2023 Pre-Conference Workshops

Safe and Healthy Home Repairs

Armand Magnelli, Livable Housing Inc.

In this half-day workshop, Armand Magnelli of Livable Housing, Inc. will help participants understand the health risks related to housing using the 8 Principles of Healthy Housing. Participants will also learn techniques to assess homes more systematically to identify and prioritize all significant hazards, with the end goal of improving the quality and consistency of repairs. Register.

Rural Poverty Simulation

Dawn Martin, Hinton Center for Rural Life

In this pre-conference workshop, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by those living in poverty in rural communities. Participants will respectfully step into the shoes of rural families during the experience to see what it might be like to live in poverty. Register.