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The 19th Represents

Virtual Summit

This event took place August 16-20, 2021

This summer, our second annual #19thRepresents Summit explored why #RepresentationMatters in democracy, sports, business, culture and voting. You can watch the full summit to hear from leaders, history-makers and rising stars — as well as performances from Julien Baker, Gina Chavez, The Linda Lindas, and the Broadway cast of Jagged Little Pill.

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Five days of impactful keynotes and conversations with leaders, history-makers and rising stars — as well as can’t-miss performances. This year, we’re exploring why representation matters in democracy, sports, business, culture and voting.

Monday, August 16 – Friday, August 20, 2021

Tune in from noon-3 p.m. CT, 1-4 p.m. ET.

The entire summit is free and open to the public. Just register here.

You can register in advance to watch the summit on Crowdcast — or by tuning in to our YouTube, Facebook and Twitter pages for live streams August 16-20. 

You can view the full schedule right here.

We hope you will invite friends and colleagues to also attend the summit. Click here to find our speaker list, event details and the full schedule.

To follow along on social media, you can use the hashtag #19thRepresents.

We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible space for all attendees. Throughout the summit, captioning is provided. For the keynotes, ASL interpretation is also provided.

If you would like to request an accommodation that is not listed above, please email us at [email protected]. We will do our best to ensure this event is as accessible as possible.

Yes. To make sure everything runs smoothly, we are collecting questions in advance right here. During events, we will not take additional questions but we’re excited to hang out with you in the comment section. 

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Special Thanks

The 19th Represents 2021 Virtual Summit is five days of impactful programming made possible by the support of our sponsors.

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