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PCADV Conference

2022 PCADV Conference: Embracing Equity and Centering Communities

October 6-7 in Harrisburg, PA (or Virtual!)

After going virtual in 2020, PCADV is excited to announce that our biennial conference will return in October 2022 in Harrisburg, PA. Along with the in-person conference, there will be a virtual option to accommodate even more attendees across PA and beyond.

The theme for this year’s conference is Embracing Equity and Centering Communities. Sessions and workshops will cover topics such as striving for racial and social justice, enhancing advocacy effectiveness, growing organizational resources, and reshaping organizational culture. There will also be a legal track for legal advocates and lawyers (this track will be in-person only).

Keynote Speaker: Wendy Mahoney

Wendy Mahoney has over 30 years of experience in the non-profit and social service fieldsShe has been Executive Director for Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence for 8 years. Prior to this position, she served as the Principal Consultant for Divine Strategies, LLC, Executive Director for Mississippi Families as Allies for Children’s Mental Health, and Executive Director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness Mississippi. Wendy’s vast array of experiences and success come from her years of non-profit management; program development; grant writing; direct service; school administration; community leadership and development; cultural responsiveness consulting; and personal and professional development trainings. She has served 6 years on the NNEDV Membership Committee as Co-chair and Chair.

Registration Information

Registration will open in June 2022.

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Conference Awards

Illuminary Award

A luminary has inspired and influenced others to create positive change. They have the courage to embrace possibilities and recognize that nothing is impossible. Nominations are open now through July 31, 2022.

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Innovator Award

An innovator builds a future with creativity and vision. They leave the world better than they found it and never fail to look for the best in others or give the best themselves. Nominations are open now through July 31, 2022.

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Conference Sponsorships

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2022 PCADV Conference, please contact Jennifer Beittel at or 717.545.6400.

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