2018 Conference in Denver, Colorado

September 12-14, 2018

Theme: Historical Trauma: Treating the Symptom, Healing the Root

Willis Young Award Nominations

We are looking to honor an outstanding frontline worker at this year’s annual conference, September 12-14, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. One who is committed and passionate in the effort to break the cycle of violence and promotes healing in communities where violent injuries occur. If you would like to nominate someone, please fill out an online nomination form application and pictureNominations are due by Monday, May 21, 2018

Rashaw Scott Youth Scholarship Application

The  Healing Justice Alliance (HJA) seeks to amplify the voices of youth at our conference and in our work. Young people are actively involved in this work today and will be leaders of this violence prevention movement tomorrow. To that end, we are inviting youth leaders to submit an application for this year’s conference. To apply, please submit a picture of yourself along with a youth scholarship applicationApplications are due by Monday, May 21, 2018

Call for Workshops – Deadline April 20, 2018

We invite you to submit a workshop proposal that honors, promotes, and contributes to the advancing the health approach to violence prevention. Please complete this application submission form, upload your resume/CV, and disclosure form by Friday, April 20, 2018.

Workshop proposals will receive extra points/considerations for including a frontline worker as a speaker

To submit a workshop proposal, please click here


September 12, 2018: Working group meetings & pre-conference activities

September 13-14, 2018: Conference and workshops

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Conference Refund Policy
Participant Refund Policy
  • Conference registration and/or workshop registration may be canceled with full refund provided written notification is received any time up until four (4) weeks prior to the conference start date.
  • A 50% refund is available for conference registration and/or workshop registration provided written notification is received between four (4) weeks and two (2)weeks prior to the conference start date.
  • No refunds will be granted within two (2) weeks of the conference start date. In the case of an emergency/extenuating circumstances, special requests may be considered on a case-by-case basis by the conference leadership team following the conference.

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