Building Hope Together

Welcome to the 2021 Affiliates in Motion Conference experience! We are so glad you are joining us for three days of learning, sharing, and growing in what it means to be Habitat for Humanity. With nationally recognized plenary speakers, engaging breakout sessions, and celebrations throughout the event, there's something for everyone to learn and take home with them to impact their community and build hope together! 

Conference Agenda At-A-Glance

Monday, October 25, 2021
10:30 am – 12:00 pm   Opening Plenary – Jenifer Acosta (Jenifer Acosta Development), with introduction by Emily Doerr (Michigan State Land Bank)
                                     The Opening Plenary is generously sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm     Break for Lunch
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm     Board of Directors Meeting
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm       Topic Councils (Construction, Services, Volunteer Management)
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm       Sessions
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm       Break
2:20 pm – 3:20 pm       Sessions
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm       Opening Welcome Reception and Awards


Tuesday, October 26, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm      Sessions
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm       Break for Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm         Plenary – Vu Le (Nonprofit AF and former Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps)
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm         Break
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm         Sessions
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm         Break
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm         Sessions
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm         Networking Break


Wednesday, October 27, 2021
11:00 am – 12:00 pm     Plenary – Kim Trent (LEO) and Poverty Task Force, with introduction by Jim Cunningham (HUD)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm       Break for Lunch
1:00 pm – 4:20 pm         Affiliate Mini-Presentations – Habitat for Humanity 101 

  • 1:00 - 1:10pm: Welcome and Introduction
  • 1:10 - 1:30pm Team building and engaging your whole staff and the community in Habitat
  • 1:30 - 1:50pm Cultivating and Mobilizing Your Board
  • 1:50 - 2:10pm Volunteer Management
  • 2:10 - 2:30pm Connecting the ReStore Operation with the Habitat Mission
  • 2:30 - 2:40pm Break
  • 2:40 - 3:00pm Sustainable Construction – where are we headed?
  • 3:00 - 3:20pm Veterans Build/VHRMP
  • 3:20 - 3:40pm PHR/DPA
  • 3:40 - 4:00pm Fundraising and Salesforce/Technology
  • 4:00 - 4:20pm Housing Counseling & Financial Education

4:20 pm – 4:30 pm     Closing Address: Sandy Pearson
    

 

Thank you to our generous partners and event sponsors!