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Resilient Families and Thriving Communities

Children's Trust of South Carolina, Building Hope for Children Conference 2019

Sept. 5-6, Hyatt Regency, Downtown Greenville, S.C.

Early Bird - $250 (April 17 to May 31)
Regular Price - $325 (June 1 to August 15)

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What is the Building Hope for Children Conference?

Child-and family-serving professionals, advocates and leaders work tirelessly to prevent child abuse and neglect while building resilient families and thriving communities. Their contributions give us hope for a better future for our children, our families, our communities and our state. To support these everyday heroes, Children’s Trust hosts its biennial prevention conference, which will focus on building educational, health care and community resources that support family well-being.

With the theme of Resilient Families and Thriving Communities, conference attendees will be inspired by dozens of dynamic breakout sessions, regional and national experts, and networking opportunities with peers from across the state.

(Schedule and sessions coming soon)

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Who should attend?

The Building Hope for Children Conference offers a unique experience for anyone interested in the prevention of child abuse and neglect and the promotion of resilience and well-being. The conference is designed for prevention professionals, advocates, leaders and community stakeholders. Social workers, teachers, counselors, nurses, home visitors and other nonprofit professionals have found this conference valuable to their work.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

CEUs for nursing, social workers, counselors, therapists, and prevention professionals will be offered through South Carolina AHEC.

South Carolina AHEC

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Keynote speakers

Glenda Hatchett
Glenda Hatchett, Esq.

Judge and attorney, The Hatchett Firm, “The Verdict” (television show)

Read Glenda's Bio
Jerry Milner
Jerry Milner, D.S.W.

Associate commissioner, Children’s Bureau

Read Jerry's Bio
Robert Sege
Robert Sege, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatrician and professor of medicine, Tufts University

Read Robert's Bio
Phil and Emada Tingirides
Phil and Emada Tingirides

Community policing officers, Los Angeles Police Department

Read Phil's and Emada's Bio
Enrique Feldman
Enrique Feldman, M.M., M.S.

Musician and educator, Fostering Arts-Mind Education Foundation

Read Enrique's Bio
Darrell Armstrong
Darrell Armstrong, D.Div. (Honorary), M.Div.

Pastor and child advocate, Shiloh Baptist Church

Read Darrell's Bio

Charming hotel in the heart of Greenville

Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency, Downtown Greenville offers guests the perfect balance of Southern hospitality and modern amenities. Located in the trendy downtown area of Greenville, we’re near the area’s best dining, shopping and entertainment.

Take advantage of our discounted rate

Children's Trust has negotiated a special rate of $169/room (plus taxes and fees) for attendees on the night of Sept. 5. Deadline to book your room at this low rate is Monday, Aug. 12.

220 North Main Street, Greenville, S.C. 29601
Phone: 864-235-1234

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Get exposure as an exhibitor

The Building Hope for Children Conference offers the opportunity to share your products and services with child-serving professionals from across South Carolina. Exhibit spaces are positioned for maximum exposure for your business or organization. Request an exhibitor space today.

Submission deadline is July 8.

2017 Prevention Conference exhibitor SC Thrive

Show your support and be a sponsor

Your support of Children’s Trust biennial Building Hope for Children Conference will help ensure our child- and family-serving professionals are as well-equipped as possible and remain committed to their important work.

2019 Conference Sponsor Levels (PDF)

Sponsor information contact

Caitlyn McAnulty
Donor Relations Coordinator
cmcanulty@scchildren.org
803-744-4025

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Programmatic partners

The following organizations are providing funding support for the conference.

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If you have questions about the conference, email us at conference@scchildren.org.

For any payment related questions, email us at finance@scchildren.org.