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Save the Dates! June 9-12, 2024


Shared Vision, Collective Impact: Shaping Our Future Together

Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA   |   #APHSASUMMIT24

Register Today

Several days of exciting content, exhibits, and networking. We look forward to seeing you in Arlington, VA! Register today and get in on the early bird savings until Wed., May 15!

Agenda At A Glance

Experience sessions that foster knowledge-building on emerging national policy issues affecting state, county, and city agencies delivering human services in our communities; showcase innovative practices and models; and more details to be announced soon.

Call for Award Nominations

Recognizing excellence in the work our members and partners are doing across the country will be celebrated throughout the summit. Nominations are accepted until Tues., April 16. Read the full criteria below.


Hot News! Excitement abounds with a line-up of thought leaders for our general sessions. We are pleased to announce the following speakers:

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Sunday, June 9 | 4:30 PM

Bridge to Belonging


Autumn Rose Miskweminanocsqua (Raspberry Star Woman) Williams

Miss Native American USA,
Activist, Model

Join us as we explore the foundational principles of belonging and hear from our first Summit keynote on her experience of acceptance and belonging.

Monday, June 10 | 8:30 AM

APHSA's New Leader

Reggie Bicha

APHSA President & CEO

Hear from the newly appointed President and CEO of the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) as he takes the national stage for the first time.

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Wednesday, June 12 | 8:30 AM

The Lighthouse Effect

Steve Pemberton

Chief Global Diversity Officer, Walgreens, Child Advocate,
and Author of A Chance in the World

As the Summit ends, you will be inspired and encouraged on how you can be a "human lighthouse" for others and renew your hope for humanity as Steve Pemberton shares insights from his newly released memoir, The Lighthouse Effect.

Call for Award Nominations — Criteria for Awards

Each year, APHSA and its partners honor several individuals and entities for their outstanding contributions to the human services sector. This year, we are pleased to add three new award categories. A review panel of representatives from our board, organization executives, and APHSA staff will review nominations.

Nominations are evaluated based on the criteria outlined in each award description and accepted until Tuesday, April 16.

Plan Your Travel & Book Hotel

The Crystal Gateway Marriott, located in the heart of Crystal City, is the host hotel for the Summit. APHSA negotiated a room block for conference attendees. The standard room rate is $299, and the government per diem room is $258 (plus applicable taxes). The hotel block will close on Wednesday, May 15.

Join APHSA for several days of content, exhibits, and networking!
Become a Sponsor!

With a range of sponsorship packages available, Summit 2024 is the perfect place for our partners to:

  • position your company as a leader in the human services field,

  • establish relationships with policymakers,

  • deepen current customer relationships,

  • educate state and local human services leaders about your solutions,

  • and learn about challenges and priorities from APHSA member organizations.

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Don't wait—secure an opportunity today to reach the top human service leaders. Download the 2024 APHSA Sponsorship Opportunities PDF to find out the details.

Are you ready to become a sponsor? Do you have any questions? Or would you like a customized package for your organization?

Contact the Sponsorship Sales Team directly or call 800-856-8567. We're excited to discuss how you can be an integral partner in this exclusive event!