“A positive future relies on actions that engage each other, invests in building inclusive communities, and innovates from hope and possibility.
Community Summit 2019 brings together self-advocates, families, educators, community leaders, non-profit agencies, and government organizers to discuss building inclusive communities where all individuals are valued for their unique contributions.
Engaging keynote speakers, informational sessions, workshops, discussion panels and fun social events make attending this much anticipated conference a rewarding experience. We invite you to immerse yourself in three days of learning, collaborating and connecting for personal and professional growth.
This year’s Keynote Speaker, Gaelynn Lea, is an American folksinger, violinist, public speaker and disability advocate from Duluth, Minnesota. Classically trained violinist and songwriter, Gaelynn Lea bewitches scores of fans with her haunting original songs and experimental takes on traditional fiddle music. Her work most recently won NPR Music’s 2016 Tiny Desk Contest, a competition drawing submissions of original songs from more than 6,000 musicians across the country. Visit her site at: www.violinscratches.com..”