Learning. Networking. Entertainment.

Fall 2020

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Welcome to Excelerator: A Community in Action.

Together, we’ll explore the challenges that have defined our past and our present. Together, we’ll identify, create, and implement the solutions we need today. Together, we’ll build healthy and equitable communities for the future.

Moving Forward Together

For our first-ever Excelerator, the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities invites you to a dynamic online home for learning, collaboration, and networking. We call that place VeloCity, a reminder that we’ll need to be intentional in moving forward together to realize the community of the future we envision.

We’ll concentrate on envisioning communities of the future, strengthening network impact, and strategically shifting the social services sector. Join familiar and new colleagues from across the country for this exciting new and powerful series of scheduled and on-demand virtual experiences that will embrace:

  • Learning
  • Networking
  • Entertainment

Join us to connect to hear from experts and exchange ideas on how we can achieve a healthy and equitable society through these core impact areas:

  • Advancing equity
  • Population health and well-being
  • Educational Success
  • Economic opportunity
  • Safety and resilience
  • Sector health and sustainability

Who Should Attend

  • Community-based organizations:
  • Chief executives
  • Board members
  • Executives
  • Directors
  • Program staff
  • Foundations
  • Corporations
  • Public sector professionals


Cornel West
Professor of the Practice of Public Philanthropy
Harvard University

Bakari Sellers
Political Analyst | CNN
Former South Carolina Representative

Vu Le
Nonprofit AF

Post-Election Town Hall
2021 Policy Forecast
Engage with a panel of experts

Bob Johansen
Distinguished Fellow
Institute for the Future

Future of Philanthropic Support
Join Alliance President & CEO, other leading philanthropists
Final panelist list coming soon

Thank you to FEI Behavioral Health, the presenting sponsor for the 2020 Excelerator.

See all our sponsors  who help make this experience possible!