We have a number of exciting, engaging sessions planned for our Lutheran Services in America-Disability Network Summer Meeting in Detroit, Michigan, August 3–5, 2022! The meeting will include a focus on advocacy strategies to move the needle on workforce issues on Capitol Hill featuring Erik Rasmussen of Meridian Government Affairs and creating a culture of excellence and attracting a diverse workforce with Tommie Lewis of Make It Plain Consulting.
View the agenda for more details. Registration for the meeting will close on Monday, July 27.
What to Expect
The meeting will be held in-person at the offices of our LSA-DN member:
8131 East Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI 48214
Following a site visit to Samaritas on Wednesday, we will hear from experts on Thursday and Friday on topics such as developing and implementing creative advocacy strategies to move the needle on Capitol Hill on the workforce crisis; creating a culture of excellence and attracting a diverse workforce; and what the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency means for providers and the people they support. Thursday night will also feature a group dinner at a local restaurant.
Book Your Hotel Room
We secured a group rate for the nights of August 3 and 4 at the following hotel:
Courtyard Detroit Downtown
333 East Jefferson Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226.
NOTE: To take advantage of the group rate, you must reserve your room by 5:00 p.m. ET on July 13.
How to Attend
If you plan to attend, please follow these steps:
- Register for the event via Eventbrite by clicking the green “Tickets” button and following the instructions. Registration for the Summer Meeting is free, but if you wish to attend the optional dinner on Thursday night, there is a $55 charge. You can register for both the meeting and the dinner via the “Tickets” button.
- Make your room reservation directly with the hotel.
- Notify Sarah Dobson if you require an accommodation to participate in this event by July 5.
Registration for the meeting and optional Thursday night group dinner will close end of day Monday, July 27, 2022.
Contact Sarah Dobson, Senior Director of Public Policy and Advocacy.