Leading the Way 2021: Trusted Solutions for a Brighter Future

Date: Monday, October 25, and Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Time: 3 to 5 p.m. ET daily
Where: Online 

Leading the Way is a multiday convening that brings influential speakers from a variety of backgrounds to engage in critical conversations about one of the most pressing challenges our country faces — immigration. Check out our agenda here.

Join us virtually for #LTW2021 Monday, October 25th and Tuesday, October 26th!

Announced Speakers


Filippo Grandi

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Krish O’Mara Vignarajah
President and CEO
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)
Yuval Levin
Director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies
American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Peter Wehner

Senior Fellow

Ethics and Public Policy Center

Elizabeth Neumann

Chief Strategy Officer


Edgar Sandoval Sr.

President and CEO

World Vision U.S.

David French

Senior Editor

The Dispatch

Jenny Yang

Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Policy

World Relief

Reverend Ed Litton


Southern Baptist Convention

Mindy Belz

Senior Editor

WORLD News Group

Tom Linebarger

Chairman and CEO

Cummins Inc.

Congressman Jason Crow

6th District of Colorado

U.S. House of Representatives

Congressman Adam Kinzinger

16th District of Illinois

U.S. House of Representatives

Michelle Hackman

Immigration Policy Reporter

Wall Street Journal

Chandler Morse

Director of U.S. Public Policy


Portia Wu

Managing Director of U.S. Public Policy


2020 Recap

For our first-ever virtual Leading the Way, more than 1,000 people from across the United States joined us to discuss the path forward on immigration. Our conversations addressed topics such as the future of global migration, racial justice, and mending our divided nation and featured top leaders including David Miliband, CEO of the International Rescue Committee; Juan Williams, Political Analyst with Fox News; Ambassador Martha Bárcena Coqui, Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S.; Lorella Praeli, President of Community Change; the Rev. Dr. Walter Kim, President of the National Association of Evangelicals; Stuart Stevens, Author and Political Strategist; Ben Hasan, Senior Vice President and Chief Culture, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Walmart; U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-California) and Michael Simpson (R-Idaho) and many more.

Catch up on all our 2020 Leading the Way conversations below!

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