BE together

BE together

Our Message

We are a tribe of truth-tellers. A band of visionaries. We want to dream a better world and make change a reality. We know it all starts with each one of us, finding our own inspiration, manifesting our own joy. And we know how powerful we become when we join TOGETHER.

Our Speakers

Storytellers, influencers, soul sisters.
Together in one room for one night.

Glennon Doyle Melton

Glennon is the author of the inspiring and hilarious New York Times bestselling memoir, Carry on Warrior and the upcoming Love Warrior.  She is the founder of Momastery.com, an online community that reaches millions of people each week. Through her blog posts, she gives voice to our shared experiences and allows us to feel known. She is also the creator and president of Together Rising—a non-profit that has raised over four million dollars for families around the world.

Seane Corn

An internationally celebrated yoga teacher known for her impassioned activism and inspirational style of teaching. Seane utilizes her national platform to bring awareness to humanitarian issues—in 2005, she was named “National Yoga Ambassador” for YouthAIDS, and in 2013 was given the Global Green International Environmental Leadership Award. Since 2007, she has been training leaders of activism through her co-founded organization Off the Mat, Into the World®.

 

Valarie Kaur

Valarie Kaur

Valarie is known as an “interfaith visionary”—an award-winning filmmaker, civil rights lawyer, activist, entrepreneur and mother who fights for social justice rooted in love. Inspired by her Sikh faith, Valarie is the founder of Groundswell Movement, America’s largest multi-faith online organizing community. She is a regular voice on MSNBC, CNN, the Washington Post, among others and speaks throughout the US. Raised in a farming family in the California heartland, Valarie graduated from Stanford University, Harvard Divinity School, and Yale Law School. Now based at the University of Southern California, her new venture the Revolutionary Love® Project harnesses the ethic of love to drive courageous action in our lives and in the world.

Dr. Jacqueline Lewis

Dr. Jacqui Lewis

Dr. Lewis is the first African American woman to serve as Senior Minister at Middle Collegiate Church in New York City. Jacqui is a fierce activist, preacher, and advocate for racial, LGBT, and economic justice. She’s been featured on The Today Show, CNN, and hosts “Just Faith” on MSNBC.com. She is the author of The Power of Stories, and the children’s book, You Are So Wonderful! She is writing a book about getting a grown-up God.

Our Guest Speakers

Abby Wambach

Abby Wambach

Portland & Denver

The 2015 Time 100 list named her one of the most influential people in the world. Abby is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, soccer player, FIFA Women’s World Cup champion, and 2011 AP Female Athlete of the Year.

Geena Rocero

Geena Rocero

Portland & Los Angeles

Born and raised in Manila, Philippines, Geena is a Model, Producer, Trans Rights Advocate and co-host of TV Show ASPIREist for USA Network. Her TED talk has been viewed almost 3 Million times.

Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez

Los Angeles

Now in her third season as “Jane The Virgin,” this Golden Globe winner was named the “Next Big Thing” and one of the “Top 35 Latinos Under 35,” by The Hollywood Reporter—and one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine. See Gina this fall in Deepwater Horizon opposite Mark Wahlberg.

Sophia Bush

Sophia Bush

Chicago

Sophia’s performances capture audiences, whether it’s as Detective Erin Lindsay (Chicago P.D.), Brooke Davis (One Tree Hill), or one of her many movie roles. Sophia is an active supporter of many causes; she recently appeared at SXSW Interactive alongside First Lady Michelle Obama.

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

Brooklyn

Alicia Keys is a 15-time Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer, an accomplished actress, a New York Times best-selling author, an entrepreneur and a powerful force in the world of activism. In the summer of 2016, Keys released her critically-acclaimed new single “In Common” and her forthcoming highly-anticipated sixth studio album is due out later this year on RCA Records. Keys joined the judges panel on NBC’s “The Voice” for its 11th season, which premiered on September 19, 2016, alongside Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton. In September 2014, Keys launched We Are Here, a movement that empowers the global community around a host of issues and initiatives building a better world where all people are heard, respected, equal, and treated with dignity. Keys also co-founded Keep a Child Alive (KCA) and serves as Global Ambassador for the organization.

Ciara

Ciara

Atlanta

Ciara is a Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, producer, actress, model and entertainer, who has sold over 23 million records and 16 million singles worldwide. Known for her stellar dance abilities and choreography, Ciara has been dubbed the “Queen of Dance.” When not working with a major fashion house or out on tour, Ciara is dedicated to improving the lives of children and empowering women across the globe.

Our Audience

This gathering is for everyone. We are offering seats for as low as $25 because we want to join together, link arms, and raise our voices in a chorus of YES. Whole-heartedness is the only thing you need to walk through the door.

Our Partners

  • Life Reimagined
  • State Farm
  • Motherhood Later
  • Portland YWCA