2023 Hands & Voices Leadership Conference
“From Why to How: Dive IN!”
Sunday, October 1, 2023 – Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Hosted by Michigan Hands & Voices
A Conference for H&V Chapter and Program Leaders, Family-Based Organizations, Parents of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, and the Professionals who work with us.
Exciting Presentation Topics!
• Grant Writing…Where to Start?
• Social Media in Action
• Becoming a Leader: Leadership in Small Doses
• A Diversity Toolkit: Unleashing the Power of Multicultural Programming
• Comprehensive Family Support in a Rural State: A Family-Based Collaboration
• And more: The Intersection of Fatherhood and Culture, From LEGOs to Letting Go: How a Deaf Mentor Changed Our Family , and much more...
Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities
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The Hands & Voices Leadership Conference brings together family leaders from all over the world to develop skills, to receive training on providing leadership to others, and to impact local systems. It is the only conference of its kind devoted exclusively to teaching family members with children who are deaf or hard of hearing how to be effective agents of change.
This conference is an excellent time to network and learn. Please help us build our audience by extending an invitation to a favorite teacher, your EHDI Coordinator, an important school administrator, D/HH leaders and mentors, and families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Not involved in Hands & Voices? No problem! This is a fantastic conference containing up-to-date information, fascinating conversations and networking, and exploration of content in new and exciting ways. Please join us!
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm - (Includes light meal and opening session/activities at conference center)
Monday 7:00 am – 4:30 pm - (Includes breakfast at conference center)
Tuesday 7:30 am – 12:30 pm - (Includes breakfast at conference center)
General Registration Prices & Deadlines
$445 - Full general conference
$325 - Student- Full General Conference
$325 - Monday Only
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY: Written cancellation requests must be sent to Jeannene@handsandvoices.org and received on, or before, August 15th, 2023. No refunds will be given after August 15th, refunds will be issued to those registrants who cancel, less a $75 processing fee per registration. Substitutions are welcome at no charge.