Leadership Retreat

Learn. Connect. Do.

Schedule

*All times are Central Time.

Book your flights and make your travel plans according to these times:

  • Leadership Retreat officially begins Friday, June 1 at 2 pm.
  • Leadership Retreat concludes Sunday, June 3 at 1:30 pm. We recommend you book return flights after 3pm.
  • Executive Directors, Section Presidents, and SPAs have pre-retreat meetings. See below for details.

Thursday May 31, 2018

  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Executive Directors Meeting
  • 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Section Presidents Training & Dinner to Follow
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration Opens
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm SPA Dinner

Friday June 1, 2018

  • 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Registration
  • 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Executive Directors Meeting / Section Presidents Training/ SPAs Training
  • 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm Leadership Retreat begins! Opening Plenary with Keynote by Adrienne Davis
  • 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm Workshops
    • Personal Leadership: Now that I’ve Raised My Hand, What Do I do?*
    • Personal Leadership: Developing a Common Language for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Jewish Women of Color
    • Personal Leadership: My Leadership Values, My Leadership Style
    • Personal Leadership: Political is Personal: Self Care for Advocates
  • 4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Break
  • 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm Workshops
    • Personal Leadership: My Leadership Values, My Leadership Style
    • Outreach and Engagement: Getting Them in the Room and Keeping Them There!
    • Outreach and Engagement: Building a blueprint for developing successful teams*
    • Personal Leadership: Developing a Common Language for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Jewish Women of Color
  • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Shabbat Dinner and Keynote by Yavilah McCoy
  • 9:15 pm – 10:15 pm  Networking and Idea Exchange

Saturday June 2, 2018

  • 7:30 am – 9:30 am Breakfast
  • 8:30 am -9:30 Shabbat Celebration
  • 9:45 am – 11:00 am Workshops
    • Leading for Change: Navigating diversity, equity and inclusion as a Jewish leader and community builder 101
    • Leading for Change: Social Media 101*
    • Leading for Change: Getting Grants and Sponsorships*
    • Outreach and Engagement: Getting Them in the Room and Keeping Them There!
  • 11:00 am – 11:15 am Break
  • 11:15 am – 12:30 pm Workshops
    • Leading for Change:Navigating diversity, equity and inclusion as a Jewish leader and community builder 102
    • Leading for Change: The building blocks of new programs and projects*
    • Outreach and Engagement: Social Media 201*
    • Leading for Change: Staffing Up: Bringing in the Power of Professional Staff*
    • Personal Leadership: Political is Personal: Self Care for Advocates
  • 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
  • 2:00pm – 2:30 pm Break
  • 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Workshops
    • Outreach and Engagement: Identifying and Developing Leaders
    • Leading for Change: You Got Them to Give a Quarter, How Do You Get Them to Give a Dollar?
    • Leading for Change: Telling our Story
    • Personal Leadership: Navigating difficult conversations*
  • 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Break
  • 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm Workshops
    • Outreach and Engagement: Identifying and Developing Leaders
    • Leading for Change: You Got Them to Give a Quarter, How Do You Get Them to Give a Dollar?
    • Leading for Change: Telling our Story
    • Leading for Change: Measuring Our Success*
  • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Break
  • 6:30 pm Dinner & Mother 2 Mother Program
  • 8:30 pm Havdalah & Evening Program

Sunday June 3, 2018

  • 7:30 am Breakfast
  • 8:30 am – 10:00 am From Messaging to Membership: NCJW Looking Forward
  • 10:00 am – 10:15 am Break
  • 10:15 am – 11:30 am Workshops
    • Our Work: A Focus on Israel
    • Our Work: A Focus on Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice
    • Our Work: A Focus on Civic Engagement
    • Our Work: A Focus on Judicial Nominations
  • 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Lunch and Closing Plenary
  • 1:30 pm Leadership Retreat concludes

*Workshops offered only one time

Leadership Retreat adjourns at 1:30pm on Sunday June 3, 2018. We recommend you book return flights after 3pm.