SOCAP16 Daily Highlights – Friday

Posted by on September 16th, 2016


SOCAP16 has been truly inspiring and today’s programming promises to be the culmination of all that has come before. Do not miss out on the capstone event of the conference–the Closing Plenary. Come to the Festival Mainstage between 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM to hear the final speakers of SOCAP16 turn towards the future and talk about how we can begin moving towards a culture of equity and motivating markets in pursuit of social and environmental justice.

  • Marc Bamuthi Joseph,Chief of Program and Pedagogy, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • Deborah Cullinan, Chief Executive Officer, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • Stephen DeBerry, Founder and Managing Partner, Bronze Investments
  • Penelope Douglas, Director, CultureBank @ YBCA
  • Rodney Foxworth, Founder/CEO, Invested Impact
  • Rha Goddess, Founder, Move the Crowd
  • Keno Sadler, Vice President, Programs, Echoing Green

Workshop: Solutions Salons

If you are ready to roll up your sleeves and begin workshopping what you’ve heard, join one of the Solutions Salon Executive Roundtable discussions in the Gallery Tent today. The first roundtable session will take place between 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM, and the second between 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM. In this workshop session you will join a group of social entrepreneurs for a highly interactive, intimate session. You’ll be given the opportunity to introduce your work to the group, discuss your most pressing challenges, and receive community support to help you meet those needs.

Meet a Valuable Stranger at SOCAP16? Share Your Story With Us!

Made a connection this weekend that has you excited? Our social media team is collecting stories of Valuable Strangers, the people you meet here at SOCAP that hold promising prospects for the future or who inspire you. Go to the JB Media booth and ask for Edwin, our Social Media Manager, to tell your story.

A Note on Afternoon Meetings

Festival Pavilion will be closing at 2:00 PM and the Big Top closes at 12:00 PM. Please keep in mind that any afternoon meetings need to be scheduled at the Firehouse or picnic tables in front of Festival.

Increase your Impact Post-SOCAP

Thank you for bringing your expertise and your passion to SOCAP16. If you are ready to turn your SOCAP momentum into action now, join an Impact Hub, a local membership community and space for driving impact in your city. From now til September 30 we are offering a limited number of packages that include one SOCAP17 ticket plus one annual Impact Hub Community Membership for $1,000 (a full value of $2,000+).

This special is an investment in year-round access and connection to the leading community, space and programming that will accelerate your impact in 2017. Only 100 specials available! Purchase yours today at