Business Leaders’ Guide to Promoting Civic Engagement in 2024 and Beyond


In the rapidly evolving landscape of American politics, it is crucial for business leaders to recognize their role as catalysts for positive change. As the 2024 US elections approach, the power to shape the future extends beyond the ballot box and into the workplace. Our webinar, “Business Leaders’ Guide to Promoting Civic Engagement,” is designed to equip business leaders with an actionable checklist and resources needed to galvanize employees and stakeholders to engage in the democratic process.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be equipped with an understanding of the state of play and how they can mobilize their teams and stakeholders to actively participate in the 2024 US elections, fostering a culture of civic responsibility and contributing to the broader democratic discourse. Join ASBN and Movement Voter Project in leading the way towards a more engaged and empowered future.

Webinar Speaker

John Anner, PhD (Senior Philanthropic Advisor — New York (and beyond!) @Movement Voter Project)

John has worked in the non-profit sector for over 30 years, with 20 of those years in the CEO position. He led Thrive Networks for 13 years, helping the organization expand to a dozen countries in Asia and Africa. He was also the founder and executive director of the Independent Press Association, and served as the board chair of the Coral Reef Alliance and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. He was previously the Publications Director of the Center for Third World Organizing. He has held interim roles as the CEO of the Dream Corps, CFO of the Kohala Institute, and COO of the Coleridge Initiative.

John’s PhD dissertation and research focused on the use of impact measurement as a critical success factor for social enterprises. He also holds an MS in international agricultural development. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mauritania, West Africa, and has also lived in Vietnam and Central America.

John Anner, PhD, is a senior donor advisor at the Movement Voter Project.

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