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  • Former Rep. Gabby Giffords, Capt. Mark Kelly and Dwight Howard to Speak at Service Unites 2018

    Posted in 2018 Atlanta, Announcements on May 04, 2018

    We are pleased to announce an exciting group of speakers who will join us at Service Unites 2018 in Atlanta, including former U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband, Navy veteran and retired astronaut Capt. Mark Kelly; Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard; and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.

  • Civic Leaders, Athletes and Former Astronaut Join Speaker Line-Up at World’s Largest Service-Related Conference

    Posted in 2018 Atlanta, Announcements, Press Releases on May 02, 2018

    ATLANTA – Service Unites, the world’s largest conference on service and volunteering, will feature a number of high-profile actors, authors, athletes, activists and civic leaders – all of whom make giving back and sparking change a priority. Speakers announced today for the 2018 Service Unites conference, powered by Points of Light, include former U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband, Navy veteran and retired astronaut Capt. Mark Kelly; Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard; and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.

  • Coty and Dominique Sensabaugh, Amal Kassir, and Trinitee Stokes to Speak at Service Unites 2018

    Posted in 2018 Atlanta, Announcements on Apr 19, 2018

    We are pleased to announce an exciting group of speakers who will join us at Service Unites 2018 in Atlanta, including Steelers cornerback Coty Sensabaugh and his wife, Dominique; Syrian-American Muslim slam poet Amal Kassir; and 11-year-old Disney star and entrepreneur Trinitee Stokes.

  • High-Profile Actors, Athletes and Activists Will Speak at World’s Largest Service-Related Conference

    Posted in 2018 Atlanta, Announcements, Press Releases on Apr 19, 2018

    ATLANTA – Service Unites, the world’s largest conference on service and volunteering will feature a number of high-profile actors, authors and athletes all of whom make giving back and sparking change a priority. Speakers at the 2018 Service Unites conference, powered by Points of Light, include Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Coty Sensabaugh and his wife, Dominique; Syrian-American Muslim slam poet Amal Kassir; and 11-year-old Disney Junior star and entrepreneur Trinitee Stokes.

  • Call for Video Submissions: Women Empowering Women

    Posted in 2018 Atlanta on Apr 02, 2018

    As part of the Opening Plenary session at Service Unites 2018, we are focusing on women’s empowerment – and specifically how women can empower women. We will frame the discussion around what an empowering sisterhood looks like with living, breathing examples of the simple things we all can do to help another woman, another girl, in our life. What are we asking YOU to do? Answer this question on video: "What is the best piece of advice you were ever given from another woman?"

  • Top 5 Reasons for Businesses to Attend the Service Unites Conference

    Posted in 2018 Atlanta on Mar 29, 2018

    Guest post from Roger Hancock, manager of community affairs at CSAA Insurance Group: In the many years I’ve spent attending the Points of Light’s conference, I’ve seen a lot. I’ve met presidents and first ladies, the son and brother of a president (here’s looking at you, Neil Bush!), members of Congress, entertainers and athletes. More importantly, I’ve met people who I have learned from, networked with, enjoyed a beer with, and who have helped me be a leader in the field of corporate volunteer management. Here are five reasons why you should join me in Atlanta in June.

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What Others Are Saying

The emphasis on cross-sector collaboration was eye-opening, and everyone I met walked away with fresh perspectives and ideas. It broke down the silos of inward-facing sectors and showed us how much more powerful our work can be when we come together. An unbeatable experience!

— 2017 Seattle Attendee

The conference proved to be one of the most engaging and exciting professional gatherings of like-minded people I've ever attended. Although the topics, content, and presentations all appropriately centered around volunteering and service in some way, the sheer range of them was simply astounding.

— 2017 Seattle Attendee

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