12:00 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.

Fuel Up for Seattle Kids at Seattle Works Day Service Project and Celebration


7:00 a.m. — 7:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.

Promoting the Civic Purpose of Higher Education

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1:45 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.


Seattle embraces a work hard, play hard attitude full of people following their dreams and living their passions. Get a behind the scenes look at innovative organizations that are making a difference in the communities around the world or experience Seattle.

Recovery Café — 1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room Tours
Tour #1: 1:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Tour #2: 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Registration is required and $15 fee

Join us for a 30-minute tour of the Roastery which includes history and design of the building, the Reserve brand representation and Roasting Plant operations. Starbucks Roastery is located at 1124 Pike St.

2:00 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.

'Selma' Film Star Tara Ochs' One Woman Show


6:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.

Dine Around

...with Beth Steinhorn of JFFixler Group

...with Emily Holthaus, YMCA of the USA

...with Kaira Estgate of ASC

...with Marcia Hornung of KSU

...with Jason Frenzel AL!VE

...with Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch

7:00 p.m. — 9:30 p.m.

Service Supper

Powered by Repair the World

7:00 a.m. — 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.

Welcome - Service Unites Summit

Benaroya Hall

12:30 p.m. — 1:30 p.m.

Networking Break — Engage


2:00 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Powerful Connections Forum

Join the Movement: Passion into Progress Forum

Youth Summit

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4:00 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.

Engage — Dinners and Special Event Receptions


7:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.

Civic 50 Gala

Celebrate the champions of corporate civic engagement at the Civic 50 Gala. Join us for a night of inspiration and awards for The Civic 50 and the recognition of the Corporate Volunteer Council of the Year.

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Location: Museum of Pop Culture — 325 5th Ave. North, Seattle, WA

Ticket Prices: $150 per individual; $1,200 for tables of ten

7:10 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.

Seattle Mariners Baseball Game

Points of Light is offering discounts on Mariners tickets for Conference attendees. You can see the Seattle Mariners take on the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday, June 20, at 7:10 p.m., for as low as $18 for view level, at Safeco Field.

7:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Networking Break — Empower


1:30 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. — 7:30 p.m.

Empower Closing Celebration


6:30 p.m. — 9:30 p.m.

Points of Light Civic Accelerator

Spring 2017 Demo Night

7:45 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.

Leadership Academy

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7:45 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Leadership Academy

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Conference on Volunteering and Service
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600 Means Street, Suite 210
Atlanta, Georgia 30318

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For information on corporate sponsorship, contact Kate Nichols.


For media inquiries, contact Robert Montgomery or Amber Gowen.

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The opening plenary at Conference was very relevant and deeply motivating. I feel the speakers had such a personal and emotional investment in their causes that truly resonated with attendees.

— 2016 Detroit Attendee

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