For Changemakers Who Demand More

Upswell 2021
What’s Possible?

What Upswell is all about

Who is Upswell for?

Do you believe in a society where every person can thrive?

Then Upswell is for you. We’re a diverse (and big) community of relentless changemakers. Nonprofit and foundation professionals, organizational leaders, philanthropists, innovators, artists, corporate citizens, community activists, and social entrepreneurs of every kind of mission for good. Creating a healthy and racially equitable nation will require nothing less than the absolute best that each of us has to offer – including you.

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2021

The Year Ahead

Upswell is a growing wave of energy, experiences, and engagement. Our clear purpose: fighting for racial justice and getting the nation healthy, in every sense of that word.

Over the course of this year, our events will explore dynamic dimensions of those challenges. Then, in October, we’ll unleash everything – knowledge, innovation, and boundless ambition – into a three-day virtual summit that will push the limits of what’s possible when we work together.

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Upswell, powered by Independent Sector, is a community of thousands of engaged, passionate, and diverse changemakers – and the energy is constantly buzzing.

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