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Gather with Your Tribe to Celebrate Inclusivity with The UpGlo Community

Host a Gala watch party!

The Upwardly Global community can all share in the collective celebration by hosting either a virtual or socially distanced gathering to screen the 2021 Virtual Gala! Consider hosting a virtual or socially-distanced gathering to screen the 2021 Virtual Gala on September 29th at 7pm ET/4pm PT. 

Unsure where to start? Follow the steps below, and review the resources and tools that we have created for you. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Nacllies J. Richards, Director of Development at nacllies@upwardlyglobal.org.

STEP 1: RESERVE YOUR SEAT

The first step is to reserve your spot at our signature Gala event.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Want to amplify your support through a personal or corporate sponsorship? 

Please contact Aditi Shah via email at aditi@upwardlyglobal.org or by calling (212) 219-8828 ext. 215

STEP 2: PLAN

Determine whether you would like to host a virtual or socially-distanced gathering to screen the 2021 Virtual Gala. Find event planning resources below!

IDEAS FOR YOUR PARTY

Still have questions? Let us know so we can support you by emailing devteam@upwardlyglobal.org

STEP 3: INVITE

Who should you invite? We recommend making a list of family, friends, and colleagues who share a personal immigrant story, who are invested in the personal and professional development of others, or who are avid supporters of diversity, equity and inclusion in all spaces.

Need help with crafting an invite? Click here to view the template invite language that you may use in emails and direct message invitations.

INVITE TEXT

STEP 4: CONFIRM

Follow up on your invitations and aim to have at least 8 guests who confirm your virtual table. Suggest that attendees join you in supporting the event and the UpGlo mission by:
1- Promoting the event and their upcoming attendance at your watch party using our social media toolkit (linked here).
2- Consider making a donation alongside other UpGlo supporters during the course of the virtual Gala on September 29th.

 

REGISTER HERE

Ask your guest to register directly or register for them (email us at devteam@upwardlyglobal.org for help).

Get the word out!

 Share stories of our amazing honorees and speakers on your social media to promote our gala.

SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLKIT

THANK YOU

Your choice to stand with Upwardly Global today, bolsters our ability to empower more than 16,000 college-educated immigrants and refugees in restarting their lives and livelihood in the U.S. 

We’ve championed equal opportunity because it’s the right thing to do, and because it’s good for our country. We couldn’t do this work without your critical support.

 

 

 

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