Areas
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

1

The Future of Work

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

2

Equity & Justice

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

3

Environmental Stewardship

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

4

Art & Imagination

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

5

Health & Wellbeing

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

6

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

The Criminal Justice Lab accelerates solutions for community safety and criminal justice reform, to create a more free and just society.

The two year program features four Criminal Justice Fellows and is designed to amplify and support their critical work to advance justice reform.

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Lab Participants

Mike de la Rocha (LC)

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

George Gascón

District Attorney, Los Angeles. Senior Distinguished Fellow

Ellyn Guttman

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Andrew Yang

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Colette Kessler

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Stephen Saloom

Director, Advocacy & Capacity Building

Wendy Sill

Chief Probation Officer. Alameda County

Jenna Arnold

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Shellye Archambeau

Executive Board Member. Fortune 500s

Frank Luntz

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Richie Reseda

Founder. Question Culture. LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Sam Mar

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Patrisse Cullors

Founder, BLM. Senior Distinguished Fellow

Kate Collins

Program Associate

Susan Olesek

Founder, Enneagram Prison Project. LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Jamelia Kelsey Jones

Program Manager, Summit Impact

Rajiv Chandrasekaran

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Danielle Allen

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

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