Local Agencies Partner To Host Viewing Party For Millennial Impact Conference

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Siskin Children’s Institute, in collaboration with the 4th Floor, the Center for Nonprofits, Lamp Post Group, the Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga, Causeway and the Pulse, will be hosting a viewing party for MCON13 on the 4th Floor of the Chattanooga Public Library on July 18. MCON13, the Millennial Impact Conference, is a daylong conversation with nonprofit, business and technology leaders to discuss how Millennials connect, involve and give to causes.

The day portion, beginning at 9 a.m. EST, will host different thought leaders discussing Millennial engagement. The conference features over 15 thought provoking speakers from Twitter, NPR, YouTube, Public Allies, Fifth Third Foundation, Deloitte and more. The evening program, beginning at 6 p.m. EST, will include an appearance from actress and philanthropist Sophia Bush who will discuss how she raised over $300,000 from Millennials using Crowdrise online fundraising platform.

The live viewing party for MCON13, streamed directly from the conference, will be hosted on the 4th Floor of the Chattanooga Public Library. This will allow community leaders in Chattanooga and the surrounding region to become involved with the conversation on mobilizing the Millennial generation.


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