Conference 2020

Save the Date: October 7-9, 2020

PCADV Conference: Defining and Delivering Excellence

PCADV will have our biennial statewide conference October 7-9, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference will be “Domestic Violence at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender”. We hope you will join us!  

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PROPOSAL DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2020 Request for Proposals: Workshop Presenters

We are currently seeking proposals for presenters for “Defining and Delivering Excellence: Domestic Violence at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender”, our biennial statewide conference to be held October 7-9, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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Keynote Speaker: Karma Cottman

Karma Cottman has over 20 years of experience in the field of violence against women. A diverse leader, Ms. Cottman is an expert in grassroots organizing and local, statewide, and national policy advocacy. She joined the DC Coalition as Executive Director in 2010, and in 2014 she launched Ujima: The National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community. Prior to her time with DCCADV, Ms. Cottman was employed at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) as the Vice President of Policy and Emerging Issues. Since 1994, Ms. Cottman has worked with numerous national partners to address emerging issues in domestic violence service provision and sits on several national committees.

Conference attendee registration will open in June 2020 – Please check back for more details!

Conference Location:

Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center
800 E Park Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17111
717-561-2800 |

2018 Conference Snapshot

  • 3 DAYS

  • 200+ ATTENDEES


Conference Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2020 PCADV Conference, please contact Kathy Stone at or 717.545.6400.

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