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Journey to Justice: Creating Change Through Partnerships
14th International Conference  |  
May 11 - 14, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana USA

The conference Call for Proposals is now closed! Find more information here.

Conference Goals

  • Sharpen community-campus partnerships’ and conference participants’ understanding of the present historical moment and the root causes of health, social, racial and economic inequities.
  • Reflect on the potential for partnerships to make change and work toward social and racial justice.
  • Provide an inclusive and dynamic forum to network, share information and build skills. 
  • Build the capacity of communities and institutions to engage in authentic partnerships. 
  • Transform the community-campus partnerships movement by connecting people, partnerships and networks from around the world. 
  • Shape the program and policy agendas and responses of CCPH and co-sponsoring organizations to move us from injustice to the justice.

Conference Objectives

  • Provide participants with a deepened understanding of how partnerships can transform people, communities, institutions, policies and systems. 
  • Reflect on why and how they engage in community-campus partnerships. 
  • Commit to concrete and specific actions they will take upon returning home. 
  • Build connections, share ideas and establish a peer group for continued learning. 
  • Create momentum for and subsequent action through partnerships, policies and entities working to address the root causes of health, social, racial and economic inequities.

Important Dates

Proposal submission deadline October 15, 2015
Presenters notified of decision on proposal November 2015
Deadline for presenters to confirm participation December 2015
Registration opens December 2015
Hotel reservation deadline April 20, 2016
Advance registration deadline May 4, 2016

Conference Contacts

For questions regarding registration, exhibiting, or co-sponsorship, please contact Shelly Tolo at 206-962-0012 or

For all other questions, please call us at 206-666-3406 or email us.
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