To date, EPIP has engaged in the following planning activities:
- Compiled research on pipeline and generational issues in the nonprofit sector and other realms of public service. Ongoing.
- Cosponsored a young people’s reception at the 2004 Independent Sector conference, along with Public Allies, Idealist.org, and American Humanics. Fall 2004.
- Participated in a weekend meeting about next steps for progressive leadership development on college campuses. The retreat was pulled together by staff at Young People for the American Way, The League of Young Voters, and Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Fall 2004.
- Led a weekend retreat called “Cross-Age Collaboration for Social Justice,” which brought together 20 activists, scholars and funders across 3 generations to explore what inter-generational learning could mean for social movements. Fall 2003.
- Our New York City and Bay Area chapters have held discussions about how our constituents can help get resources to youth organizing. Both events were held in collaboration with funders collaboratives for youth organizing. 2004.
- Sponsored funder briefings in New York City and Boston on the Young Elected Leaders Project, a Rutgers University research effort that explores the demographics and politics of over 800 elected leaders under 35 years of age. 2003.
- Sent members to a one day conference, “Young People’s Issues: A Conversation, ” held by the William Jefferson Clinton Foundation. 2003.