Oct. 16-18

Indianapolis

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Take full advantage of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities strategic action network by attending the Alliance National Conference. This conference features exceptional speakers and a variety of workshops that showcase practice, policy, and research that advances the social sector’s knowledge and action in the following areas—where we seek to make meaningful contributions:

  • Organizational Excellence
  • Health and Well-Being
  • Educational Success
  • Economic Opportunity
  • Safety and Permanency

As the Alliance’s largest event, this conference offers valuable networking opportunities for board members, executives, directors, and managers in all organizational areas.

Reimagining How We Address Systems Change
Ethan Neal
Pillsbury United Communities

Building Blocks of Community Development
Ashlee Weaver
Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center

Wakandan Wisdom: Using Pop Culture to Transform Lives
Jonathan Palmer
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center

Workshops

Build knowledge to accelerate your work with more than 40 workshops to choose from.

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Networking

Seize the networking potential of the Alliance’s largest and most diverse conference.

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Sponsorships

Check out the various way of becoming a 2019 Alliance National Conference partner.

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Schedule

Wednesday, Oct. 16

8-9 a.m.   Breakfast
9-10:30 a.m.    Opening General Session
10:30-11:15 a.m.
  Break
11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.   Session A Workshops  
12:45-2 p.m.   Lunch and Panel Conversation
2-3 p.m.
  Alliance Address
3-3:30 p.m.
  Break
3:30-5 p.m.
  Session B Workshops  
5:30-6:30 p.m.    Networking Reception

Thursday, Oct. 17

8-9 a.m.    Breakfast
9-10:30 a.m.
  Snapshots
10:30-11:15 a.m.
  Break
11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
  Session C Workshops
12:45-1:30 p.m.
  Networking Lunch
1:45-3:15 p.m.
  Session D Workshops
3:15-3:30 p.m.
  Break
3:30-5 p.m.
  Session E Workshops

Friday, Oct. 18

8-9 a.m.   Breakfast 
9-10:30 a.m.    Session F Workshops
10:30-10:45 a.m.   Break
10:45-11:45 a.m.   Closing General Session

Location & Lodging

Westin Indianapolis
241 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204