We Are The Future Summit will be held in February 2023 as a one-day live summit, powered by Minority Millennials & City & State NY held in person at Nassau Coliseum for the whole region to attend. The live programming for attendees will consist of live groundbreaking sessions & leadership insights from the emerging wave of diverse thought leaders, keynote presentations by notable corporate, nonprofit, & government executives, lunch, & an exciting networking cocktail reception.
We are uniting creative leaders from across the New York Metropolitan areas, focused on supporting next generation talent, entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, executives, & government leaders.
Keynote Remarks focused on Workforce Development Jose Ortiz Jr. Senior Advisor, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic & Workforce Development; Political Power; Public Safety; & Economic Development
Panel Topics to Include:
The Future of Political Power
This session will help emerging leaders learn the value of being civically engaged, develop community relationships, & know their politicians. As well, problem solve & obtain advice on critical issues facing their professional & personal development. Some of the topics to be discussed include: Power; Lobbying; Policy Making; Education; Activism; Advocacy; Census; Voting & more.
The 21st Century Workforce
The pandemic taught us that work is no longer commuting into the office for 8 hour days 5 days a week. But of course, we have lost the social & collaborative element along the way. What does the Future Workforce of NY look like? Topics will include Civil Service (Benefits, Unions); Future Industries; Diversity & Inclusion; Human Capital Investment.
Criminal Justice Reform & Public Safety
Three years ago, New York State adopted a law ending the assessment of cash bail in most cases involving misdemeanors & nonviolent felonies. Here, we review what we know so far about criminal justice reform & its impact on public safety & what can be done to change the current systems.
Economic Freedom & Generational Wealth
This panel will help foster & nurture entrepreneurial ideas & help provide access to the capital needed to build a business. It will address targeted initiatives that promote equitable economic policy & financial literacy to build new generational wealth. This discussion can perhaps help to close deep-rooted racial wealth gaps & create new economic freedom. Specific topics will include Financial Literacy; Entrepreneurship; Opportunity Zones; Building Generational Wealth; Land Ownership