move around a virtual networking space to connect with people focusing on the same social issues, working in similar roles, or wresting with related questions
  • Access to the Coaching Floora new offering this year providing a dedicated virtual space for attendees to consult with coaches and technical assistance providers about their work
  • Recordings of sessions available for attendees to view/download soon after the event. Choose which sessions to join live, and watch those that do not work for your schedule later.


Registration is now open! Visit our Action Summit site to learn more and register.

Perspectives from Previous Convening Attendees.

What did attendees share after the 2020 Virtual Convening?

  • “It powerfully presented diverse perspectives virtually and incorporated equity, cross-sector collaboration, and systems thinking in meaningful ways."
  • “It was SOOOOO inspiring to see so many others committed to social justice, and the Convening was presented in the best possible way given the limitations of remote-ness.  It was entertaining; it spoke to my heart.  Boosted my determination to keep doing the work.”
  • “One leaves feeling inspired with tangible tools ready to get back home and get to work.”

Have questions?

For more information about the 2021 Collective Impact Action Summit, please contact the Collective Impact Forum's Jennifer Juster.