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The Summit – Agenda

Thursday, March 27

6:00 – 8:00pm Registration and Reception

Interactive songmaking, mixing, and remixing with ZUMIX

Tidal pool petting zoo with New England Aquarium

Launching the Summit: Ambassador Swanee Hunt
Chair and President, Hunt Alternatives Fund and Co-chair, ARTWorks for Kids
“Progress through Collective Impact”
Colonnade Hotel


Friday, March 28

8:00 – 8:30am Registration and Breakfast Colonnade Hotel
8:30 – 9:45am Welcome and Opening Remarks

Call to Order: Express Yourself Drummers

Laying the Foundation: What We Know
Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs from Urban Youth and Other Experts: Presentation on research by Denise Montgomery and Peter Rogovin
Setting the Agenda: Presentation on research by Lauren Stevenson

Defining the Agenda
The five strategic priorities presented by the caucus chairs

Charge to the Caucuses

Performance by Angelina Botticelli, Berklee City Music and ZUMIX
Colonnade Hotel
10:15am – 1:00pm Working Sessions

Each participant will be assigned to a caucus. Each caucus will meet to map out the imperative and policy agenda for their respective Policy Plank.
1. Collective Impact for Youth (Berklee College of Music)
2. Community Development (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
3. Social Justice and Social Change (Mary Baker Eddy Library)
4. Communicating Impact (New England Conservatory)
5. Funding and Sustainability (Berklee College of Music)

Transportation will be provided to and from the session.
Lunch will be provided at each session.
Meet in front lobby of Colonnade Hotel
1:45pm Coffee and Light Refreshments Colonnade Hotel
2:00 – 3:30pm The Summit Reconvenes

Each caucus presents progress report:
• The imperative
• Call to action (draft)
• Questions, challenges in conversation

Colonnade Hotel
4:30 – 6:30pm From the Top

Live Recording NPR’s Acclaimed Radio Program
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
6:30 – 8:30pm Reception

Featuring Youth Performances:
• Modern dance by OrigiNation
• Afro-Latin music by Hyde Square Task Force
• Scenes by Actors’ Shakespeare Project
• Spoken word from Northern Berkshire Community Coalition
• Digital gallery with Computer Clubhouse @ the Museum of Science
• Processions with Medicine Wheel Productions
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum


Saturday, March 29

7:30 – 8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast Colonnade Hotel
8:30 – 8:45am Recharge, Refocus: Reconvene.
H. Mark Smith, YouthReach Program Manager, Massachusetts Cultural Council
Colonnade Hotel
8:45 – 10:45am Final Working Session of Caucuses Colonnade Hotel
11:30am – 2:00pm Site Visits

Each participant will select one site visit. Each site visit contrasts multiple programs from around country.
1. Creative Youth Development and Social Enterprise (Artists for Humanity)
2. Collective Impact = Collaborative Fundraising + Collective Advocacy (ZUMIX)
3. Two sides of the Same Coin (Hyde Square Task Force)
4. Young People as Engaged, Activist Citizens (Central Square Theater)

Transportation will be provided to and from the session.
Lunch will be provided at each session.
Meet in front lobby of Colonnade Hotel
2:30 – 4:00pm Closing Celebration

Announcing the Agenda and Launching the Campaign

Performance by Boston Children’s Chorus
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
4:00pm Summit Adjourns

Transportation will be provided back to the Colonnade Hotel.