We are pleased to announce the following individuals will be speaking during plenary sessions at The Corps Network 2021 National Conference. Individuals are listed by the session during which they will present. Workshop presenters and session descriptions can be found on the agenda.

 


Monday – March 15, 2021

Opening Session – A New Era: Corps in Today’s America
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. ET

Michael McAfee

Keynote Speaker

President & CEO,
PolicyLink

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Tuesday – March 16, 2021

Corpsmember Perspectives on the New Era
1:00 p.m. ET – 2:15 p.m. ET

Jordan Chatman

Event Producer
Panel Moderator

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Derrick Crandall

President, Outdoor Solutions USA
Chair, The Corps Network Board of Directors

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Estefany Gonzalez Ramos

Corpsmember of the Year,
ACE

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Destiny Lewis

Corpsmember of the Year,
PowerCorpsPHL

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Victor Lopez

Corpsmember of the Year,
San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School

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Trevor Taylor

Corpsmember of the Year,
Southwest Conservation Corps

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Wednesday – March 17, 2021

Civilian Climate Corps: Envisioning an Equitable Response to Climate Change
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. ET

The Honorable Gina McCarthy

White House National Climate Advisor

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Dr. Na’Taki Osborne Jelks

Associate Professor, Spelman College

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Katherine T. Egland

Chair, Environmental and Climate Justice Committee for the National Board of Directors of the NAACP

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Kofi Boone

Professor of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning,
North Carolina State University
Secretary, The Corps Network Board of Directors

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Sonali Nijhawan

Director, AmeriCorps State and National

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Closing Session – Walking with Purpose
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Paul Schmitz

CEO, Leading Inside Out
Member, The Corps Network Board of Directors

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Bruce Saito

Executive Director, California Conservation Corps

Chair, Corps Council

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