2017 Family Leadership Conference


Conference Logo:  Family Voices 2017 Leadership Conference: Weaving a Tapestry of Strength Through Diversity

November 15 - 17, 2017  |  Washington, D.C.

The Conference Center at The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Thank you to the sponors whose support made this conference possible and to all of the conference participants for your contributions to this dynamic and meaningful event full of connection, sharing, learning, and inspiration! 

This page will be updated soon with event photos and summaries.  See the "Presentation Slides and Handouts" quick link below for session materials that have been posted so far. 

Collage of photos from the 2017 Family Leadership Conference

 

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SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

 

FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

PRESENTER BIOS

   

PRESENTION SLIDES AND HANDOUTS

BUILDING PARTNERSHIP SKILLS WORKSHOPS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strengthening Our Collective Impact

The Family Voices 25th Anniversary conference event brought together family leaders and family organizations from every state, D.C., and some of the U.S. territories to strengthen our collective impact on systems serving children and youth with special healthcare needs.  .    

The event aimed to provide a dynamic opportunity to connect, share, and learn effective strategies and best practices through workshops on topics such as systems change at the local, state, and national levels; recruiting, training, and supporting diverse family leaders; youth leadership development; and more!  Events kicked off with Family Voices' 25th Anniversary Celebration on the Hill

 

Keynote Speakers

Jeanné Isler

 

Jeanné Isler, Vice President and Chief Engagement Officer, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (full bio).  Ms. Isler will speak about Navigating Uncertain Times.

 

 

Claire McAndrew headshot

 

  Claire McAndrew, Director of Campaign Strategy, Families USA.  Ms. McAndrew will speak about The Power of Families' Voices in Defending and Transforming our Health Care System.

 

 

 

 


 

Thank You to Our Sponsors

PLATINUM SPONOR Anthem logo
GOLD SPONSOR United Healthcare logo
SILVER & SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

ABP logo

BRONZE SPONSORS LPFCH logo

JPMorgan Chase logo

RECEPTION SPONSORS CHA logoMUFG logo
SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

AAP logo

ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORS

Family Voices Board of Directors

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network of New Jersey

Association of University Centers on Disability

Sputnik

Genetic Alliance

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

Academy Health

Catalyst Center

Got Transition

Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care

Family Network on Disabilities

Liz Healey and family

Federation for Children with Special Needs

Oklahoma Family Network

Family Voices of Tennessee

Family Voices of California

New Hampshire Family Voices

Rhode Island Parent Information Network

Family Voices of Illinois

PATH Parent to Parent/Family Voices of Connecticut


Questions?

Contact Bev Baker, bbaker@familyvoices.org, or Ashlee Richey, arichey@familyvoices.org.