The Coalition produces a conference that is held every summer. This conference invites advocates throughout the state to learn, network and develop new tools to take back to their workplace. It is a prime tool that management can take advantage of, to support staff development.

2017 Conference

Community-based advocacy: Partnerships for Empowerment

Our next conference will be held on June 5th-7th, 2017 at Sunriver Resort (near Bend, Oregon).

Registration will open in mid-March. Subscribe to our mailing list to get the latest updates.


Coalition member programs are eligible for fee waivers and registration discounts.

If you have any questions about our Annual Conference, contact Jonathan Gates, OCADSV Communications and Events Coordinator at (503) 230-1951 x302.


Previous conferences

It truly takes a village to put on a successful conference. We are grateful to be supported by: