What to Expect from the 2021 Program
Programming begins Wednesday, July 21 and concludes Sunday, July 25.
This year's virtual program increases access for people to participate, embraces the proximity we each have to our local communities, and creates new opportunities to engage in learning, practicing, and sustaining collective efforts. Learn more on what to expect from the program below.
Seminar Dialogues will allow you to engage in classic text-based dialogue with a cohort of Fellows from around the world. There will be three sessions over the course of the week. With varied time slots to best fit your schedule, cohorts and their moderator will stay together across all three sessions. During registration, you will select a Seminar Dialogue Track and corresponding time that suits your schedule. Refer to the Global Time Zone Guide to start planning what Track works best for you.
Plenaries will feature leaders sharing their own personal experiences and encouraging participants to continue to enact meaningful change in their communities and around the world. Check back on the 2021 program page for speaker announcements.
Agora is a new online space built as a wellspring for connection, knowledge, and collaboration. Once you’re registered for Action Forum, you’ll get access to Agora where you can create your own session and explore offerings from others. This is your opportunity to spark collaboration, learn from fellow leaders, and act together.
The Mind-Body-Spirit Series creates space for participants to pause, refresh, reflect, and move. Before the opening and closing plenary, we will offer a different activity to get active and build community.
Give what you have, find what you need.
Agora is a new online space built as a wellspring for connection, knowledge, and collaboration. All activities are led by the community, for the community. With a spirit of generosity and an acknowledgement of the abundance we each hold as leaders, we invite you to reach out and hold space with one another, so that we may build collectively toward a free, just, and equitable society. Once you’re registered for Action Forum, you’ll get access to Agora to explore offerings from others and create your own meet-ups. This space will be open beginning Thursday, July 22, continuing throughout the week, and beyond. This is your space to spark collaboration, learn from fellow leaders, and act together.
Host: Find What You Need
All activities in Agora are led by the community, for the community. Once registered, you can host meet-ups open to the AGLN community. Meet-ups can be anything from gatherings on issue-specific communities of practice to location-based volunteer opportunities, from virtual skill shares to venture visits, and beyond. Get creative and let others know what you need and want to center this time on.
Explore: Give What You Have
Don't want to host, but still want to contribute? How do you want to leverage your talents and resources? Let others know what you'd like connect over by updating your interest areas on your AGLN profile. We'll even suggest offerings within Agora aligned to your selected interests. You can also browse happenings any time and see what you might want to join. This space will be filled with opportunities to expand your perspective and network.