Deadline to Submit Proposals Extended for Strengthening Colorado Families and Communities Conference

March 9, 2020


Illuminate Colorado, in partnership with the Colorado Department of Human Services, will host the 2020 Strengthening Colorado Families and Communities Conference in Pueblo, CO from September 28-30, 2020. 

The 2020 conference, highlighting ways to build protective factors that prevent child maltreatment, will host up to 800 learners from diverse backgrounds and professions from across Colorado, including professionals with varied levels of content knowledge. The Conference Planning Committee is looking for engaging and interactive workshop sessions from individuals and organizations passionate about the work they are doing with children, youth and families. Download the Call for Proposals Announcement for a list of potential topic areas to learn more.

The deadline to submit proposals has been extended to 5 p.m. on April 25, 2020. Proposals must be submitted using the electronic form at

P.S. Join us throughout April to celebrate #greatchildhoods and Child Abuse Prevention Month. April 3rd is national #Wearblueday. Plus, join partners from across Colorado at the online Child Abuse Prevention Month launch on April 7.

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