SEPTEMBER 20-22, 2018 • SHERATON GRAND HOTEL • SACRAMENTO, CA
It's time for a shift. Discover solutions to create a world that works for all of us at this year's California Vision 2020 Conference.
CALIFORNIA VISION 2020
Lighting our way TO A BETTER FUTURE
Join us in the heart of Sacramento to advance California's leadership role in developing solutions for the most pressing issues of our state, our country and the planet.
In a time of peril, California can light the path to a brighter future. We are the land of out-of-the-box thinking, startups and unprecedented ideas.
That's why we are the perfect incubator for societal change initiatives that can inspire the rest of the country and world.
We'll come together to envision — and execute — breakthroughs in the thorny areas that we are faced with, from homelessness to racism to poverty to sustainability.
Join in this convening. Bring your whole self into being a leader of positive change and connect your work with others who share your passion for shifting our world
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Dr. Manuel Pastor
Author, State of Resistance; Professor of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity at USC
Co-Founder & President of Restaurant Opportunities Center, Director of the Food Labor Research Center at UC Berkeley
Rabbi Michael Lerner
Co-founder, Network of Spiritual Progressives & rabbi of Beyt Tikkun Synagogue in San Francisco
Rickie Byars Beckwith
Devotional Artist, Music & Arts Director of the Agape International Spiritual Center
Educational Programs Consultant, 21st Century Learning, California Department of Education
Secretary of the California Nurses Association / National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/ NNOC)
Thank You to our Sponsors!
This conference is attracting amazing leaders from every sector who can become your collaborators for a better future. A range of Ambassadors have been selected to represent key organizations and initiatives, including:
Building on a Successful Inaugural 2017 Event
The second annual California Vision 2020 conference will be held on September 20-22, 2018, in Sacramento. Bringing together diverse agents of change to cross-pollinate and inspire others to join their efforts, the conference aims to rekindle hope for the future and more strongly establish California as a leader for the nation. By transcending partisan divide and showcasing innovative current and proposed solutions for social, economic and environmental issues, this conference series (planned annually through 2020) serves as an incubator for envisioning and co-creating a healthy, peaceful, and prosperous state.
Combining keynote addresses, panel presentations and musical performances, as well as roundtable discussions and other opportunities for learning and renewal, the event aims to bring together the rich diversity of our state, and help participants leave feeling empowered, inspired, engaged and motivated to work together to build a better California.
Join us to gain inspiration from bold vision plus opportunities for action, as we feature breakthrough solutions, game-changing ideas, deep dialogue, dazzling artistry and connections to a community of amazing leaders in Social Action, Politics, Business, and Personal Transformation.
What People Are Saying
Conference Themes to Explore
civil rights for all
community building/healthy communities
immigration reform policy / practice
social and racial healing
socially responsible business
Benefits of Attending
Discover exciting, innovative, and gamechanging solutions
Rekindle hope for our future
Learn to think more strategically about creating change
Transcend partisan divides to work together
Network with amazing change leaders
Step into the next level of your leadership
Emerge empowered, inspired, and motivated
Join a campaign that is building the future, step by step