of Focus

Summit Impact focuses on hyper-relevant topic areas where creative solutions are well positioned to be scaled for maximum impact.

Our 6 Areas of Focus


The Future of Work

Meeting the growing economic challenges in the US with entrepreneurial solutions that support underestimated youth and diverse talent pipelines.


Equity & Justice

Developing a series of community-based policy recommendations co-authored by activists, progressive DAs, and chiefs of police around the country.


Environmental Stewardship

Preparing global leaders in environmental conservation for the tasks ahead through intensive leadership training, network cultivation, and capacity-building.


Art & Imagination

Gathering a coalition of bold artists and creatives to develop national campaigns and envision new paradigms for our future.


Health & Wellbeing

Scaling access to innovative solutions for trauma, anxiety, and PTSD, and supporting harm-reduction nationwide.


Civic Engagement

Increasing voter turnout for critical elections and encouraging business leaders to provide employees with paid time off to vote.

Spotlight: Summit Criminal Justice Lab

In the criminal justice reform movement, there is a growing need for additional infrastructure and support for elected officials, practitioners, and other stakeholders.

The Summit Criminal Justice Policy Lab, led by former D.A. of San Francisco and justice reform advocate George Gascón, develops collaborative policy recommendations to reform the delivery of justice in communities at the national, state, and local levels.

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Leadership Council

Mike de la Rocha

Founder, Revolve Impact

Patrisse Cullors

Co-founder, Black Lives Matter

Cristine Soto DeBerry

Deputy Chief of Staff, San Francisco District Attorney

Art Acevedo

Chief of Police, Houston

Katy Miller

Chief of Programs & Initiatives, San Francisco District Attorney's Office

Charlie Beck

Former Chief of Police, Los Angeles

Scott Budnick

Founder, Anti-Recidivism Coalition

Wendy Still

Probation Chief, Alameda County

Chloe Cockburn

Program Officer, Criminal Justice Reform

Richie Reseda Edmond-Vargas

Co-founder, Initiate Justice

Todd Fogleson

Professor of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto

Laurie Levenson

Michael Gennaco

Vincent Schiraldi

Mike Moore

Erwin Chemerinsky

William Waterson

Juan Cartagena

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