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People with Lived Experience Institute Presents our 1st Annual PLE Conference

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You are welcome to the 2020 People with Lived Experience Institute Conference on December 18th and December 19th! This is a conference led by experts who are people with lived experience of inequities. In this conference you will learn from people with lived experience who are the experts and source of solutions in a variety of areas including health, education, law, policy, leadership, organizational management, social services, journalism and much more.

The highlights of this 2020 conference include individual and organizational guidance for dismantling systemic inequities, systems transformation, authentically engaging people with lived experience, economic empowerment and next steps for sustainability.

People with Lived Experience Institute Values www.pleinstitute.org :

· The People with Lived Experience Institute team believes in addressing the root causes of systemic inequities

· The People with Lived Experience Institute believes in uplifting the voices of people with lived experience as the experts of the inequities they are facing

· The People with Lived Experience Institute believes in authentic engagement of people with lived experience as the source of solutions in leading change.

· The People with Lived Experience Institute believes in the value of authentic listening of the voices of people with lived experience of inequities.

· The People with Lived Experience Institute believes that even one person can serve as the catalyst for change in their communities as part of the village.

Meet our December 18th Special Guest & Keynote:

Regina Cannon, Chief Equity and Impact Officer at C4 Innovations, has dedicatedher career to being a vocal, active leader fighting for equitable policies, systems, and institutions and addressing marginalization of people of color. She has more than 19 years of experience leading anti-poverty initiatives addressing homelessness, supportive housing, criminal justice reform, community capacity building, and youth leadership development.

Currently Regina gives keynotes and conducts racial equity training and racial equity design and implementation workshops for communities across the country. In addition, she hosts the mini-podcast, Morning Cup of Equity. Previously, Regina was Southeast Director for Corporation for Supportive Housing where she worked with communities to transform systems of care into data and performance driven systems that provide sustainable, permanent housing to those experiencing homelessness.

She managed a large portfolio of initiatives across multiple sectors addressing Frequent User Service Enhancement (FUSE) with health care and criminal justice partners, Moving On with public housing authorities, and Supportive Housing Development with non-profit organizations and local developers.

Regina has developed and managed mental health and drug court programs as well as Restorative Justice Board programs for young adults engaged with the criminal justice system. She was also an Assistant Professor at Bennett College and an adjunct professor at North Carolina A&T University.

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