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Upcoming Town Hall

114th Statewide Town Hall
Mental Health, Substance Use, and Homelessness

November 14-16, 2022
PERA Club Facility
1 E Continental Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

Statewide Town Hall Brief Agenda


Join us for an interactive discussion on how to solve the challenges associated with mental health, substance use, and homelessness. Participants will engage in solutions-based discussions to develop priorities for catalyzing solutions.

Date & Attendance Requirements: Attendees should reserve the mornings of Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, November 14-16, 2022. Active participation throughout the Town Hall discussions is essential. The concluding plenary session Wednesday morning is a critical phase of the Town Hall process during which participants finalize the Recommendations Report. Dress for in person attendance is business casual.

Note: Participation in the Town Hall may qualify you for various professional education requirements including Continuing Legal Education (CLE).

Cost: In addition to the cost of your lodging during the Town Hall, the cost for meals and participant registration is: $500. Virtual-only participation is $250.

Guests and observers can purchase meals separately.

Meal Programs: All meal programs are open to the general public. If you do not plan to attend as a participant or as an observer, click here to register and choose which meal programs you wish to attend.



Complete your Biological Information by clicking this link.

The last day refunds is Friday, November 2, 2022.

Monday Breakfast: Welcome, Opening and Overview

Monday Lunch: Panel Presentation on Health and Human Services and Arizona Mayors

  • Paul Deasy, Mayor, City of Flagstaff
  • Craig McFarland, Mayor, City of Casa Grande
  • Corey Woods, Mayor, City of Tempe
  • Rev. Que English, Director, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Monday Dinner: Interactive social activity facilitated by Rising Youth Theater

Tuesday Breakfast: Panel Presentation on Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Arizona Communities

Tuesday Lunch: The Path Forward

Special Performance by Supaman, Hip Hop Artist, Rapper, and Ghost/Thunder Dancer

“Supaman” is Christian Takes Gun Parrish, a Native American dancer and innovative hip hop artist who has dedicated his life to empowering and spreading a message of hope, pride, and resilience through his original art form. He is the recipient of an MTV VMA award, a Nammy “Native American Music Award”, North American Indigenous Image Award, and Tunney Awards. He was awarded The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award in Canada for best video and was voted MTV’s new Artist of the Week. His 2018 nominations brought him home awards for Best Hip Hop Album and Best Producer for the Indigenous Music Awards.

Participants spend the bulk of their time participating in facilitated discussions designed to build consensus for future action.Activities: Participants spend the bulk of their time participating in facilitated discussions designed to build consensus for future action. Meal programs will feature recognized speakers on the topic, as well as other informative presentations.

Scholarships Available: While many diverse individuals are invited, often the fees or time away from work prevents their participation. Scholarship funds can help to alleviate some of those issues. Applicants/recipients may need to share in the attendance cost.

Download and print the Scholarship Application Form.

For additional information, please contact the Arizona Town Hall office by email at

Looking for information regarding past Town Halls? Visit our Past Town Halls page.

Arizona Town Hall is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that brings diverse people together to solve critical and often divisive policy issues

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