Weekend in Boca IX

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Friday, November 11, 2016

“Building Community: Strategies for Making a Difference” 

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The theme of the ninth annual Weekend in Boca Civil Society Leadership Symposium was “Building Community: Strategies for Making a Difference.” The primary goals were to help nonprofit executives, board members and volunteers to gain a deeper understanding of strategies and practices they can use within their organizations to ensure long-term sustainability and continuing success in realizing their vision.

View photos from Weekend in Boca IX here.


2016 Highlights: Video Presentations

Click on each speaker to view videos of the presentations:

Presentation of the 2016 Office Depot Foundation Listen Learn Care Awards – which recognize outstanding creativity, innovation and achievement in serving the community of mankind – took place during the Symposium luncheon.


Click here to learn about the recipients of the Foundation’s 2016 Listen Learn Care Awards!



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To view photos from Weekend in Boca VIII, click here!
Highlights of Weekend in Boca VIII included:
  • Nationally recognized speakers:
    • Susan Meier, Senior Governance Consultant for BoardSource and Principal at Meier & Associates
      Session: “Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of the Nonprofit Board”
      Video and Presentation unavailable due to BoardSource policy.  If you would like a copy of the presentation, please e-mail lrubin@jkggroup.com. 
    • Devon Scheef and Diane Thielfoldt, The Learning Café, experts in bridging the generation gap at work
      Session: “The Accelerated Millennial Manager: Preparing a New Generation for Leadership Success”
      View Presentation • View Video
    • Zachary Gabriel Green, Ph.D., Professor of Practice in Leadership Studies at the University of San Diego
      Session: “The ‘Now’ of Leadership”
      View Presentation • View Video 
  • Presentation of the 2015 Office Depot Foundation Listen Learn Care Awards – which recognize outstanding creativity, innovation and achievement in serving the community of mankind – during the Symposium luncheon
    The recipients included:
    • The Chronicle of Philanthropy
    • ShelterBox USA
    • Impact 100 Palm Beach County
    • Estella Pyfrom, Estella’s Brilliant Bus
    • Roisin Mullen, Founder, POSTitPositive.com (Youth Award)
    View Video
  • Leadership Insights panel moderated by Stacy Palmer, Editor, Chronicle of Philanthropy
    View Video

The Weekend in Boca Civil Society Leadership Symposium is free to nonprofit organization executives and staff, board members, volunteers, business and civic leaders, government officials and anyone with a strong interest in the civil society sector.


Click here to view videos and presentations from our outstanding speakers at Weekend in Boca VII, which took place on May 2-3, 2014.  Speakers for Weekend in Boca VII included:
  • Carol Cone, Global Chair for Business + Social Purpose, Edelman
  • Melissa Bradley, Founder and Managing Director, New Capitalist
  • Richard Crespin, CEO, Crespin Enterprises, and Senior Fellow, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center
  • Lindsay J.K. Nichols, Marketing and Communications Senior Director, GuideStar USA
  • Diane Remin, President and Founder, MajorDonors.com
  • Cody Switzer, Web Editor, The Chronicle of Philanthropy