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Healing Justice Alliance Annual Conference • August 22-24, 2016 • Baltimore, MD

Early Bird Registration ends June 15, 2016

CME and CEC available for purchase with registration*

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We are proud to announce that registration for the 2016 Healing Justice Alliance Annual Conference is now open! Early bird registration is open until June 15th.

The conference will bring together the top experts and experience in the field of violence prevention. We will meet in the beautiful city of Baltimore, MD from August 22-24. In addition to the formal conference, the Healing Justice Alliance is offering two opportunities to participate. Please see below for more information.

The theme of this year’s conference is, “Building a Community of Healers: Healing the Wounds of Violence and Injustice.” We hope that you can join us for this amazing event and look forward to building with you!

*The number of CME/CEC hours has not yet been confirmed


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Logistical Information

Awards and Scholarships



Logistical Information

Conference Agenda

The Healing Justice Alliance conference will take place in three parts:

  • August 21: Pre-conference Networking Activities – This social excursion is an opportunity to relax and meet colleagues in a less formal environment.
  • August 22-23: Conference – The 2016 conference boasts a wide variety of leaders striving to reduce violence in their communities.
  • August 24: Post-conference Workshops – These additional trainings provide an opportunity for more focused learning on specific topics.

For the full conference agenda, click here. (Updated June 22, 2016)

Hotel Information

Hilton Baltimore – Click here to make a reservation

The Hilton Baltimore is the official 2016 conference venue and hotel.

A special Conference Guest Package is available to conference attendees. The $179 rate (plus 15.5% tax) is for either single or double occupancy, and includes in room wi-fi, access to the hotel pool, fitness center and sauna, and a hot breakfast buffet coupon for registered conference attendees on Monday and Tuesday, August 22 and 23 and registered Workshop attendees on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

A government rate for $168 per night (plus taxes) is also available and includes the same amenities.

These discounted rates are available until July 30, 2016 and require a deposit equal to one night’s stay. Cancellations are allowed and deposits are refundable until 3 days prior to arrival. See terms online.

To book via phone, call 1-800-HILTONS and reference the applicable group code below:

  • NNH”  (General Registrants)
  • NNHG” (Government Employees with Government Identification)


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Awards and Scholarships

Willis Young Memorial Award

At the 2016 Conference, we will honor the inaugural recipient of the Willis Young Memorial Award for outstanding work on the frontline of a hospital-based violence intervention program. The honor is given to a person who is committed and passionate in the effort to break the cycle of violence and promotes healing in communities where violent injuries occur. Nominations are currently being accepted.

Click here to download the nomination form (Form may open in your download tray)

Young Leader Scholarship

Young people affected by violence are a critical voice that we seek to lift up in our work, to ensure that we are truly building a community of healers that reflects the population we serve. To ensure that young people’s voices are included, the Healing Justice Alliance is offering scholarships for young people affected by violence to travel to, and participate in, this year’s conference in Baltimore, MD.

Click here to download the application form


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This conference would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors.


Office for Victims of Crime

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention


Kaiser Permanente


Boston Medical Center

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Cure Violence

Youth ALIVE!


Emergency Entry to Exit – Ventura County Medical Center

Shock Trauma Center


Click here to Become a Conference Sponsor!


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