SRE Network Convening: Learning Lab for Change

Join us for two days of transformative learning to explore how you can advance safety, respect, and equity at your workplace. 

📍Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City

🗓 Tuesday, June 4: 2 pm - 6:30 pm ET & Wednesday, June 5: 9 am - 5 pm ET

In the midst of one of the most challenging and tumultuous years across the Jewish community, the call to ensure our Jewish workplaces are safe, respectful, and equitable has never been more urgent.

SRE Network's 2024 Convening: Learning Lab for Change will bring together SRE members, affiliates, grantees, funders, and Jewish community leaders for an interactive journey to explore how we can make sustainable change, and recommit to building a culture of respect and belonging across our organizations – and beyond.

Convening highlights will include: immersive skill-building workshops, keynotes from inspiring change-makers in the field, dynamic peer learning labs, panel discussions with inspiring thought-leaders, networking opportunities, and more.

Together, we can transform the Jewish communal landscape.

Early Bird Price (ends April 19): $150

General Admission: $200

Additional Members of an Organization: $100*

*If you are registering more than one individual at your organization, you may register each additional person at the reduced rate of $100.

All participants must agree to SRE Network's Code of Conduct. Accessible accommodations will be available. Read our FAQ section for details.

Registration Guidelines:

Please review the following guidelines as you consider who should attend from your team.

  • Invited organizations with less than 30 employees are encouraged to bring 2 staff members, which should include a person in a leadership role and a SRE Champion*.
  • Invited organizations with 30+ employees are encouraged to bring 3 staff members, which should include a person in a leadership role and a SRE Champion*.

*SRE Champions are individuals who drive their organization's work to further a safe, respectful, and equitable workplace and/or are their organization's SRE Network liaison.

A Note About Cost:

The registration fee of $200 per person is heavily subsidized by SRE Network. The actual cost per participant is $930 and includes 3 kosher meals, snacks, and convening materials. If you are able, please consider making an additional donation towards covering the full cost. Making a donation is entirely voluntary, and enables SRE to offer programming that can be affordable and inclusive. Please note that the ticket cost is not tax deductible; however, any additional donation will be tax deductible.

If the convening registration fee poses a financial challenge, please contact us to receive a reduced rate at convening@srenetwork.org. Our correspondence will be confidential. We are deeply committed to ensuring that our convening remains accessible.

Questions?

For any questions about registration or if you would like to have additional staff attend, please email convening@srenetwork.org.

Agenda Highlights

Inspiring Keynotes

Discover key insights from innovative changemakers about the state of the Jewish community today, and where we go from here.

Interactive Workshops

Engage in immersive skill-building to learn practical tools to advance safety, respect, and equity work at your organization.

Peer Learning Labs

Learn with and from other SRE members about how we can work together to elevate our collective impact.

Panel Discussions

Engage in dynamic dialogue with leading voices championing change across the Jewish communal landscape.

Networking Opportunities

Connect with a supportive network of allies to foster ongoing partnership as you continue this work beyond the convening.

Check back for agenda and speaker details.

Session Topics Will Include

  • Safety

    Advancing psychological safety • Developing ethics and codes of conduct • Promoting accessibility

  • Respect

    Navigating difficult conversations • Addressing power dynamics • Handling misconduct

  • Equity

    Creating equitable operations • Advancing pay equity • Understanding bias in the workplace

Hotel Information

DoubleTree by Hilton New York Downtown

A block of rooms has been reserved at the DoubleTree by Hilton New York Downtown (8 Stone St, New York, NY 10004) for a discounted rate of $309 per night. Please use this booking link to reserve your discounted room by May 6, 2024.

Address: 8 Stone St, New York, NY 10004
Phone Number: 212-480-9100
Directions: 10 minute walk from hotel to venue, 6 minute bus ride, or 5 minute car/shared ride

About SRE Network

Launched in 2018, SRE is a growing and impactful network of 175+ organizations committed to creating workplaces and communal spaces that are safe, respectful, and equitable for all. SRE Network promotes healthy Jewish workplaces and communal spaces through networking building, resource sharing, and community investments.

We envision a Jewish communal landscape that is safe, respectful, and equitable, where people are free from abuse, engage one another with dignity, and are treated fairly.

SRE Network is generously supported by:

Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies • Crown Family Philanthropies • The Dobkin Family Foundation • The Diane and Guilford Glazer Foundation • The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation • Jane and Daniel Och Family Foundation • Jim Joseph Foundation • The Klarman Family Foundation • The Leichtag Foundation • Lippman Kanfer Family Foundation • ONE8 Foundation

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Health & Safety Protocols

We are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our community. The following guidelines are designed to mitigate the health risks of an in person gathering in accordance with guidance from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Please note that these guidelines are subject to change.

  • We recommend all attendees are up to date on their COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Participants should stay home if they have COVID-19 symptoms and get tested and see their medical provider for further guidance.
  • Those who test positive and/or are symptomatic should isolate per CDC guidance. Those who have exposure to COVID-19 and are asymptomatic should refer to the CDC for current guidance on isolation, quarantine, and testing following exposure.

Attendees are invited to wear a mask. Masks and hand sanitizer will be available on site. 

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Photos by Shulamit Photo + Video from SRE Network's 2023 Convening

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