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St. Louis County Health & Human Service Conference 2019
The 37th annual St. Louis County Health & Human Service Conference draws together more than 3,000 public and private sector practitioners for three days of training and networking while providing a forum for sharing innovative ideas, stretching perspectives and strengthening community health and human services. The event runs Oct. 9-11. This year’s theme is “Bravely Being Human.”
Ellie Krug, writer, lawyer and author of Getting to be Ellen: A Memoir about Love, Honesty and Gender Change will be the keynote speaker.
Krug speaks, trains and consults on diversity and inclusion topics to governmental entities, court systems, corporations, law firms, social service organizations and schools. She has presented her diversity and inclusion program, “Gray Area Thinking” across the country. Her monthly newsletter, The Ripple can be found on her website, elliekrug.com.
The keynote welcome also will feature the music of Mary Bue, a Minneapolis-based singer and songwriter who lived in Duluth for many years.
The St. Louis County Health and Human Services Conference is the second-largest in the state for health and human services professionals. The event includes more than 130 workshops and 200 exhibits, all designed to offer opportunities for networking, sharing of innovative ideas, and strengthening services provided. In addition to St. Louis County, which organizes and presents the annual conference, more than 70 community organizations contribute to the conference’s success as co-sponsors.
Walk-in registration is available on any day of the conference. Cash or check will be accepted. The registration fee is $75 if done by Sept. 27, or $90 at the door. For students, the cost is $50 if registering by this Sept. 27, or $80 at the door.
For more information visit stlouiscountymn.gov/hhsconference.