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Most participants are between the ages of 15 and 40, however up to 10 percent of spots are made available to allies and mentors over 40.
No, but if your application is successful you will get a formal response within a few weeks.
The fees for Nexus events are modest, at cost, or free. Limited scholarships are available, however all participants are responsible for covering the costs of their own travel and accommodations. For details send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participation in the majority of Nexus events around the world is free. This arrangement has allowed everyone to participate on the same level, permitting everyone to identify and contribute as they see fit. As the network has grown around the world, new mechanisms of income generation became necessary to transition from an all volunteer effort to a more professional operation.
If you are interested in helping to subsidize the participation of Nexus participants please send us email at email@example.com.
Conference fees are 50% refundable up until 30 days before the Summit start date. Conference fees are not refundable thereafter.
All conference participants are asked to adhere to a “no-fundraising and no-solicitation of business” ethic throughout the conference.
Through conference fees, donations, sponsorships, and partnerships. If you are interested in making a contribution to Nexus, we are seeking additional supporters. Please contact Brian Weinberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We accept people on a rolling and first-come-first-served basis. To get a spot, apply soon. We have a number of criteria that are used internally to screen candidates including the written application, who is referring the candidate, personal and professional background, diversity, and more. We review each application within a few weeks of submission.
The Nexus Global Youth Summit and our other events are open to select media. We have a limited number of press passes available. To apply for credentials, email email@example.com and include your outlet and links to recent work.
Nexus is a non-profit enterprise. It was originally developed as a project of Search for Common Ground. It is currently a project of the Giving Back Fund. In 2014, Nexus filed its own 501(c)(3) articles of incorporation and will soon have its own non-profit tax designation.
Some translation will be offered at some of our summits. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For inquiries about childcare, please email email@example.com.
Some special programs may be organized for participants under the age of 18. Additionally, we have a consent form which needs to be completed and returned to us before the summit commences. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to ask for it.
Global Summit: The Nexus Global Youth Summit often convenes at the United Nations at 777 United Nations Plaza 44th street & 1st Ave, New York. Most of the programming is at the United Nations with some events at other venues around Manhattan. More details are announced in the weeks leading up to the event.
Other Regional Summits: For details about the venues of other regional summits visit the appropriate regional summit page.
Other Regional Summits: For details about the start times of other regional summits, please visit the appropriate regional summit page.
We do not make participant lists available to the public, but there are partial lists of hosts, panelists, presenters and advisors on the pages of each summit website.
Attire for our summits is Business Casual. We would like all of our participants to be comfortable. The attire for Nexus dinners and parties is upscale casual; we would like our participants to feel free to dress up for these events if they would like to, but it is not a requirement.
Time is scheduled between day time programs and evening programs to offer free time. See each summit program separately for details.
If you have been accepted to a Nexus Summit, please join our private Facebook Group. Email us at email@example.com and ask for details.
Our Summit sessions may take many different forms ranging from workshops to panel discussions. We traditionally use a format that we call Expert Led Conversations.
Nexus asks its members to adhere to a culture of non-solicitation at our events. We also conduct background checks on members and do not tolerate immoral or illicit activity. If you experience or witness behavior among Nexus members that is not aboveboard you may report it by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond with formal instructions explaining how to file a report. Please note that all correspondence with this email address is strictly confidential.
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