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2016 AJFCA Annual Conference

Workshop Content

Executive Team Leadership
  • Creating a Culture that Engages Staff (onsite at JFS San Diego)
  • CEO's role in Cultivating Board Members
  • Reflections on Being Jewish and Multicultural Agencies
  • Talent Development - Reward, Retain & Attract the Right People
  • Participative Planning & Programming
  • The 2016 Presidential Election & its Potential Impacts on our Agencies
  • Managing Change in a Complex Time
Agency Services
  • Creating Impactful Partnerships with Agencies in your Community
  • Promoting Dignity, Wellness & Visibility through your Community Food Pantry
  • Innovative Approaches to the Music & Memory Program
  • Integrating LGBTQ Programming into Jewish Agencies
  • Hoarding & Its Implications for Aging in Place
  • Holocaust Survivor Services in JFCS Agencies
  • Designing Disabilities Services with Inclusion in Mind
Board Leadership
  • Top Issues Roundtable: Ethical Dilemmas, Effective Meetings, Growing your Agency, Engaging the Board
  • Respective Roles of the Board and Executive 
  • Engaging the Board in Assessing Program Impact & Sustainability
  • Importance of Succession Planning in the Face of an Emergency
  • Interactive Role Play: Building Upon Skills and Teaching Solicitation Strategies
  • Making Big Decisions through Generative Discussions
Development & Marketing
  • Trending Topics Roundtable:  (Development) Legacy, Solicitation Outside of  the Jewish Community, (Marketing) Copy vs. Content, PR Outside of the Jewish Community
  • Outside the Box Fundraising in Our Ever Changing Environment
  • Agency Events, The Beginning of A Development Strategy
  • Interactive Grant Strategy Workshop
  • Building Community Using Marketing Tools
  • The Changing Foundation World, A Look From the Inside 
  • Framing a New Narrative on Human Services

Volunteer/Young Adult Engagement 

  • Making the Case for Jewish Service Learning
  • Philanthropy, Service & Leadership Development in Next Gen Volunteers
  • Points of Light Service Enterprise Program
  • Attracting & Retaining Baby Boomer and Highly Skilled Volunteers
Networking Luncheons

Make the most of your Conference experience by having lunch with colleagues while discussing trending topics. Optional Networking Lunches are offered on Monday, May 16th, and can be added to registration for an additional $50. All luncheons require pre-registration. Click here to learn more about each luncheon.
  • Lay Leaders Luncheon
  • Development & Marketing Professionals Luncheon
  • 40 & Under Luncheon
  • Older Adult and Disabilities Services Luncheon 
  • Networking Luncheons
Tentative 2016 AFJCA Annual Conference Schedule

Registration is Now OPEN!
Westin Hotel | San Diego, CA | May 15th - 17th

Book your hotel room and learn more about the Westin San Diego here

Please contact Megan with questions.

AJFCA is committed to the inclusion of all interested parties in the AJFCA Annual Conference. If you would like to request accommodations to enable you to participate fully in the event please contact AJFCA's Director of Older Adult & Disabilities Services, Liz Woodward, by April 15, 2016 at 410-500-5372.