October 19 & 20, 2023 in Oakland


The Just Future Summit will take place in person October 19 & 20, 2023 in Oakland. We welcome you to explore the different tickets below to understand which option is right for you.

Groups of 4+ can use the discount code group23 for a 15% discount.

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In an effort to keep this event as accessible as we can, we offer four ticket levels:

  • Champion – $800
    Covers the cost of your own admission and a scholarship!
  • Sustainer – $400
    Actual event cost; For companies and larger nonprofits.
  • Supporter – $250
    For small nonprofits or those paying for their own ticket.
  • Community – $60
    For students, young leaders, etc.

Hotel & Venue

The Just Future Summit will be held at the Oakland Marriott City Center.

The Greenlining Institute has reserved a Room Block for the nights of Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19 at the discounted rate of $239/night plus taxes and fees. Room Block sign ups will close October 3, but we recommend claiming your rooms as soon as possible.

Conference attendees can book your hotel room here!


Oakland Marriott City Center
1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607

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Transit Options

The Oakland Airport (OAK) is the closest airport to the event venue. The subway (BART) station is located on 12th Street, just two blocks from the Oakland Marriott. We encourage use of public transportation, bikes, carpooling, and other modes of sustainable transportation.

Why You Should Attend

A unique opportunity to learn, connect, and be energized for the work ahead

We hope you’ll join us to celebrate our legacy, renew our collective commitment to racial equity, and to chart a path forward towards a more equitable future not yet realized.

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Why Attend the Just Future Summit?
  • Hear from some of the most important voices in the movement for racial equity
  • Gather with a unique community of multiracial and intergenerational advocates, issue-area experts, organizers, educators, and community leaders
  • Attend workshops, panels, and sessions on a range of topics related to racial equity, economic equity, and climate equity, and transformative change work
  • Access a space to zoom out for your work and connect to the broader movement for racial equity

We are committed to breaking down barriers that prevent people from attending our events

In this spirit, a limited number of scholarships are available for those in need of financial assistance. We also offer tiered ticket pricing, starting at $45.

If you are interested in receiving a scholarship, please click on Apply below. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until spots are filled.

Applications are now closed.
Frequently Asked Questions

The Just Future Summit is an excellent professional development opportunity for folks in the public policy, regulatory, and advocacy spaces. But now, it’s time to figure out how to gain your supervisor’s support. Check out our Convince Your Employer toolkit for tips about talking to your supervisor about the professional development opportunities at #JustFutureSummit2023!

You can review our terms and conditions for registration and participation here.

We love our volunteers! Prospective attendees are invited to sign up for a volunteer shift in exchange for free registration. You’ll be onboarded with a crew of volunteers and work side-by-side with Greenlining staff (who will be super appreciative to have you there).

No need to register for your Summit ticket in advance of completing the volunteer form, we will send you a comp code for a complimentary Volunteer ticket once we’ve confirmed your shift. Spots are likely to fill up! Shifts are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Yes! Please navigate to our registration page and select ‘Already Registered?’ then enter your email and confirmation number. Select the ‘Transfer Registration’ button, then enter the First Name, Last Name, and Email of the registration recipient. For additional questions, please email events@greenlining.org. We can accept ticket transfers up until October 5, 2023. 

If you are no longer able to attend the 2023 Just Future Summit, please refer to your registration confirmation email to cancel your registration. 

Cancellations received before August 19, 2023 will receive 80% off their registration fee.

Please note: no refunds will be processed after August 19, 2023. However, you may transfer your ticket to another attendee until October 5, 2023 (see ticket transfer section).  Refunds will be issued in the form of the original method of payment to the person or organization that made the payment. Please allow up to 4 weeks for the refund to be processed. 

Groups of 4+ can receive a 15% discount on tickets. Use code group23 to claim your discount.

To register for a group, first fill out your own registration or registration for the first attendee. Once you reach the Registration Summary page, you will have the option to ‘Add Group Member,then proceed with the registration process. After all group members are added, proceed to the Payment Submission page to enter the discount code and pay for registration.

The Greenlining Institute will monitor COVID-19 health and safety developments, as well as new virus variants. We will be requiring full vaccination for all attendees and setting up meals to ensure that attendees who wish to remain masked while indoors can still enjoy our provided meals. You can see our full Just Future COVID-19 Policy here.

Just Future Summit registration includes access to Main Stage Sessions, Breakout Session, and Lunch on both days.

In an effort to keep this event as affordable and accessible as we can,  we offer four ticket levels: Community, Supporter, Sustainer and Champion.

We’ve provided ticket descriptions on the registration form to help attendees decide which level to choose. However, it is entirely up to you to decide. We do not ask for any documentation or application for subsidized tickets.