The Statewide Town Hall will be in the fall of 2021.
Thank you for another successful Arizona Town Hall!
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Click here to read the draft final recommendations from the "Strong Families Thriving Children" statewide Town Hall.
November 14-16, 2019
Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ, 85021
Date & Attendance Requirements: Attendees must block out on their calendars the entire period from Thursday evening to midday Saturday. Active participation by each participant throughout the entire process is essential.
The concluding plenary session on Saturday morning is a critical phase
of the Town Hall process during which participants finalize the
Dress for the Town Hall is business casual.
Cost: In addition to the cost of your lodging during the Town Hall, the cost for meals and participant registration is: $490.
Guests and observers can purchase meals separately.
If you plan to attend the Town Hall as an observer, click here to register using the "Observer" option and choose your meals.
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.
Hotel Reservations: Click here to reserve your room online.
The last day refunds is Friday, November 1, 2019.
Thursday Dinner: Welcome, Orientation and Working Dinner
Friday Breakfast: Panel Presentation on Strong Families are Connected Families
Moderator: Olivia Elder, Families and Incarceration Associate, FWD.us
Friday Lunch: Panel Presentation on Arizona Resources and Opportunities
Moderator: Suzanne Pfister, CEO, Vitalyst Health Foundation
Friday Dinner: Panel Presentation on Inspiration for Action
Moderator: Elizabeth McNamee, Chair, Community Town Halls Committee, Arizona Town Hall
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 (total cost est. at $800-$1200).
Types of Scholarship Funds: Thanks to a scholarship fund established by Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), more Arizona small business owners will have their opinions heard when it comes to issues important to the state. The scholarship has been named after former Arizona Town Hall President, Shirley Agnos. The BCBS scholarship fund is used to invite and engage small business leaders who might not otherwise be able to participate in the three-day Town Hall process. Individual scholarships shall not exceed $500.
Other scholarships are sometimes available. For additional information, please contact the Arizona Town Hall office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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